Workshops 2017-01-27T06:35:05+00:00

Who do more than 10,000 safety leaders turn to when they need training?

Richard Hawk

Richard has trained literally thousands of safety leaders, managers and employees with grand success at organizations such as Exxon/Mobil, Shell, Nestle Purina and McNeil Consumer Healthcare. He has presented to CEOs from Canada, engineers and plant managers in India and Japanese technicians with Westinghouse.

Richard creates learning experiences people remember for years. His interactive workshops are lively and fun, yet full of cutting-edge content guaranteed to improve safety performance. Drawing on his music and theater background, he weaves original songs and parodies, props and prizes, and plenty of audience participation into each workshop.

Richard’s most popular workshops can be tailored to your organization’s specific needs and objectives, including program length. Typical formats include two-hour, half-day and full-day, but can be customized depending on your needs.

Popular Workshop Topics

Create a Vibrant Safety Culture

Lead the Way to an Accident-Free Workplace

Leaders face a special set of challenges 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 leader and better inspire employees to take to heart their company’s safety and health values. Learn more…

Create a Vibrant Safety Culture Workshop (PDF)

Spice It Up!

Practical Ways to Turn Your Safety Presentations from Bland to GRAND!

Let’s face it…safety meetings have a reputation for being boring. But they don’t have to be! Using the time-tested techniques in Spice It Up, your safety leaders can deliver captivating, compelling and memorable safety meetings that will promote safe behavior and reduce accidents. Participants will master various presentation skills and learn dozens of ways to take even the most mundane topic (even hazmat and confined space training) and turn it into an exciting learning experience. No more napping in your safety meetings! Learn more…

Spice It Up Workshop (PDF)

Just Imagine!

Innovative Ideas to Keep Your Safety Program Fresh and Alive!

This mental workout will give you the power and the skills to create safety and health campaigns guaranteed to pump-up your employees. Let Richard take you on a surprising and wonderful ride that will strengthen your amazing imagination and hone your creativity. A stronger imagination will not only make you a better problem solver, but also give you the passion, know-how and ideas to revitalize all aspects of your safety program. Learn more…

Just Imagine Workshop (PDF)

Attack Stress at Work

Proven Methods for Handling Stress and Reducing its Impact on Performance

It’s a fact that in today’s fast-paced world, we are expected to get more done with fewer resources. This kind of stress can affect people’s safety performance. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, stress is a major factor in many accidents. During this in-depth training, participants will learn how to attack stress – the modern epidemic. Whether it’s stress due to a frantic work schedule or unexpected life changes, they will discover proven ways to handle day-to-day stressors. And, the workshop itself is a great stress reliever because it’s so much fun! Learn more…

Attack Stress at Work Workshop (PDF)

Ready to book the most innovative and engaging trainer in the safety industry?

For booking information, contact Michele Lucia today at 214.543.0844 or In addition to seminars and workshops, Richard is also in high demand for his keynote presentations and in-house consulting and program-development services.