Who are the best female health and safety speakers?

Who are the best female health and safety speakers?

Ask an organisation which safety speakers they’ve had in and the list will more often than not begin with Jason Anker and Ken Woodward. 

Or there might be Dylan Skelhorn, James Gorry and Paul Blanchard. 

And what of Paul J Mahoney, Gary Gallagher or Matt Hazelton. 

All with a compelling story about injuries or losses suffered.  And all male. 

So just where are all the women? 

In this post, Louise outlines the three best female health and safety speakers she’s aware of in the UK who talk about personal loss.

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SHExpo Soapbox Challenge - The Whole Story: Work-Related Fatalities

SHExpo Soapbox Challenge - The Whole Story: Work-Related Fatalities

Being able to present in a convincing, engaging and inspiring manner is important for developing almost any career and is certainly important in health and safety. Speaking in front of a large audience has the bi-product of developing confidence too."

And this was exactly the opportunity being offered to six women by the Women in Health and Safety Committee at #SHExpo.  Entries were sought to deliver a 3-minute soapbox piece in the Keynote Theatre on any health and safety related topic: something we felt passionate about and on which we wanted the audience to take action.  

In this blog, Louise writes about her successful entry to the Challenge, and the lessons she learned from taking part.

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