For more than 23 years, Corey Hopkins’ strong belief in the effectiveness of proactive safety cultures has shaped his career and allowed him to improve the cultures of all the companies he has worked with through the years. The principal consultant at DEKRA is passionate about creating a proactive culture within the agribusiness industry. He has nearly a quarter century of EH&S experience in nearly every aspect of EH&S. Hopkins’ primary areas of focus are culture assessment and improvement, safety strategic planning and behavioral safety. He is also an OSHA Outreach Trainer for General Industry.
Before joining DEKRA, Hopkins was a Senior Risk Services representative for a Midwest insurance carrier. Prior to that, he served as the safety director for a large cooperative in northwest Iowa. He also has safety management and leadership experience in manufacturing and food production. Hopkins is an accomplished speaker and has spoken at countless conferences throughout his career. He completed the FSMA PCQI training and is PCQI certified. Additionally, Hopkins completed RCI’s (now DEKRA) Behavior-Based Safety Academy and has been involved with several behavioral safety implementations. Hopkins is active in the Ag Coop Safety Directors of Iowa organization, and served on the National Grain & Feed Association’s Safety, Health, and Environmental Quality Committee. He has a BA in Business Management and Psychology.