Kina survived a horrific workplace accident that left her fighting for her life. Kina is now a safety speaker, inspiring and motivating audiences all over with her presentation "Safety Beyond PPE". Kina’s message addresses the importance of training, safety procedures, and a great attitude can keep you and the people around you safe.
She started speaking in hopes that her work place injury could help others take safety more seriously, making a negative a positive by reaching as many people as possible in the area of safety. Not just at work, but in life.
Kina’s story carries a message about commitment and making safety personal. Kina is living proof how how one can:
- turn adversity into positive energy and success
- overcome obstacles
- deal with fear and adversity
- be the best you can be, regardless of your circumstances
Kina Repp is becoming a sought-after motivational and inspirational safety speaker, traveling the country, spearding her message of resilience and optimism
“Safety Beyond PPE” - Program Description
Personalize safety through Kina’s story about the tragic loss of her left arm. Kina will speak about how lack of knowledge and lack of training contributed to the day that forever changed her life. Driving home that you are your own last line of defense in safety Kina encourages actively participating in safety. She also covers the effect injuries have on friends, family and co-workers. With witty wisdom Kina will leave you with a message you can reflect on and share. A message that gives you what you need to be present, be aware and be safe.
Kina has a bachelor’s in education. She has taught science and for the past 5 years, martial arts. She has a second degree black belt, she has ran 13 marathons, she loves scuba diving, snow skiing and wake boarding. She was honored in the 2002 winter Olympic games as an Olympic Torch runner.
You should never underestimate the power you have to change someone’s life.