ALPHA Fund selects Richard Hawk to provide the keynote address at the 2017 ALPHA Fund Participants’ Meeting.
Mr. Hawk;s presentation, Create A Vibrant Safety Culture will focus on the special set of challenges Leaders face 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.
About 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 extensive 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 presentations that are truly enjoyable. Richard’s expertise also comes from his interactions with thousands of leaders in hundreds of organizations in a wide array of industries, including energy, manufacturing, chemical, construction, healthcare, technology, retail, food services, transportation, government, and education. He holds numerous safety and technical certifications from various organizations including the National Safety Council and stays on the leading edge of the safety industry. He has been a popular keynote speaker at the NSC’s Annual Congress & Expo, the largest annual safety convention in the U.S.
Richard has a talent for connecting with people from diverse backgrounds. He has been a featured speaker at international conventions for Fortune 500 companies and presented to engineers and plant managers in India, CEO’s from Canada and Japanese technicians with Westinghouse. His experiences as a union and nonunion employee, line worker and manager, safety leader and now successful business owner, give him the insight to relate to people at all levels, from employees to CEOs, truck drivers to scholars.