In December of 1980, while working on an aerial cable, Billy was injured in an accident that was 100% preventable. Contact was made with a 7200-volt power line! Even though the accident investigation concluded he was not at fault, the results were profound... the amputation of both his hands!
'Hooked On Safety'®
Since the time of the accident he has gone on to become a successful businessman, professional speaker, author, horse breeder and entrepreneur. He and his lovely wife Harolronda have five children, Cody, Caleb, Carrissa, Allyssa and Peyton. They reside in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
At the urging of many in the safety profession after experiencing his passion for accident prevention “Hooked On Safety®” was established in January of 1990. His presentations have yielded such positive, immediate and long lasting outcomes, Billy is now internationally recognized as one of the foremost motivational safety speakers available! His humorous but direct approach drives the point home that an accident free workplace is not just a dream; it can become a reality…and why would anyone want to work any place else!
From the beginning, Billy has dedicated himself to bring new and creative ideas about how safety is presented in the workplace. His fast paced, motivational, behavior based safety presentations will shape and change the attitudes of your employees. This in turn will make your safety programs, processes and procedures much easier to implement. Helping you change your safety culture!
Billy is convinced, “CHANGED ATTITUDES PRODUCE SAFETY!™”
Billy Robbins CSP is a professional member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), International Federation of Professional Speakers (IFPS) and Immediate Past President of NSA Oklahoma. He has earned his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation which is the speaking industry’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. Less than 10% of the speakers who belong to the IFPS hold this professional designation.
He has served companies on all levels, from the Fortune 100 to national associations with rave reviews and immediate, positive outcomes.
He has presented to hundreds of companies, thousands of employees and all levels of management. His diverse clientele include Princeton University, NASA, Bechtel, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Brookhaven National Laboratories, UPS, Tyson Foods, General Motors, Chevron/Texaco, Kraft, Kroger Inc., ExxonMobil, Entergy, Quaker Oats, Honeywell, Conoco, Imperial Oil, Tropicana, Lucent Technologies, General Mills, UAW, Imperial Oil, Con Edison and the Departments of Defense and Energy…all of which he has helped to shape, change and forge their safety cultures.
Hooked On Safety™ will change the way your employees view safety for a lifetime. It will:
• create a positive safety attitude in all attendees
• convince everyone to take responsibility for their own safety
• have your employees looking out for each other
• create positive interaction between your workforce
• convince all attendees that an accident free workplace can be achieved
• win a fresh new commitment to safety from all who attend
• create an environment that makes your safety practices and procedures easier to implement and maintain
• be a major step in helping you reach your goal of an accident free workplace