safety cardinal rules

December 8, 2017

Mike Goddu

Mike Goddu is a co-founder of JMJ and for more than 30 years has worked with Global Fortune 500 companies and world-scale construction projects. These ranged from oil and gas in Australia, pipelines in Russia and Kazakhstan, shipyards throughout Asia, offshore projects in the Gulf of Mexico and the rebuilding of Kuwait after the Gulf War in 1991. He has also worked extensively in operations including refineries, natural gas, petrochemicals, and nuclear power and research.
May 5, 2016
Part II: Safety Cardinal Rules for Line Managers, Not Just Workers

Part II: Safety Cardinal Rules for Line Managers, Not Just Workers

First my title, “Cardinal Rules for Managers” and my approach to this topic. The words rules and compliance appear in a number of your comments. A few argue that adding rules for managers will just result in a more compliance-driven culture and not necessarily a safer one. I agree.
March 15, 2016
Part I: Safety Cardinal Rules for Line Managers, Not Just Workers

Part I: Safety Cardinal Rules for Line Managers, Not Just Workers

Life-Saving Rules” and so on for their workers. These titles have been created to signal their imperative. They also form the basis for “just cause”: the levels of disciplinary response to violations by offending workers and supervisors.
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.