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

    BA, BSc, CEES, CHSC, CHSMSA, CRSP, FIIRSM, CMIOSH CEO – Pozniak Safety Associates Inc. in Canada CEO – Diggins Safety Consulting in the USA Eldeen comes to us holding a variety of global health and safety-related designations and certifications such as the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), being a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (FIIRSM) and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health in the UK (CMIOSH),… Eldeen is committed to a Safer World of Work, having worked in 7 different countries across 5 of the 7 continents. Her commitment is demonstrated by her 25 plus years of experience and involvement as an advisor and consultant to various industry sectors, government organizations, and businesses, and as lecturer at educational institutions. It is also shown through her involvement and volunteer positions in safety and health-related associations. Eldeen is the Past President of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and the past president of the International Network of Safety and Health Professional Organizations (INSHPO), and is the current standards practice chair of the International Practice Specialty of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). Due to her commitment and professionalism, she has…

  • 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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