Superman has limitless speed and strength. Spiderman scales walls. These heroes undoubtedly keep cities safe, but they happen to be fiction. In the real world, there are very real heroes walking among us – often going unrecognized. These are our Safety Heroes.

It is these heroes that fervently establish safe work environments – that ensure the companies we work for remain viable. They protect our friends and family, allowing them to return home at the end of each shift.

Want to hear more about their superpowers? Read below to find out!

John Givens

As Director of Risk Management at Lextran, John Givens is a proactive, humble, passionate, and loyal leader.

Zach DeLoach

This passionate Safety Hero knows changes don’t just happen overnight.

Wesley R. Carter, CCPSC

Wesley Carter has a relentless focus on continuous improvement as a safety leader.

Ann Schubert

Ann Schubert, ES&H Manager for AECOM, is a dedicated, passionate safety leader who others describe as a great mentor and leader.

Glenna Smith, CMSP

Glenna Smith, CMSP is a dedicated safety professional with a career spanning multiple decades. Her vast experience covers the mining, construction, general industry, and energy sectors.Glenna is Director of Mining Safety at McCraren Compliance. McCraren...

Colleen Davlin, MS, CSP

Colleen Davlin explains why top executives need to be involved and engaged with safety.

Mark Handel

Mark Handel has a unique background and approach to safety.

Shane Zimmerman

Safety Hero Shane Zimmerman says the future of safety is up to us.

Pam Walaski, CSP, CHMM

Pam Walaski, CSP, CHMM has provided health, safety, and environmental support for clients for more than two decades.

Jack Jackson

Jack Jackson’s superpower is that he’s a motivator.

Kathi Dobson

Kathi Dobson explains why safety leaders are both confidantes and coaches.

Linda Tapp, CSP

This Safety Hero shares fun and interactive ways to keep your workers safe.

George Pavlovich

George Pavlovich shares the habit he consistently sees in companies with effective safety leadership.

Holly Webber

This Safety Hero says why safety always needs to be first.

Billy Parker

Billy Parker’s life-changing incident makes him a one-of-a-kind, honorable, and memorable Safety Hero.

Ed Davidson

Learn about Ed Davidson CHST, CHSM, CSM, RSD, Director of Safety and Environmental Compliance at Long Foundation Drilling Co.

Abby Ferri

Abby Ferri, President of The Ferri Group, explains why safety is personal.

Joel Haight

This Safety Hero helps positively shape how students approach safety.

Laurence Fortin

This Safety Hero is dedicated to supporting safety and continuous improvement.

Joe Keenan

Joe Keenan is described by peers as an energetic leader who is dedicated to safety.

Mary Browne

Continual learner Mary Browne shares how she has thrived in her role as a safety leader.

Scott Lape

Scott Lape, Safety Manager at Upside Innovations, has a wealth of experience in safety.

Doug Storer

Safety tech inventor Doug Storer is CEO and Founder of Night Tech Gear.

Alan Mar

Alan Mar is a safety leader who has dealt with all aspects of loss prevention in his career.

Marisa “Reese” Fortin

Reese Fortin, Area Safety Manager, is passionate, compassionate, and dedicated in all areas of her life.

David G. Lynn

David Lynn, President of Peak Safety Performance, is a values-driven safety leader.

Alonzo Kelly

This safety leader shares why safety requires action.

Kevin Beswick

See why Kevin Beswick, President, is a true Safety Hero.

Jim Poage

This Safety Hero explains why the question “How can I help?” can be one of the most powerful tools any safety leader can use.

Tiara Dietrich

See the remarkable way Tiara Dietrich has responded since a preventable incident took her husband’s life.

Cliff Dickinson

Cliff Dickinson of Crane Industry Services is a globally known crane and rigging expert.

Morgan Daugherty

Morgan Daugherty, Project Engineer, is strongly committed to supporting the safety of her colleagues.

Jacob Westerfeld

Learn the practical way this Safety Hero builds trust with colleagues.

Lia Hodge

Safety Hero Lia Hodge explains why consistency is so important in safety.

Erin Hammer

Erin’s dedication to safety at Dugan & Meyers is what makes her our latest Safety Hero.

Jeff Wahl

This Safety Hero explains why safety leaders need to live out their safety values each and every day. 

Logan Davis

This Safety Hero grew up in a household where conversations about safety and ergonomics was the norm.

Roy Clark

Safety Hero Roy Clark explains what you need to be successful in creating a more positive safety culture.

Anna Suder

Safety Hero Anna Suder shares how she makes sure employees feel heard and respected.

Julia Lierman

Julia Lierman, HR Generalist at Dugan & Meyers, talks about teamwork and collaboration.

Norman Kendrick

Norman Kendrick shares his mantras, and what’s most important in his role to support safety.

Greg Payne

Greg Payne, Safety Hero, explains why safety shoud be a forethought for everything you do.

John Henle

John Henle, Safety Consultant at Bailey Safety says he knows safety starts with yourself. 

Kent Waldron

This Safety Hero explains why you should never compromise your values, and why safety will only continue to be important in the future.

Lance Roux

See how this Safety Hero currently approaches his work, and see what he says everyone should know about safety, even if it may be hard to admit.

Daniel Brewer

This Safety Hero’s motivation for going to work each day: making a difference for his company and supporting the people around him.

Lori Frederic

This Safety Hero’s unconventional approach helps workers to move and stretch by choice, and on a regular basis.

