The story of how a split-second decision on the job to cut corners on safety forever impacted Charlie Morecraft’s life, his coworkers, and his loved ones.
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After more than 15 years with an Exxon oil refinery, Charlie Morecraft knew his job well. Like other seasoned, blue-collar workers at Exxon, Charlie knew all the rules, all the safety regulations, and all the shortcuts around them. As long as he was in control, Charlie thought nothing could go wrong. Then, his split-second decision caused an explosion that burned over 45% of his body.
Charlie and his deeply moving story are unforgettable for blue-collar workers and C-Suite executives alike. An ordinary guy with an extraordinary story to tell, Charlie’s natural style keeps audiences riveted. He helps raise self-awareness regarding being injured on the job and how we approach the topic of safety. His is an astonishing story that could happen to any one of us. Seldom are people confronted by the real consequences of abusing safety practices—Charlie illustrates the high cost of cutting corners and taking safety for granted.
"Safety is about going home at the end of the day, kissing your wife, and hugging your kids."
- Charlie Morecraft
With the simple message that we are each responsible for our own safety, Charlie offers a wake-up call designed to shake off complacency in your organization. From wearing prescribed safety equipment on the job and following safety procedures at work to simply wearing seat belts in moving vehicles, Charlie’s message spurs people into a greater awareness of the importance and appreciation of safety on the job, at home, and at play. As you listen, you quickly realize that the story of Charlie’s split-second decision will forever change people’s attitude toward safety first and always.The story of how a split-second decision on the job to cut corners on safety forever impacted Charlie Morecraft’s life, his coworkers, and his loved ones.
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