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dc.contributor.authorDekker, Sidneyen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper traces Zero Vision as a product both of Enlightenment thinking (particularly in its aim to perfect humanity and society through measurement, science and rationality) and a continuation of traditionally religious promises that deliverance from suffering is achievable and morally desirable. It then explores how a Zero Vision might look in the twenty-first century, focusing on a limitation on top-down, rule-driven, centrally governed control over safety outcomes in the pursuit of zero; a switch to looking for and understanding our successes, rather than our shrinking number of failures; and a suggestion that secular organizations can commit to an alleviation of suffering as a morally acceptable and practically doable substitute for its eradication.en_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalPolicy and Practice in Health and Safetyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental and Occupational Health and Safetyen_US
dc.titleZero Vision: enlightenment and new religionen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Scienceen_US
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Version.en_US
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