Scott Burrows, Motivational Safety Speaker

  Safety is not about “Hybrid”   The business world, it seems, is obsessed with the hybrid workplace. As a motivational safety speaker who once “worked with his hands,” I see the obsession with the office workplace as perhaps a bit classist. During the worst of the lockdown, it was the blue-collar worker who kept…

Scott Burrows, Health and Safety Motivational Speaker

  Resiliency Demands Flexibility   As a health and safety motivational speaker with a strong focus on healthcare, I deeply feel for the unsung heroes who brought us through the pandemic. However, though the outside world sees the risks in healthcare as being “over,” nothing could be further from the truth. Stress is at an…

Scott Burrows, Motivational Workplace Safety Speaker 

  The 7 Safety Myths   As a motivational workplace safety speaker, let me pitch a serious question: Who are You Keeping Safe? It’s a proven fact that when we look out for one another, everyone in the workplace is safer. While the accepted wisdom used to be “I look out for me, because I…

Scott Burrows, Safety Speaker 

Who Taught You Workplace Safety?   Speaking to groups on safety in the workplace, I note that while workplace safety is a critical topic, it is often overlooked until it is too late. The most common answer I receive when I say that keeping each other safe is our most important responsibility is: “Well, safety…

Scott Burrows, Motivational Workplace Safety Speaker

We Will Never “Be Over” Safety   Recently, as I was delivering a talk as a workplace safety speaker, I was asked if we would ever be at the stage where workplace accidents would cease to become a problem? “Unfortunately, workplace accidents are based on poor decision making. Unless there is a focused shift in…

Scott Burrows, Motivational Safety Speaker

Safety Did Not Take a Pandemic Holiday   As a workplace safety keynote speaker, it is sad to report that during the pandemic period, safety did not take a holiday. In fact, certain measures worsened. While those outside of the safety “industry” predicted a lowering of workplace accidents, in fact, they increased. From the Ride…

Scott Burrows, Motivational Safety Speaker

Is Safety for the Other Guy?   As a safety motivational speaker, I have never thought it was my mission during a safety keynote speech or breakout session to scare anyone. Because I know, I know what many of you are thinking “Safety is for the other guy. I don’t need lectures, Scott. I know…

Scott Burrows Safety & Accountability Speaker

What does it mean to be “accountable?” As a safety and accountability motivational speaker, I know that my audiences, virtual or in-person, understand “safety” but I am often asked about the accountability part. We all know about accountability, but how it is measured? It is one of my favorite topics to cover in my talks…