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Congrats to SMS Standout Tyre Armstrong

By September 14, 2022No Comments

Let’s hear it for our SMS Standout Tyre Armstrong. Tyre treated a patient who presented chest pain, dizziness, and weakness. The EKG revealed atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response. Tyre contacted med control who ordered medication to treat the arrhythmia, which had a positive effect on the patient’s conditions. The employee was safely transported to the ER for further evaluation. Great thinking and work, Tyre!

We were able to get a glimpse into what a day at work looks like for Tyre and learn some fun facts about him.

A.A. Describe a typical day at work.

T.A. Aa typical day at work includes emails, a lot of paperwork, daily checks, and preventative maintenance on equipment. Let’s not forget about the coffee and a lot of good laughs with peers around the rig which, makes the work day worthwhile. Also, the best parts of the day are lunch and dinner.  


A.A. What was the best vacation you have ever taken?

T.A. The best vacation I have ever taken was to Santa Rose, Florida on my birthday weekend for an entire week.


A.A. Describe yourself in one sentence.

T.A. I am funny, outgoing, hardworking, willing to learn anything and have a great attitude about everything, and always see the best part of the day instead of the worst.


A.A. What is your favorite thing about your job?

T.A. My favorite thing about the job is the great people on board the rig and being there for people, or patients when needed.  


A.A. What food could you live on for a month?

T.A. Salad and Red Lobsters cheddar bay biscuits.


A.A. Do you have a side hustle, hobby, or volunteer group that you’re involved in outside of work? What else do you spend your time doing?

T.A. I do work part-time at home as a paramedic. If I’m not working at home, I am spending time with family and friends.


A.A. How do you stay motivated at work?

T.A. Learning new things every day to improve myself as a person, and my skills is what keeps me motivated. Therefore, I am always trying to better myself to benefit others.


A.A. What has been the most fulfilling moment in your career so far?

T.A. The most fulfilling moment in my career is the people I have worked with and friends I have made throughout the years, and the many lives I have changed.


A.A. Who would play you in a movie?

T.A. Kevin Hart most definitely.


A.A. Tell us about a moment that changed your life.

T.A. A moment that changed my life was getting into college and figuring out that it was time to grow up.


A.A. What would be your advice for future [safety professionals]?

T.A. Experience isn’t always key, training and always being willing to learn new things. Always trust yourself.


A.A. What is your favorite activity outside of work?

T.A. Going out and hanging with friends and family.


A.A. Name one book that inspired you professionally.

T.A. The Other Perspective.


A.A. Which talent or superpower would you most like to have and why?

T.A. Teleportation to places would be a great superpower to have because I do not like long drives.  


A.A. What was the best advice you were ever given?

T.A. Hard work pays off.


A.A. Do you have a bucket list? What are the top 3 things on it?


  1. Traveling to Space.
  2. Seeing Adele perform in London.
  3. Flying and landing a plane.


A.A Do you have any pets? What are their names?

T.A. I have a boxer and her name is Sugarbaby. 


A.A  A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?

T.A. Let’s go take a dip and get a drink.  I’m not sure why the penguin is here but I’m assuming the penguin has had a day like mine and wants a margarita like me, which I am totally okay with.