The Bernie Inman Story
Concise Length 12 min
Bernie and Sheila Inman's world was turned upside down when Bernie suffered horrific injuries at work, leaving him in a coma with a grim prognosis: no chance of meaningful recovery. If he were to survive, the doctors predicted he would be blind, brain damaged and completely paralyzed. In this program, Bernie and Sheila candidly discuss the events leading to Bernie's injuries, and in the process deliver a powerful message on the importance of safety awareness, safe work practices and the far-reaching effects of a workplace injury. After listening to Bernie and Sheila's message, viewers of this unique presentation will understand the importance of seemingly simple safety choices and decisions. Bernie does not know or understand why he survived his ordeal, but he insists on turning his tragedy into a positive by sharing his story with others. Topics include complacency & shortcuts, how your choices affect others, PPE, ripple effects of an injury and reasons to work safely.