I absolutely recommend the use of a guest speaker. The message coming from someone who has suffered a workplace injury is very powerful and relevant. If you are looking to change your workplace safety culture a gust speaker can assist in getting the message across.
CAN YOU IMAGINE BEING RIGHT HANDED & LOSING YOUR RIGHT ARM ABOVE THE ELBOW!
ALAN NEWEY CAN…
BANG…… that was the noise that Alan heard as his right arm was ripped off by a conveyor belt!
Can you imagine being right handed & losing your right arm above the elbow!
A workplace incident changed Alan’s life forever and he is still dealing with the effects of losing a limb!
Alan shares his story to inform employees that when you get hurt at work it changes EVERYTHING!
Let your employees hear first-hand the cause of Alan’s injury. Alan will talk about the events leading up to his injury & what could have been done to prevent it. This is important for people to hear as many employees still believe that “Accidents Happen” & there is not much we can do about them!
One of the things that Alan Newey talks about is that safety is a shared responsibility therefore the importance of employees & employers to work together to ensure that everyone goes home at the end of the day is essential.
Not only does Alan talk about the Amputation of his arm he also shares his story on coping after the injury and the impact on family & friends, getting on with life after injury, including prescription drug dependency and many other issues.
The Human Side of Safety
Safety Speaker Alan Newey speaks from the point of view of an injured worker and gives a real insight into what happens to you during and after such a devastating experience.
He is extremely honest about the issues and effects of a workplace incident. Alan’s presentation not only addresses the sequence of events leading to his injury but the flow-on effects he experiences after getting hurt at work.
Alan will answer any questions during his session making this a perfect opportunity to discuss how his accident has changed his life & affected his family & friends.
Invite Alan to your workplace to show your workmates the impact that an injury will have.
Read more about Alan’s presentation The Human Side of Safety HERE
Alan’s story hit us hard, many of us found it very emotional, but he has an amazing way of telling it, with jokes, laughter and positivity – amazing after what he has been through. Here is the real deal of why it’s so important to empower your people to ‘speak up’. Thoroughly recommend YOU get him in front of your people, his message is powerful.
Safety Health and Wellbeing Manager