Carl Potter

The Safety Institute

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Leadership Required

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Leaders are made, not born and that includes safety leaders. Many people are passionate about safety: passion is only one of several aspects of safety leadership. The world needs more good leaders and industry needs more safety leaders. This workshop is for participants who are in formal leadership roles in their organization. Attendees will learn the importance of 5 elements that can be used develop a successful and sustainable safety culture within their direct reporting personnel. In addition, they will learn how to monitor and improve 5 organizational traits that will solidify the efforts to reach specific safety goals of their group.


Carl Potter presents keynote addresses, conducts seminars and workshops and consults to corporations and associations that put safety first on the minds of employees, so that everyone can go home every day without injury.

Carl knows what he’s talking about. He spent 17 years with one of the largest electrical utility companies in the United States. Since 1993 Carl has worked with companies to help clients create a safer workplace.

Carl holds a Bachelors Degree in Technical Management and is a Certified Safety Professional. He continues to research, write and speak in areas of motivation and leadership to create a safer workplace, and is qualified to help your frontline leaders (crew leaders and foremen) accept responsibility for those who report to them.

Carl is author of:

  • Who is Responsible for Safety?
  • Safety on My Mind
  • Safety Is A Team Sport
  • Working Safely in a Changing Environment
  • Listening for Safety Sake
  • I Am Safe!
  • Accident Prevention Workbook for Distribution Technicians
  • Introduction to Supervision
  • ZERO Responsible Safety Management by Design
  • Hazard Recognition and Control Workshop
  • Safety and the Supervisor Seminar

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