FAST Talk is a FASTLANE event series for manufacturing leaders throughout the greater Miami Valley region. This series features industry related experts speaking on topics that will provide Dayton area Manufacturers with the knowledge they need to be globally competitive.

February 13th, 2018

8:00 – 10:00am

1700 S. Patterson Blvd.

Dayton, Ohio 45409


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The Simple Solution to Improving Safety

Featured speaker David Galloway will introduce a key tool that promotes trust, learning, and improvements in the workplace.  Leveraging the concepts in this tool has been shown to directly impact safety records in manufacturing facilities.
Join us and find out how to achieve a zero-event workplace!


Are you primarily managing for safety to achieve compliance or leading for safety to gain commitment?

A culture of compliance emphasizes control, while a culture of commitment starts with caring.


In this FAST Talk, you will learn about a simple instrument that is used to place your organization on the Safety Leadership ContinuumTM.

You will also discover the hidden precursors to many workplace injuries that can only be addressed by having the right conversations.


Dave will introduce a key tool for supervisors: The Pocket Guide for a Safety Conversation™.

It is a critical element of a safety strategy for any organization that aspires to achieve a zero-event workplace.


Featured speaker: David Galloway

After graduating from Penn State, Dave started his career in the paper industry. Over the next 35 years, he gained experience and held leadership roles in process engineering, operations, research, product development, quality, logistics, and strategy.


As a Certified Master Black Belt, Certified Master Facilitator, and Lean Six Sigma

Deployment Director, Dave has applied his knowledge in leadership, change management, human performance, and lean six sigma to improve organizational performance.


Dave has a passion for workplace safety and the psychology of personal risk-taking. He helps clients develop an effective safety strategy with an emphasis on leadership. Dave is the author of a safety culture assessment instrument that enables organizations to place themselves on The Safety Leadership Continuum™. The information from this assessment is used to identify skill gaps for managers and supervisors.


David developed a key tool for supervisors: The Pocket Guide for a Safety Conversation™. Using this tool fosters a culture of commitment by promoting trust, learning, and improvement through sincere and effective personal safety conversations.


Dave is the Founder and President of Continuous MILE Consulting, which provides expertise that enables businesses to achieve better processes, safer operations, and stronger innovation. He has published over 50 articles on leadership related topics on his blog at



Register to Attend


Manufacturers $10
Non-manufacturers $20
Continental breakfast included

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