Category: Blog

June 6, 2014
Construction Industry: It is No Longer Acceptable for People to Get Hurt or Killed

Construction Industry: It is No Longer Acceptable for People to Get Hurt or Killed

I spoke with JMJ co-founder Jay Greenspan about construction safety and the state of safety in the construction industry. This interview came on the heels of the First Annual Construction Industry Safety Week, where 31 national and global construction firms gathered to help cause an industry wide safety transformation. In this interview, we explore
June 18, 2013
When People Can Get Hurt, Do the Right Thing (No Exceptions)

When People Can Get Hurt, Do the Right Thing (No Exceptions)

When it comes to safety, doing the right thing may not always look like doing the thing that is going to lead to the fastest production. Sometimes it means taking an action that might seem counterproductive, but could lead to the prevention of injury or, in some cases, even fatality.
May 28, 2013
Transforming Leaders, Transforming Organizations: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

Transforming Leaders, Transforming Organizations: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

In my last conversation with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair, he talked a bit about the creation and evolution of JMJ’s Incident and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety approach. This time, he shared some stories that he felt reflected the kinds of transformations–both individually and organizationally–that can occur as a result of the IIF approach.
April 24, 2013
Building a Culture of Safety: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

Creating a Culture of Safety: An Interview with JMJ Senior Partner Rick Bair

As editor of the blog at a company devoted to helping companies achieve incredible things, I have the privilege of talking to individuals who, themselves, have achieved the extraordinary.