Why Make a Commitment to Safety as a Value?
- Did you know that 5,600 workers in the U.S. are
killed on the job and over 4.4 million workers are
injured on the job annually?
- Ninety-six percent of all accidents are caused by human
- A common theme across incidents of on-the-job fatalities?
People took shortcuts when doing their job.
References: Bureau of Labor Standards: www.bls.gov
With safety awareness becoming a key strategy for organizations to save
on the costs of rising health care, Paul Wouters presents a dynamic,
thought-provoking and entertaining keynote on Safety.
Paul's message is designed to give people the confidence to know how and why
they can make a difference when they see an unsafe act or condition. His story
of a tragic event and his message emphasizes the fact that Safety is everyone's
responsibility. Paul's engaging story telling, helps the audiences grasp the
concept of why safety is not just something we are required to do, but why it
is an important value and the right thing to do.
A practicing Safety Consultant for a Utility Company, Paul began his career
as an electrical lineman for thirteen years and has devoted the past
seven years to Safety.
Paul's real life experiences become evident in his presentation. His story is
based on the foundation of personal courage and responsibility for safety. Paul
does not just tell people to work safe, he explains how and why it is important to
have a safe working environment.