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TJ Lyons Receives Words of Wisdom Award at 38th IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Release Date: Nov 6, 2018

Houston, TX—Thomas (TJ) Lyons, regional environmental, health, and safety manager for Total Facility Solutions, was honored with the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award during the 38th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC).

The WOW Award recognizes a speaker who has made an outstanding contribution to CRC, hosted by the International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI).In addition to their technical expertise, WOW Award recipients demonstrate exceptional presentation skills and freely share practical tips and strategies that attendees can put into practice.

“TJ is a true thought leader in construction safety as evidenced by his receipt of the Gary E. Bird Horizon Award, which recognizes innovation in construction risk management, many years ago,” said IRMI CEO Jack Gibson. “His passion for safety comes through loud and clear in the workshops he conducts at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference and the articles he writes for I can’t think of anyone who is more deserving of the WOW award.” 

Mr. Lyons is the 29th winner of the WOW Award. Previous recipients are listed on the IRMI website.

CRC is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to insuring, bonding, and managing the risks of construction projects. The 39th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) will be held November 10–13, 2019, in Seattle, WA.

About IRMI:
Since 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has been the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences. For more information, visit

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