Shawn M. Galloway

Topics:  Safety Excellence

Shawn M. GallowayShawn is the President and Chief Operating Officer of ProAct Safety and coauthor of several bestselling books including Inside Strategy: Value Creation from within Your Organization (SCE Press, 2016), Forecasting Tomorrow: The Future of Safety Excellence (SCE Press, 2015), STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) and Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference, 3rd Edition (AHMP, 2013).

As a professional keynote speaker and internationally recognized safety excellence expert, he has helped hundreds of organizations within every major industry, achieve and sustain excellence in performance and culture. Shawn has personally worked with National Institutes of Health, AMCOL, ARAMARK, MD Anderson, Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Amway, Wrigley, Herman Miller, Eastman Chemical, Georgia-Pacific, Monsanto, Kiewit, Pepsi, Honda, Ingersoll Rand, International Paper, Rockwell Automation, Timken, Starbucks, Architect of the Capital, United States Armed Forces and over a hundred similar international organizations.

Shawn is one of the top speakers for American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and recently received an award and honor by the ASSE Council on Practices & Standards for his significant contributions. National Safety Council calls him a “Global safety excellence expert” and a “Top-rated speaker” and listed him in the Top 40 Rising Stars of Safety. EHS Today magazine listed him in The 50 People Who Most Influenced EHS and ISHN magazine listed him in the POWER 101 – Leaders of the EHS World and again in the elite list of Up and Coming Thought Leaders. As one of the most prolific contributors in the safety industry, Shawn has authored over 400 podcasts, 200 articles and 100 videos on the subject of safety excellence in culture and performance and is the host of the highly acclaimed weekly podcast series, Safety Culture Excellence®.

Speaking Topics

  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Accountability
  • Safety Culture Excellence
  • Behavior-Based Safety and Human Performance
  • Safety Excellence

Keynote Programs

  • Emotional – My Safety or Yours, I’d Rather Not Rely on Luck
  • Strategy – Shaping the Future of Safety Excellence
  • Culture – Creating and Sustaining Safety Excellence
  • Leadership – The Transformational Leader: From Hands and Feet to Hearts and Minds




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