Robert Pater is Managing Director of Strategic Safety Associates & creator of the MoveSMART® system for preventing strains and sprains, slips/trips/falls and hand injuries – implemented worldwide in over 60 countries. Their emphasis is on “Energizing, Engaging Expertise” designed to simultaneously elevate Safety performance, leadership, motivation and culture.
Clients include: ADT, Airgas, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Amtrak, ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton, BMW, Borgwarner, BP, Centerpoint Energy, Cummins, Domtar, Dynegy, FMI, Halliburton, Harley-Davidson, Hawaiian Airlines, Hess Oil, Honda, International Paper, Kinross, Layne Interliner, Marathon Oil, Meggitt, Michelin, MSC Industrial Supply, Nissan, ONE Gas, OrbitalATK, Pitney Bowes, Portland General Electric, Reyes Holdings, Rio Tinto, SembMarine (Singapore), Textron, Therma-Tru, United Airlines, U.S. Steel, WestRock, and many others.
Robert writes 2 columns: monthly for “Occupational Health & Safety” magazine and bi-monthly for ASSE’s “Professional Safety” magazine. His articles have also appeared in Safety+Health, Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, Safe Workplace, Occupational Hazards, World Safety Journal, Compliance, The Self-Insurer, HRMagazine, Personnel Administrator, Nation’s Business, and many others.
His leadership book, Leading From Within: Martial Arts Skills For Dynamic Business & Management, has been published in 5 languages. Industrial Safety & Hygiene News selected Robert as one of the “Power 101: Who Moves and Shakes the Safety World.” He has keynoted numerous international and corporate safety conferences.