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About Richard Hawk

I’m a motivational safety speaker who specializes in helping Safety Leaders around the world create vibrant safety cultures by Making Safety Fun! I also give inspiring safety talks to employees on ways to improve their focus and better control negative emotions. This helps them perform better and make less mistakes that can lead to accidents... | More about Richard Hawk
May 1, 2017

You Need to Use a Mic!! A common mistake amateur safety speakers make

By | 2017-05-11T13:17:49+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Business Presentation, Make Safety Fun, Presentation Skills, Safety Communication|0 Comments

Recently I was setting up for a talk, and the speaker who was ahead of me on the agenda was also in the room preparing for her talk. I brought over the hand-held mic and said: "here's the mic we have." [...]

Mar 26, 2017

FUN EASTER SAFETY PROMOTION IDEA

By | 2017-03-26T18:39:41+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Encouraging Ideas, Make Safety Fun, Safety, Safety Communication|0 Comments

Here's an idea from one of my "Safety Stuff" subscribers Cindy Nielsen/HR Manager from CRG: We are a small manufacturing company in Marathon Wisconsin. During the Easter Season starting in April, we will have a Safety Easter Egg Hunt. There will be plastic [...]

Mar 1, 2017

DON’T HURT YOURSELF — WARM UP!

By | 2017-03-01T11:09:01+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Accident Prevention, Health, Safety|0 Comments

Here's a brief article you're welcome to pass along to your employees or use as you wish             *          *       * Spring and warm weather is near and for many of us that means more physical activity--including sports.  If walking [...]

Jan 25, 2017

WHY YOU SHOULD “HANG OUT” WITH YOUR AUDIENCE BEFORE YOU START YOUR SAFETY MEETING

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Business Presentation, Encouraging Ideas, Presentation Skills, Safety Communication|0 Comments

Shake hands and say "Hello." I know what you're thinking -- "But I work with these people all the time, and they know me already." So? Isn't this a special occasion? Aren't you happy you're getting the chance to get [...]

Jan 23, 2017

THREE WAYS to be a MORE POWERFUL SAFETY LEADER

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Safety Communication, Safety Culture, Safety Leadership|0 Comments

You are powerful. You can change thousands of lives. You can spread your personal energy throughout your company and community and make good things happen. You can be a strong factor in creating or improving your "safety culture" or any [...]

Jan 19, 2017

I’M GETTING A TOOTH PULLED!! WILL MINDFULNESS HELP?

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Health, Safety, Stress|0 Comments

In about an hour I’m getting a tooth pulled. Can’t wait! I’m not writing about this just to pass on a personal event. I’m going to see how much my mindfulness practice will help me handle the experience. I’ll be [...]

Jan 13, 2017

KEEPING YOUR SAFETY & HEALTH TEAM ALIVE (Part III)

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Encouraging Ideas, Make Safety Fun, Safety, Safety Communication, Safety Teams|0 Comments

The Last Instalment of a Three-Part Series (Here are links to Part II and Part I). During my travels I get to work with a wide variety of companies and many different safety and health teams/committees. As with anything in [...]

Jan 11, 2017

KEEPING YOUR SAFETY & HEALTH TEAM ALIVE (Part II)

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Make Safety Fun, Safety, Safety Communication, Safety Culture|0 Comments

(This is the second of a three-part series on adding new life to your HSE teams. Here's a link to Part One.) *       *       * Safety teams, after they've met for a while can lose their heart. I've sat through [...]

Jan 9, 2017

KEEPING YOUR SAFETY TEAM ALIVE (Part I)

By | 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Accident Prevention, Make Safety Fun, Safety, Safety Communication|0 Comments

This is the first of a three part series on ways to add energy to your safety team (or committee if you prefer), so they stay invigorated. Too often safety teams (and  the meetings they attend) lose their life and become stale. [...]