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Gary A. Higbee, EMBA, CSP

Gary Higbee has been involved with SafeStart from the beginning, working with Larry Wilson throughout the development of the program and its many enhancements. He has also co-authored a new book with Larry, titled Inside Out: Rethinking Safety Management Paradigms.

Gary is our most experienced and recognized consultant within the safety industry—earning numerous awards, he has held seats in many industry advisory boards and published many articles over the years.

Gary Higbee - NSC Book Signing 2012
Gary signing books and enjoying meeting colleagues at the 2012 NSC Conference

Gary Higbee NSC Award
Gary has been awarded multiple safety awards over the years, including most recently, the NSC’s Distinguished Service to Safety Award

His extensive experience clearly shows in his presentations—bringing historical knowledge of safety, and the business of safety, to a very clear position for future safety professionals.

Gary is currently available for health & safety conferences, association and corporate speaking opportunities in various formats and durations.  For booking information, availability and topic selection, please contact us.

For more information about Gary Higbee and his consulting services, visit his website.


Attendees were very enthusiastic in their praise of his presentation style, knowledge and handout material.

             — Trudy Goldman, ARM
                 Manager, Education and Program Development
                 American Society of Safety Engineers


I have to say, Mr. Higbee was so captivating! Not only does he paint a picture, he completely puts you in the moment of his story. I hope he will be returning to the conference next year.

             — Ashlee Sons,
                 Cooper Steel