On this edition of the R-Value Podcast, we're chatting with Wells Bullard, a fifth-generation CEO of Bullard Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems that are marketed worldwide. Bullard traces it's history back to 1898 selling mining safety equipment to gold miners in San Francisco. Today they make products essential to workplace safety: thermal imagers, hard hats, firefighter and rescue helmets, supplied-air respirators, powered air-purifying respirators, and air quality equipment.
Workplace safety is not only a regulated mandate, it's essential to keeping your business stable and profitable. Today's podcast will give you great tips for keeping your site safe while keeping work efficient.
3:04 - Rapid Fire Get To Know Ya': Wells Bullard edition
7:06 - The family history behind 5 generations of Bullard
11:48 - The patriarch of the Bullard family built the business by understanding how others work
14:55 - Was Wells encouraged or entitled to work at Bullard?
19:52 - How has work safety evolved over the last century?
23:55 - The acute incident of safety
27:59 - Safety in the spray foam market
31:47 - The safety minute!
34:13 - Fun facts about safety: head size is changing the industry