Latest news from Ken Woodward
Lattitude’s highly anticipated film The Diary has been the topic of conversation among individuals in the Health and Safety world of recent weeks. This powerful training film tells the true extent of the damage caused by Ken Woodward’s accident, in his wife Sue’s own words.
A diary she kept of the weeks and months after […]
We’ve been trying to keep up with Ken Woodward. In one year alone, he took 112 flights, visited 19 different countries and made 285 presentations on safety. He doesn’t stay still for long.
In the background, we’ve been translating like fury to make his film Hindsight — The Official Ken Woodward Story available to as […]
Ken Woodward was awarded the OBE in the Queens Birthday honours list.
Cited for his contribution to safety Ken has tirelessly promoted workplace safety across the globe for the past few years despite having to also deal with the consequences of his own workplace accident on a daily basis.
Rob Coyle from Lattitude Productions said, […]
Lattitude Productions has released the new Ken Woodward training film, Lessons From A Blind School. The film explains the inspiration behind his safety message – the training Ken received during his rehabilitation.
‘Lessons’ is the follow-up to the best selling safety program ‘Hindsight – The Ken Woodward Story’ and is a powerful reminder of […]
Leader in construction safety Laing O’Rourke has launched the second phase of its Incident & Injury Free programme using the Lattitude Ken Woodward production Hindsight.
HS & E Director Richard Rook says: “We realise that great safety performance is at the heart of any successful business and we also believe it is our duty to […]
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In a horrifying workplace accident, Ken Woodward lost his eyesight as well as his sense of taste and smell. It left his family devastated and his colleagues traumatised.
Like all accidents, it could have been prevented. From that moment on he was determined to do all he could to make sure it didn't happen to anyone else.
Since then, his dedication towards creating positive safety cultures and setting new standards has improved the working lives of thousands of people and changed the way hundreds of organisations operate.
Over the last decade he has become a globally recognised figure, providing people with the awareness, mindset and confidence to comfortably approach occupational safety issues with a fresh perspective.
Astonishingly, in one year alone, he made 112 flights, 19 overseas trips and 285 presentations to stop others being hurt.
Interesting facts about KenSince his accident Ken has:
- Ridden a Harley Davidson motorcycle
- Been tandem freefall parachuting
- Driven at over 90mph around a race track.
- Learned how to play guitar
- Abseiled three times
- Lectured in Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia
- Was key note speaker at the 2002 IOSH Conference
- Presented to 1420 people in a single training session in Ireland
- Flew a plane around the British Isles to raise funds for the RNIB
- Landed on Blackpool beach in a helicopter
- In one year: made 112 flights, 19 overseas trips and 285 presentations to stop others being hurt
- He was born in 1950 at Dudley Road Hospital in Birmingham
- While growing up Ken often saw Ozzy Osbourne roaming around.
- Ken has three boys and one daughter.
- He is a soccer fan and supports Aston Villa Football Club
- Ken appeared on UK TV on Channel 4's Moment Of Crisis with his son.
- Appeared on TV (NBC) in the US.
- Broadcast on BBC radio and ABC radio in Australia.
- Infamously, Ken once put his hand on Lily Savage's knee on the Big Breakfast Show mistaking him/her for Gaby Roslin. It was later he discovered that Lily Savage is a drag artist!
- Ken used to be a lecturer in an Art college.
- He has met the Queen, Prince Phillip and Prince Andrew.
- Amongist his favourite music are bands UB40, Dire Straits, The Eagles. Ken also takes an interest in Classical Music.
Lattitude Productions specialises in making training films with a difference.
Lattitude has worked closely with Ken to produce two training programmes that not only truly reflect the affects of his accident, but also explore what he has learned from his experiences.
Both Hindsight and Lessons From A Blind School reflect Ken's inspiring and moving safety message, providing safety trainers with the powerful tools needed to create truly world-class safety cultures.
Extensive support material accompanies Ken Woodward's Official Training films.
These extensive notes have been compiled with the help of Martin Woodall, Lattitude's leading behavioural safety consultant who investigated the the accident with Ken.
We are happy to send you the entire training package including the support material for evaluation. Request a preview of any Lattitude Productions package.
You can find out more about the films and watch them NOW online. Just log in over at the Lattitude website.