ASSE Tulsa Chapter Meeting

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

  • February 16, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Topic: Conquest For Safety: Leadership Required

Leaders are made, not born and that includes safety leaders. Many people are passionate about safety: passion is only one of several aspects of safety leadership. The world needs more good leaders and industry needs more safety leaders.

This workshop is for participants who are in formal leadership roles in their organization. Through interactive exercises and discussions, they will learn the importance of 5 elements that can be used develop a successful and sustainable safety culture within their direct reporting personnel. In addition, they will learn how to monitor and improve 5 organizational traits that will solidify the efforts to reach specific safety goals of their group. When the participants leave, they will be able to begin to communicate with a network of like-minded members of their elite safety team.

The 5 elements covered in this workshop are:

  • Values
  • Vision / Goals
  • Commitment
  • Communications, and
  • Networking

The 5 organizational traits are:

  • Attitude
  • Communications
  • Accountability
  • Responsibility, and
  • Trust

Speaker: Carl Potter, CSP, CMC

Carl Potter works with organizations that want to put safety first in the minds of their employees, so that everyone can go home every day without injuries.

Carl knows safety! After working in the electric utility industry for over 17 years, he started Potter and Associates International in 1993. Through his presentations and consulting, he now spends his time bringing his frontline, hands-on experience of personal responsibility and safety to companies all over the country.

Carl is a certified safety professional, certified management consultant, and certified speaking professional. He is the author of Who Is Responsible for Safety and several other books. In addition, thousands of safety professionals around the world depend on Carl’s weekly safety blog at to guide them in targeting a zero injury safety culture.

As a pilot who flies his own plane, he brings different perspectives to workplace safety. He is involved in a number of humanitarian efforts that involve safety and aviation including Angel Flight of Oklahoma, Mission Aviation Fellowship, and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary – a division of the US Homeland Security.

His unique background and frontline experience have made Carl Potter the go-to person when it comes to creating a safe work environment.



9711 East 71st, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74133, United States