Patrick J. Karol,

About Patrick J. Karol

Pat’s professional safety career includes:

  1. Co-founder of Nito Solutions, LLC.
  2. Founder and President of Karol Safety Consulting, Inc.
  3. Sr Director of Safety with EEC Environmental.
  4. Safety Manager at ARAMARK Corporation Safety & Risk Control Department. Responsibilities include working with senior leadership to develop strategies and tactics to reduce the risk of injury, environmental exposure, and foodborne illnesses.
  5. Safety and Health contractor to the Transportation Security Administration, where he managed a team responsible for compliance at all US airports in the southeast region.  
  6. Safety Manager at Delta Air Lines Corporate Safety Department. Responsibilities include investigating SIF accidents, developing procedures and training, identifying trends, developing mitigation strategies, and assisting with OSHA VPP applications.
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Pat’s work in safety began as a front-line supervisor with safety as a collateral duty and now involves advising senior leaders on strategies to reduce risk. His experience includes over 25 years in the corporate safety departments of two Fortune 200 companies and the Federal government. Pat currently works as an independent safety and health consultant specializing in strategic safety planning, safety leadership workshops, and motivational speaking.

Pat is a successful keynote speaker and has spoken on safety and health at numerous local, regional, and national conferences. He is a Past President of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Philadelphia chapter. He is currently the Region VIII Vice President for the ASSP.

Pat is the author of Selling Safety, Lessons From a Former Front Line Supervisor. Published in 2019 by CRC Press.

Pat graduated from Georgia State University and completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.