David Sarkus

For over 30-years, as a coach, consultant, and speaker, DAVID SARKUS, MS, CSP has moved and motivated thousands of workers to become safer, healthier, and more productive. As a safety professional, he has won several honors, including a Best Practices Award for TRW Inc. David has written more than 80 evidence-based articles and is a frequent contributor and featured author for publications such as Professional Safety and Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN). He also served as Technical Editor for ISHN for more than 10 years. His first of five books, The Safety Coach: Unleash the 7 C’s for World Class Safety Performance! is a safety best seller. This book also serves as the foundation for Coastal’s top selling video: Safety Coach – which features Bobby Bowden, former head football coach of the Florida State Seminoles, two-time national champion and college football’s all-time win leader. David has been named by Industrial Safety & Hygiene News as one of the Top 101 Leaders in the practice of EHS.

David’s coaching and consulting work is endorsed by some of most respected professionals in the field of safety. As a speaker, David’s skills are applauded by the same quality and level of professionals.

David Sarkus provides a high-content performance sprinkled with humor and impactful storytelling. He relates effectively with men and women from all walks – from senior management to shop floor workers. As an author, speaker, consultant, and executive coach, David’s clients include some of the biggest and best run organizations in the world: Avery Dennison, BP, Chevron-Texaco, DuPont, ExxonMobil, General Electric, H.J. Heinz, Pfizer, and Shell – to name only a few.

As a skilled professional speaker, David brings people together in ways that promote improved teamwork and positive changes in personal commitment. As a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with advanced degrees in both safety management and organizational psychology, David is prepared and passionate about helping you succeed. Ultimately, his work will move your organization towards its vision for a world-class safety culture – sustainable safety excellence!