Many topics are available for speaking engagements or as a keynote speaker. More detailed abstracts on presentation topics are available further down the page.
Small acts of GREATNESS. People working in workplace safety often never realize how they affect culture. They never see the way they affect the lives of others. Take a journey through the moments we never see, they make all the difference and touch so many lives.
Over the last decades, we have seen the emergence of “absolute” or “life-saving” rules.
How did we get here - and do they make the workplace safer?
BBS, does it have a future in modern safety? A polarizing topic that looks at the origins of BBS and its marketing over the years. The science and the assumptions behind BBS are examined along with its claims of effectiveness and sustainable change.
There is no more widespread tool/icon/truth than the safety pyramid. Take a journey to explore the origins of pyramids and the use of ratios in the world of safety. We will find the forgotten secrets within the pyramid(s).
“It could happen to anyone.” Explore how sophisticated organizations lost focus leading to catastrophic failures. The journey of British Petroleum to Deepwater Horizon or NASA’s mission failures.
Abstract - BBS (pdf)Download
Abstract - Dissenting Voice (pdf)Download
Abstract - Incident Mirror Technique (pdf)Download
Abstract - Influencing Culture (pdf)Download
Abstract - Pyramid Power (pdf)Download
Abstract - Safety Committees (pdf)Download
Hypercompliance Abstract (pdf)Download
Organizational Accidents - BP - Abstract Final (pdf)Download
Organizational Accidents - NASA - Abstract Final (pdf)Download