Anne Heywood, CEO of Thompson & Lichtner describes her company as having, “a broad base of services offered in the construction industry.” Thompson & Lichtner operates out of Boston, Massachusetts and provides services according to their clients’ needs, such as Lab Testing & Inspection, Forensics, Building Inspection & Testing, Roof Testing, and much more as Anne will explain in her interview. Similar to other companies, Anne struggled to find simple supplies to support her employees’ sanitation efforts on jobsites, yet found creative solutions with a little extra effort.
As we continue our conversation with Scott Shackelford, Product Compliance Engineer with Google, we turn our discussion to safety leadership and influencing, especially in the absence of regulation. Scott talks about his experience in his current role where compliance is a given and addressing safety to mitigate anticipated risk so it becomes the norm in the future. Looking at it from a strategic risk perspective, Scott includes prediction of risk and risk tolerance as part of the factors to use in addressing risk to get engagement of the stakeholders.