Paul Krismer

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM PACIFIC OPENING KEY NOTE

Paul Krismer

Safety and Positive Psychology Expert
Paul Krismer Engagement Expert

Safety and Positive Psychology Expert Paul Krismer is dedicated to workplace safety, having worked in Safety and Disability Management for more than 20 years. As an Executive Account Manager and team lead, he was a consultant to high-risk employers and industries, conducting risk assessments and introducing innovative and powerful interventions. Few leaders have his level or variety of experience in the field of workers’ compensation.

Paul Krismer wrote the best-selling Whole Person Happiness: How to be Well in Body, Mind and Spirit. As a teacher of cutting-edge positive psychology, he is truly the “happiness expert.” 

Powerful Safety Cultures in the Mature Economy

Paul Krismer will deliver an inspirational introduction to the science of positive psychology. You will learn about the research that proves happiness leads to greater safety success. You’ll gain skills that you can apply to your own engagement with your safety resources and programs and to becoming a model for the people you influence.

In this session, Paul draws on his over 20 years experience in safety. He explains how workplace buy-in among employees can often be achieved through simple, consistent actions that are part of creating a positive safety culture.

The field of positive psychology research has expanded how well we understand human potential. We now know that happiness contributes to success in all aspects of life. Anyone can increase their level of happiness by using skills recognized by science, leading to positive culture change, reduced injury rates, and less disability.

Participants will learn practical tools to apply right away, as well as 21st Century Leadership qualities such as how to win hearts and minds, aligning vision and action, leading by example, and how to drive attention to what matters.