Speaker Category: Communication

  • Richard Hawk

    It’s rare to find someone who is both a safety professional and an entertaining speaker and trainer, but Richard fits the bill.While his depth of knowledge and experience make for content rich sessions (Richard spent 10 years as a safety professional in the Nuclear Industry), he also draws on his theater and music background to deliver speeches and training sessions that are truly enjoyable. Richard stays on the leading edge of the safety industry. His credentials include numerous safety and technical certifications from various organizations including the National Safety Council. (He has also been a keynote speaker at the NSC’s Annual Congress & Expo—the largest annual safety convention in the United States.)

    Speaker Expertise: Communication
  • Greg Ford

    Greg Ford is passionate about helping organizations eliminate accidents. He is committed to empowering people with “safety self-awareness” so they modify their own behaviors in the workplace. In Greg’s session, attendees will learn what personality-risk factors are and why they have become a leading indicator for predicting human error and preventable incidents.

  • Gary McDougal

    Gary is a retired police officer who served with the Calgary Police Service for 25 years; the last 8 years of his career, Gary was a member of the Hostage/Barricaded Negotiation Team. He served as both a Team Leader and Training coordinator for the Calgary Hostage Negotiation team and was a frequent presenter at the Canadian Police College and upon retiring in 2006, Gary formed a company called Conflict Solutions. He is currently on the speaking circuit, delivering training in a number of disciplines which include effective negotiation skills, conflict management, dealing with difficult clients, ethics in the workplace and workplace violence issues. Gary is a graduate of the Negotiation Certification program at the University of Calgary as well as a graduate of the FBI Hostage Negotiators Training School and has also served as an Instructor at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

  • Eldeen E. Pozniak - Top Safety Speakers

    Eldeen E. Pozniak

    Eldeen has over 25 years experience as an international management consultant specializing in occupational health and safety.  Her being committed to a Safe World of Work has given her experience and involvement in a variety of industry sectors and has her now spreading her knowledge at educational institutions. Well known for her sense of humor and down to earth approach, she captivates, engages and motivates her audiences to look at what we can be doing differently or more of, to ensure our own health and safety and that of others. Eldeen’s powerful messages will personally inspire and challenge any audience – it leaves people with not only food for thought and a few laughs, but outlines some simple and amazingly effective actions we can implement into our lives,… into our organizations, that can have profound effects.

  • Carla Rieger- Top Safety Speakers

    Carla Rieger

    Carla Rieger  is an expert on creative people solutions. She is the director of The Artistry of Change a communications consulting firm since 1991. She has written four books and spoken internationally for the last 20 years on this topic. In addition, she has over 10 years experience in the performing arts, specifically comedy. As a frequent speaker and trainer before a wide variety of associations, companies and organizations, Carla helps them build bridges with the key people in their lives. Presentation titles include- The Art of Communication: How to Turn Differences into Collaborative Solutions, Change It Up: How to Avoid the Top 4 Mistakes Change Leaders Make, The Power of Laughter: Managing Change with a Sense of Humor, Taking Creative Risks: How to Present Innovative Ideas to Decision Makers, Speaking on the Funny Side of the Brain.

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