A few years ago at the Safety in Action Conference two colleagues discussed generational differences and their effects on building a positive safety culture. From this conversation a conference breakout session called Beyond the Generation Gap was born.
Heidi Brightly is the mayor of a small town in Minnesota who describes herself as former “oil field trash.” Thomas Rice is a Clemson Tigers football fan with a penchant for singing Motown tunes.
Warren Hubler was fresh out of engineering school and eager to prove that he could be a roughneck. But one day a 350-pound wrench stopped him cold in his tracks. Hubler was working on an oil drill when the wrench slammed into his face.