Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Every new challenge brings strength and the power to grow as an individual. However, traveling headfirst into the unknown with blinders on is unwise. A thorough examination of what lies ahead must come first. Assessing the risks to health and safety always takes priority over the final conquest. Each individual is responsible for examining the path that lies ahead, assessing the possible risks and planning the way through without injury to self or those who follow. An unsafe workplace is unacceptable. An injury to one person is too many when avoiding that injury meant thinking ahead and realizing the disaster, that obstacle could cause.

The entire workforce is responsible for keeping their environment safe regardless of their job description or assigned tasks. Any new idea, any change in process has to pass the guidelines of safety or be discarded before anyone is harmed. A disregard for personal and public safety is the catalyst for injury or death within a community, school or industrial environment. To stress the importance of safety in any area people populate shows responsibility and character. How can industry afford the time it takes for a thorough examination of each new design or idea? The lessons learned by one individual will drive home the importance of allowing the time to make safety a part of everyone’s master plan. Nick Scott is the man at the head of the trail and he will motivate those who follow to take the lead in forging safe passage through life.

Speaking Topics

  • Peak Performance
  • Communication
  • Team Building
  • Execution
  • Strategy
  • Success
  • Diversity
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Personal Growth
  • Self Esteem
  • Motivation
  • Inspiration
  • Entrepreneurship

Nick Scott Tells His Story

Nick Scott was an average 16-year old who played on his high school football team and loved athletics. His was the life of any teenager who went to classes and hung out with friends; but that all changed in an instant. An automobile accident turned the normal life into an exceptional life. Miraculously, Nick escaped death once cleared from the twisted metal of his automobile. Nick suddenly found himself paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. Years of depression and self-abuse begin Nick’s sometimes painful, but ultimately uplifting story of how he rediscovered his life by learning to look at things through a new lens.

This is the story of one man’s determination to hold tightly to his dreams, his drive to succeed, and his passion for pushing people, including himself, to perform at the optimal level. Audience members will learn how to apply the principles that renewed Nick’s life to enhance their own lives and help those under their care. Nick keeps audience members on the edge of their seats as he engages every person and instills the power to achieve dreams. His trials and errors earn him the top ranking in fitness coaching and motivational speaking. How is Nick’s presentation different from others? Nick knows more than anyone else does; there are no excuses. There are no excuses for giving up or quitting.

Motivating Millions

Nick Scott brings his motivational talent, charismatic style and his incredible story to speaking engagements worldwide. At 16-years old, Nick was involved in a tragic automobile accident that took his mobility and almost consumed his spirit. The young man settled in depression for several years and was borderline suicidal. The day Nick Scott decided to do something to improve his life is the day the world gained a dynamic, passionate motivating voice.

Understanding the Value of Health and Safety

Nick Scott became wheelchair bound after a terrible car accident when he was only 16-years old. Years later found him depressed, out of shape and desperate to change what everyone told him was unchangeable. Knowing he could not dwell in the depression his mind created any longer, Nick unpacked his athletic background and dusted it off for a new life he would have to create alone. No one had traveled the route Nick planned for himself. There were no written processes and no set safety standards other than those governing athletics for those not confined to a wheelchair. The risks to Nick Scott’s health were unknown and the obstacles in his path looked insurmountable to outsiders.

Nick will speak of the hardships he faced as he made his way to wheelchair bodybuilding championships. His dynamic personality and personal experiences leave audiences speechless as they begin to understand Nick’s incredible perseverance and strength. Not one audience member will leave thinking safety is not their problem. Nick Scott travels the globe speaking to sold out crowds about the journey he is on and the way they, too, can become stronger in mind, body and spirit. The struggles and triumphs of Nick’s reality become the catalyst for change in the lives of those he touches. Nothing comes before safety and Nick conveys the message effectively so listeners understand they are responsible for their personal safety and the safety of those around them. There is no other man to lead a team through the processes of change and value of the team. He started the journey one man in a jungle of traps and pitfalls. Now thousands follow his path for safety in professional athletics, all levels of schools, homes and employment.


  • CEO / President / Founder Wheelchair Bodybuilding, Inc.
  • Global Promoter of Wheelchair Bodybuilding
  • IFBB Professional Wheelchair Bodybuilder
  • Professional Wheelchair Ballroom Dancer
  • 2-Time World Powerlifting Champion
  • Master Trainer – ISSA
  • Award-Winning Actor
  • Published Author
  • Real Estate Investor

When Nick sees a challenge, he assesses the risks, eliminates them and conquers. He then prepares others to do the same. He is a man of great character and charisma with the speaking skills to motivate the masses to move. Safety concerns will no longer be someone else’s responsibility after Nick speaks to the audience. Each audience member will leave feeling the importance of his or her role in keeping everyone safe. Nick Scott’s motivational talent is recognized worldwide and there is no one better for the job.


Recognize Potential Hazards

Audience members will, recognize, report and eliminate safety hazards immediately. Potential hazards will be defined by audience members and their plan for the hazard’s removal put in place. Each person plays an important role in staying safe and keeping others safe.

Advanced Decision Making and Change Management

Audience members will Increase safety awareness in the community, workplace and public areas. Actively assess safety hazards that are foreseeable and take action to correct the hazard before an injury occurs.

Effective Communication Skills

Individuals in the audience will each effectively communicate the need for safety management and set into action comprehensive plans for reducing injury accidents by examining plans for potential hazards. Through written communications, each member of the safety team will be made aware of the hazard and the plan for eliminating the hazard.


Safety Must Always Come First

Safety concerns everyone in any environment. The workplace, home, competition and community events all hold potential safety hazards. Nick Scott’s interactive program comes from his life experience and bodybuilding training. A safe workout keeps athletes in shape and improves brain functions. Avoiding injury allows freedom of movement and improves quality of life. Nick relates his early years spent lamenting the automobile accident that took his mobility. He instills the importance of thinking ahead to avoid injury by eliminating hazards during the planning stages. The importance of safety cannot be over-exaggerated.

Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Nick Scott is the catalyst for change. He gives audiences the benefits of his knowledge and experience so they have the power to reduce injuries in their environments. Nothing comes before safety and Nick conveys the message effectively so listeners understand they are responsible for their personal safety and the safety of those around them. There is no other man to lead a team through the processes of change and bring to light the value of the team. He started the journey one man in a jungle of traps and pitfalls. Now thousands follow his path for safety in professional athletics, all levels of schools, homes and employment. Nick puts safety planning top priority in any environment because he knows what may happen.

The Flame of Courage Burns Inside

Nick Scott not only speaks of the fire inside, he shows the fire inside him. He then ignites the flame in the audience and gives them the tools to achieve goals they thought unreachable. Nick has spoken worldwide on safety issues and the courage to speak out in defense of safe conditions in every facet of society. Nick, through his personal journey, is the perfect example of courage in the face of adversity. He has changed the sport of bodybuilding by opening doors for wheelchair athletes and coaches disabled athletes through safe workouts. He knows he has the courage and wants to empower the world with the flame that each person has inside.