Why Book David Sarkus?
For over 25 years, David Sarkus, MS, CSP has moved and motivated thousands of workers to become safer, healthier, and more productive. As a safety professional, he has won several honors, including a Best Practices Award for TRW Inc. David is a frequent contributor and featured author for publications such as Professional Safety and Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN). He’s also served as Technical Editor for ISHN. David has written more than 50 articles and authored five books. He is the co-host of a Coastal best selling video, Safety Coach, which features one of college football’s all-time great coaches, Bobby Bowden.
As a speaker, David’s skills are applauded by the same quality and level of professionals. David provides a high-content performance sprinkled with humor and impactful storytelling. He relates effectively with men and women from all walks — from senior management to shop floor workers.
David Sarkus will make things happen and get the results you want to achieve! It is not uncommon for some of David’s clients to achieve record-setting results following David’s talks and workshops. Numerous organizations have worked many quarters without a recordable injury; sustained zero-injury turnarounds for the first time in 10 years or more; and others have increased safety-related engagement from the workforce by more that 175% — much of which is attributed to David’s motivational safety talks and safety training sessions.
As a skilled professional speaker, David brings people together in ways that promote improved teamwork and positive changes in personal commitment. And as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with advanced degrees in safety and psychology, David is prepared and passionate about helping you succeed. Ultimately, his work will move your organization towards its vision for an accident-free culture!
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Leading from the Heart™ or Everyone’s a Safety Coach!™
David reveals The 7C’s that anyone, in any organization, can use to help everyone achieve their very best. These 7 principles will help your organization move together in the same direction through a common vision for world-class safety performance!
Behind the Curtain to Zero-Incident Safety!™
This talk addresses three primary categories that relate to leadership, engagement, and culture as well as more than 20 related strategies and tactics. These proven strategies and tactics have been used by numerous world-class organizations to reach zero and stay there for many, many years of sustainable success.
Mental Toughness – The Critical Safety Edge™
Successful athletes, workers, managers, and executives need to have a well-developed mental edge, tenacity, and competitive drive that catapults them to higher levels of personal achievement and greater success in safety. Mental toughness can be strengthened, refined, and embraced as an individual and collective resource and this program teaches your organization how to develop the mental toughness to achieve and sustain success.
Critical Conversations for Safety™
All feedback and communication strategies are not alike. In fact, different kinds of feedback will lead to different kinds of changes in the beliefs (attitudes) and behaviors (actions) of your workers. David discusses three kinds of changes you should be seeking along with the specific types of communications that will aid in having “critical conversations.”
Be Courageous For Safety’s Sake!™
This talk will make you and your people laugh, learn, and step-out to be a courageous safety leader. You’ll hear an engaging and motivating message about being a coach, a caring leader, and a visionary — someone who can be an integral part of a zero-accident culture.
Servant Leadership and Safety!™
Leaders often struggle to find a sense of identity and purpose within their organizations. In this inspiring talk, David shares the core beliefs and principles that many leaders have discovered will impact the bottom-line in ways they never thought possible. Servant Leadership and safety are here to stay and this talk discusses why it works and that you can expect great results!