Chris Tuohy

Chris Tuohy of Catholic Cemeteries says that safety is a part of everyone’s work, every day. That mindset is what really makes a difference, he says.

Raymond Sullivan

Raymond Sullivan, Safety Specialist at Friedlander Group, Inc. is a Safety Hero that knows the value of communication skills.

Lasey Thompson

This Safety Hero explains why safety can be fun and engaging when an organization collaborates and everyone has a sense of ownership.

Tamra Alexander

Tamra Alexander, Safety and Training Clerk, embodies a safety leader who is dedicated to empowering workers to be as safe as possible.

Steve Davis

This genuine, respectful, caring, and high-energy Safety Hero is successfully transforming lives, businesses, and entire communities.

Adam Friedlander

Adam Friedlander says that effective safety is the result of the laser focus of the CEO. If they don’t care, it will negatively influence company culture, he explains.

Ray Courts

This Safety Hero explains why safety is as much for the employee and it is for the company. And, he shares where he thinks safety is headed.

Stephanie Garcia

Stephanie Garcia is a genuine Safety Hero who knows how to align safety, strategic goals, and business objectives.

Robin Bischoff

See why this Safety Hero chose safety as her profession, and what she says are the three things that are critical to be effective today as a safety leader.

Hector Escarcega

Hector Escarcega is a safety hero for his commitment to problem-solving. Specifically, his ability to…

Gerald Conn

Northern Ohio Native, Gerald Conn has been in Environmental Health since his final days of college. Now he…

Jeremy Stockwell

Jeremy Stockwell began his career in the construction industry. But, his passion for helping others lead him…

Shawn Holcomb

Rome Georgia Native Shawn Holcomb is committed to the safety of others, which is why he is the..

Gary Higbee

Gary Higbee is a safety veteran with years of experience in the automotive and manufacturing spaces. Now he…

Kim Hoffa

Kim Hoffa didn’t begin her career like most other Safety Heroes, but now, she helps to lead one of the…

Joe Teke

A former basketball coach, 911 director, and EMT, Safety Hero Joe Teke understands the importance of…

Julie Bennett

Safety Hero Julie Bennett began her career as a safety professional because of her passion for helping others.

Chuck Bower

Chuck Bower is a dedicated safety professional with a passion for helping others. With experience in…

Danielle Smith

Safety Hero Danielle Smith didn’t begin her career like most safety professionals, but now…

Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman is committed to helping the safety profession in any way he can, and he…

Matt Brunsman

Matt Brunsman is a dedicated safety professional that uses continuous education to…

Chris Snyder

Safety Hero Chris Snyder is always looking for ways to improve outcomes, even when he’s…

Nicole McQueen

Nicole McQueen is destined for safety leadership. An eager and exceptionally talented safety professional, Nicole aims…

Wes Golden

A faithful safety leader with experience in almost every industry possible, Wes Golden is the ideal Safety Hero.

Erich Pyles

A two time Purple Heart Recipient, this week’s Safety Hero like so many others began his career in the Army…

Brandon Fisher

This week’s Safety Hero preaches the “courage to care” which is one of the many reasons he is the ideal Safety Hero.

Matt Stier

Matt Stier has built a career upon his service to others. A veteran, and tenured Safety Professional, Stier works…

Rob Moore

With a career built upon improving the health and well-being of his people, Safety Hero Rob Moore has…

John Breig

A former firefighter and EMS professional, John Breig brings a unique perspective to the field. Focused on…

Mike Jones

When this Safety Hero said “I wish I had a superpower because I’d prevent any incident from ever happening”, we knew…

Carlos Romero

Carlos Romero believes that hands-on education for everyone, regardless of position, is the secret to safety success.

Josue Zamarron

Communication with all employees is critical for safety success. Unfortunately, many employees aren’t heard. Safety Hero…

Terry Benson

“Safety is about supporting a high-quality of life” is Terry Benson’s mantra. Terry has one goal: to keep his people safe.

Shane Ryck, CHST

Shane’s 20+ years of experience, humble nature, and people-first approach make him a beloved and effective safety leader.

Doug Schuchhardt

His hands-on experience as a field worker gives him a unique perspective; his commitment to safety excellence make…

Steven Mercer

With decades of experience in some of the world’s harshest places – Afghanistan, Iran and Kuwait to name a few – this Safety…

Kristine Cordell

This Safety Hero explains a powerful ‘formula’ for safety, and why safety is not just about the regulations, but also…

Joe P. Gionfriddo

“Make zero safety incidents a core behavioral belief in your life both at home and at work” says…

Jody Walker

“Listen to your workers,” says this Safety Hero, Jody Walker, who shows a true commitment to health and safety.

James Bolinger

To be effective as a safety leader, “Without a doubt, lead by example,” says our latest Safety Hero.

Courtney Bachman

“I didn’t choose my profession, it chose me.” This Safety Hero explains why she loves working in safety.

Maddie Vaughan

This Safety Hero talks about why it’s critical to educate, explain, and listen to others as a safety professional.

Dave Foy

This Safety Hero is committed to practical, sensible safety while improving performance.

Paul Devroomen

See why this Safety Hero’s superpower is keeping things simple, straightforward, and people-focused.

Paul Johnson

As a passionate and dedicated safety professional, our latest Safety Hero is Paul Johnson.

Megan Wendling

This Safety Hero explains why safety is everywhere—and why awareness of your surroundings is key.