ProAct Safety to Share New Approaches for Safety and Leadership at National Safety Council Congress

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Terry Mathis and Shawn Galloway, both named as top 2017 speakers, selected to present professional development seminars and technical sessions at the NSC Congress, the world’s largest annual event for safety, health and environmental professionals.

Shawn M. Galloway and Terry L. Mathis

NSC recently identified Mathis as a top 30 speaker from NSC 2017, and Galloway as a top 10 speaker.

ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer of leadership and safety excellence strategies, announced the company’s CEO, Terry L. Mathis, and president, Shawn M. Galloway, will lead four sessions at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo. NSC recently identified Mathis as a top 30 speaker from NSC 2017, and Galloway as a top 10 speaker. Senior Consultant, Chuck Douros, will co-present a technical session. The conference will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The ProAct Safety sessions are scheduled as follows:

Sunday, October 21 – Safety 4.0: Updating Safety to Align with Industry 4.0, 8:00am-4:30pm
Monday, October 22 – Safety Excellence Maturity Model: A Roadmap to Success, 2:00pm-2:45pm
Wednesday, October 24 – Leading through Trust, Buy-In and Ownership – At All Levels, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Thursday, October 25 – Behavior-Based Safety for Today’s Realities, 8:00am-4:30pm

For more information about ProAct Safety NSC events, visit

Mathis, ProAct Safety's founder and CEO, is known for dynamic presentations, work and writing in the fields of behavioral and cultural safety, leadership, and operational performance. He is a regular speaker at ASSE and NSC, as well as company and industry conferences. He has been a frequent contributor to industry magazines for more than 15 years and is coauthor of four books, including bestsellers STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) and Forecasting Tomorrow: The Future of Safety Excellence (SCE Press, 2015). Terry has been listed four consecutive times as one of ‘The 50 People Who Most Influenced EHS’ by EHS Today. Learn more about him at

Shawn Galloway is the President of the global consultancy, ProAct Safety, and coauthor of several bestselling books including STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence and Forecasting Tomorrow: The Future of Safety Excellence. His latest book, Inside Strategy: Value Creation from within Your Organization, was published earlier this year. He is a columnist for several magazines and one of the most prolific contributors in the safety industry, authoring over 400 podcasts, 200 articles and 100 videos. Shawn’s consulting clients include most of the best safety-performing organizations within every major industry. He has received awards for his significant contributions from the American Society of Safety Engineers Council on Practices & Standards, listed in National Safety Council’s Top 40 Rising Stars, EHS Today Magazine’s 50 People Who Most Influenced EHS and ISHN Magazine’s POWER 101 – Leaders of the EHS World. Read more about him and his work at

Organizations in every major industry engage Charles to guide them on their journey to achieve and sustain excellence in safety performance, organizational development and cultural alignment. Charles has worked hands-on in the safety and environmental arena as a former small business owner, regional director of EHS, safety executive, and safety consultant, and he has personally implemented safety performance and cultural improvement processes across many industries. Charles is a Six Sigma green belt with extensive experience in Lean Manufacturing and Ag, as well as a speaker and prolific writer in the safety industry.

ProAct Safety is a global safety excellence consultancy. The company has completed more than 2,000 successful safety strategy, leadership, culture and behavior-based safety projects in nearly every major industry worldwide. Learn more at

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