Lee uses his “Triumph Over Tragedy” to help ensure the Personal safety of all workers so “Everyone Returns Home Safely”.
Lee Shelby is a Power Lineman from Tennessee and at the age of 28, lost both arms resulting from an occupational injury after he came in contact with more than 12,000 volts while working for a Utility Company. Lee returned to work in less than one year with the ambition to be an active part of society. Lee actively teaches and shares his story of “Triumph Over Tragedy” “Safety is Personal” with thousands across the United States in every industry.
Lee chooses to Educate, Motivate and Inspire audiences by sharing the story of his tragic occupational injury as well as the importance of making safety personal. His desire is for everyone to be responsible for their own safety and watch out for their co-workers, take safety personal and to return home safe to their families.
Lee Shelby’s story about a work-related accident has the ability to deeply impact an audience and is ideal for inspirational, motivational and safety awareness speaking engagements. If you have ever sat through safety meeting at your work you will see demonstrations and videos on safety procedure but Lee will cause you to understand why you should listen and be responsible for yourself and your co-workers
As of today Lee has helped thousands of people understand the importance of staying focused, eliminating distractions and not taking shortcuts through his live presentations. Both he and his story are unforgettable. His words are simple, and he tells us things we think we already know, but he tells it in a way that will dramatically change our attitudes toward safety forever.