Thought Leaders


Vice President

  • Developmental training
  • Sustainable safety performance
  • Leadership coach
  • Incident investigations

“Helping clients realize that they have the ability to impact safety at a level they never thought was possible.”

Steven Luttrull oversees complex, multi-site and multi-service interventions for fortune 500 clients in the metals, mining, petroleum, transportation, and utilities industries. Steven’s extensive experience as a consultant, occupational health and safety manager, and bioenvironmental engineering specialist enables him to conduct diagnostic assessments of clients’ organizational cultures and safety climates, and to design and implement successful behavior-based safety processes, leadership development systems, and leadership coaching strategies.
Steven provides training on the foundational elements of BAPP® technology, ergonomics, and incident investigation to frontline workers, as well as developmental training to supervisors and middle managers. For executives, managers, safety professionals and union representatives, Steven teaches the management and leadership practices essential to improving and sustaining safety performance.
Among his notable successes, Steven managed a comprehensive safety intervention across a major aluminum producer’s U.S. organization. This multi-tiered intervention included organizational cultural assessments, behavior-based safety process implementation, supervisory skills development, and leadership coaching at numerous sites.
Steven is also an accomplished leadership coach who has provided safety leadership and professional development coaching to individuals at every organizational level, from CEOs to first-line supervisors.
In addition to his work with clients, Steven manages and trains the DEKRA consultants who support strategic initiatives and deliver services that expand applications of BAPP® technology in safety and leadership. He is also active in the development of DEKRA’s technologies. He led the development of the SafeAlign® system, co-developed a course on observer calibration, and piloted DEKRA’s technology for fast-startup, behavior-based safety implementation.
Prior to joining DEKRA, Steven served four years as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Air Force, working as a bioenvironmental engineering specialist.
Steven holds a double master’s degree in leadership and human resource management and a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in the sciences and sociology. He is currently a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.