Dr. I. David Daniels

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Dr. I. David Daniels is an occupational health and safety professional, former public safety executive, thought leader, and President/CEO of ID2 Solutions, LLC, a safety-focused solutions company specializing in helping organizations plan and execute safety management systems, including focusing on psychosocial hazard mitigation strategies. He is also the host of the Psych Health and Safety USA podcast.

Dr. Daniels holds a Bachelor of Science in Fire Services Administration, a master’s degree in human resources management, and a Ph.D. in Occupational Health and Safety. His research focused on psychosocial hazard exposure in the workplace. He is certified as a Safety Director, Violence Prevention Specialist, Emergency Management Specialist, Job Hazard Analysis Specialist, Safety and Health Specialist, and certified in Mental Health First Aid.

Dr. Daniels served two terms on the National Safety Council (NSC) Board of Directors and was the founding chair of the NSC’s Government and Public-Sector Division. In 2021, he became only the third African American in history to receive the NSC’s highest honor when he was given the Distinguished Service to Safety Award. He is also the founding chair of the National Association of Black Compliance and Risk Management Professionals, Safety and Security Workgroup.

Dr. Daniels is a life member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and has served over 30 years in fire/rescue, emergency medical, and emergency management organizations in three states, including four appointments as a Fire Chief. His career focus on safety was a primary factor in his induction into the National Fire Heritage Center’s Hall of Legacies, Legends, and Leaders; he was the first living African American to have received this honor.

In addition to focusing on safety in his professional pursuits, Dr. Daniels is active in his community in suburban Atlanta. He is a member of his HOA’s Finance Committee and served as transition committee chair and public safety advisory committee chair for his newly elected City Council representative. His community efforts contributed to his induction into the inaugural class of the South Fulton County Hall of Fame.