In this episode, Shelomith Gonzalez, Safety Manager at R.E. Lee Companies, Alex Shaw, and Jimbo Redmond discuss carbonated water and Shelomith’s story. Our conversation ranges from the experiential, organic nature of Shelosmith’s development as a safety professional to her philosophy on prioritizing efforts towards what really matters, to using employees as a resource for exploration, discovery, and improvement.
Scott RPG team members Jimbo Redmond, Brent Long, and Alex Shaw sit down with Rene Veilleux of Meherrin Agriculture to discuss their journey navigating regular Risk Performance Leadership Team meetings. The conversation covers some of the differences between these teams and safety committees, the importance of going grassroots, and sticking to the game plan even when meetings feel dry.
Scott Risk Performance team members Alex Shaw, Jimbo Redmond, Jacob Dahlin, and Bennett Whitehouse discuss the quality of life as the centerpiece to better manage risk at work and in our personal lives and share a tool that can be leveraged to create awareness for individual risk performance in the workplace as well as at home.
Jimbo Redmond and Alex Shaw of the Scott Risk Performance Group sit down with Todd Conklin, an internationally recognized expert in Organizational Culture and Behavior and Human Performance, to discuss how organizations respond to incidents, the notion of failing safely, near misses, and centering on employees to surface solutions.
In this episode we discuss Joe’s time (38 years) at Shoosmith from being a laborer to asphalt plant manager, to his current position. Joe shares insight into the culture around safety when he started in the 1980s and what it looks like today. Additionally, he highlights the upcoming annual safety meeting that all employees participate in each year and how they have changed things up this year to be more hands on and taught by their superintendents.