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Richard Hawk

Richard spent more than 15 years working in the safety industry — first as a safety engineer for a nuclear power plant and then as a safety consultant for a wide variety of industries — before becoming a keynote speaker. Richard’s depth of knowledge and experience make for content-rich sessions. And his energetic speaking style makes his presentations upbeat and exciting for attendees.


For Safety Leaders


Mindfully Safe

Improve Safety Performance By Paying Better Attention

Being mindful helps you pay better attention to what you’re doing and improves your ability to avoid hazards. Time Magazine calls it “the science of finding focus in a stressed-out multitasking culture.” Google, Nike, Proctor Gamble, hospitals, schools and professional sports teams are just a few of the many organizations who are including this science, mindfulness training, as part of their health & safety and performance programs.

Research and real-life results show that mindfulness reduces stress and improves your health. During this inspiring keynote, you’ll learn practical ways to include mindfulness in your daily life (as well as tips on how to begin a mindfulness program at your company for safety leadership audiences).


Create a Vibrant Safety Culture

Lead the Way to an Accident‐Free Workplace
 

Leaders face a special set of challenges when it comes to safety performance. Not only do they have to understand a wide array of safety requirements, but they also need to possess the social skills to influence people to perform better. This engaging training session helps leaders develop those skills and create a vibrant safety culture that everyone will buy in to. Participants will learn how to increase their influence as a safety leader and better inspire employees to take to heart their company’s safety and health values.


For All-Employees


Dangerous Daze

Improve Personal Safety By Paying Better Attention

Richard takes his most popular topic for leaders, “Mindfully Safe”, and makes it pertinent it to all employees. Being mindful helps you pay better attention to what you’re doing and improves your ability to avoid hazards. Time Magazine calls mindfulness “the science of finding focus in a stressed-out multitasking culture.” Research and real-life results show that mindfulness reduces stress and improves your health. During this inspiring keynote, employees will learn simple strategies they can easily incorporate into their everyday routines to increase their awareness and therefore reduce accidents.