Author: Mike Goddu

March 11, 2015
Monadelphous Achieves Triple Figures for Days Without Injury

Monadelphous Achieves Triple Figures for Days Without Injury

Engineering group Monadelphous achieved triple figures for Days Without Injury after taking on the Incident and Injury-Free™ (IIF™) safety approach while responsible for all critical utilities on a Project in excess of 5,500 in a remote location. Overall, there was a much more confident workforce, moving from a reactive environment to one with active participation, leadership and care and concern.
March 6, 2015
Safety Leadership: Taking a Stand to Reverse Declining Safety Performance

Safety Leadership: Taking a Stand to Reverse Declining Safety Performance

Give me a lever and a place to stand and I can change the world.
January 21, 2015
More Prediction and Control Will Not Break Our Flat-line Safety Results

More Prediction and Control will not Break our Flat-line Safety Results

An oft-heard phrase in forward-looking companies is, “We are on a safety journey,” which I applaud. Readers of this blog column have joined a conversation that is embarking on one such journey: moving beyond behaviorism (and the unspoken principles that have driven it) and taking on new ways of leading and managing Safety Differently.
December 12, 2014
Safety: Over Managed and Under Led

Safety: Over Managed and Under Led

I assert that focusing on the behavior of and pronouncing judgment on the worker prevented the critical learning for the people at the genuine root cause: leadership at multiple levels of the organization. People in positions of authority and expertise create the operating structure, context and conditions in which people behave. They have the duty and responsibility to practice both excellent safety management and exceptional safety leadership.
November 12, 2014
Host Safety Differently with Sidney Dekker

JMJ to Host ‘Safety Differently’ with Sidney Dekker

Join JMJ for a provocative discussion and lunch where best-selling author of Drift to Failure Professor Sidney Dekker and JMJ co-founder Mike Goddu will explore how we can lead and manage ‘Safety Differently’.