Meet The Team

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    Paul Gordon

    BA (Hons) DipNEBOSH CMIOSH

    Managing Director

    I joined Northern Safety Ltd in April 2014 following a successful management career in varying sectors, including public services, manufacturing and construction. I am responsible for the day to day management of the company, including supporting the consultancy and training functions of the business. I have experience of supporting the HSE in accident investigations in my previous role as a Detective Inspector for Cleveland Police.  I spent 5 years as a HSE Director for a large manufacturing firm involved in deconstruction and construction work, involved in on and off shore work. I offer a pragmatic approach to supporting companies and individuals achieve best practice, not only supporting occupational health and safety but offering full business support including the achievements of recognised standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.  I am a Chartered member of IOSH, an ISO lead auditor and competent workplace noise assessor.
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    Mark Walton

    Operations Director

    Joined the business April 2019 as Operations Director to support Paul as Managing Director to introduce 3rd party registrations including ISOs 9001, 14001 and 45001 to consultancy services to compliment existing H&S advice, training, instruction, auditing, inspections and documentation conducted. Manage staff on a day to day basis to meet both the customers and Northern Safety Limteds’ needs and expectations. Over 25 years experience and competence in this, working in a number of industries and sectors including rail, security and access control, fire, landscaping, forestry, fencing, highways sector schemes, waste and chemicals, manufacturing, training and apprenticeships, recruitment and integrating systems to meet ISOs and 3rd party registrations such as FORS, Achilles FPAL/UDVB / CAC / Link-up, Avetta, CHAS, Safecontractor, Constructionline, Altius, NSI, SSAIB, BAFE. Mission is to work with customers, providing best solutions for them, providing advice, training, documentation and support to enable customers to have a reliance on records to move the business forward, to minimise business risk, reduce duplication, assist staff development, to manage the business effectively and efficiently, prevent accident, prosecution and incidents and anticipate and react to change and challenges. Underpinning these management systems to recognised 3rd party independent registrations and accreditations to provide confidence to our customers’ customers whilst complying in all respects.
  • Samantha Fleetham

    Tech IOSH

    Training Manager

    I joined Northern Safety as a full time Health and Safety Trainer/Consultant in October 2016 after working for the company as a contractor through my own training company. I was promoted to Training Manager in 2019, managing the training department and a group of sub-contractor trainers.  I am Nebosh qualified and a technical member of IOSH with 10+ years experience as a trainer/adviser within the engineering construction industry. As part of my role, I deal with existing and new clients offering advice and assistance with their training requirements.  Using my extensive industry knowledge I can tailor training to our clients needs and write bespoke training courses, when required, from operative to management level.  
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    Lindsey Duggan

    Bookkeeper & Administrator

    I joined Northern Safety in 2022 as Bookkeeper & Administrator, then promoted to Office Manager 2023. I am responsible for all financial transactions across the business including customer invoicing, supplier payments and bank reconciliation. I am part CIMA qualified, with an undergraduate degree in Psychology with Business management and have over 15 years’ experience within similar roles. I provide support to the directors with budgetary control, forecasting, analysis, financial modelling and implementation of systems and controls. I also work closely across all departments providing administration support where required.
  • Lynne Walton

    BMS Co-Ordinator

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    Becki McLeish

    Trainer/Consultant

  • Yasmin Rasul

    Co-ordinator

    I joined Northern Safety Ltd in 2024.  To this role I apply a lot for transferable skills I’ve developed in my previous roles, with my most recent role being a Project Co-ordinator / Manager where I worked on high value projects and produced a Quarterly Magazine.
  • Andrew Himsworth

    CMIOSH AIIRSM AIFSM

    Senior Consultant and Trainer

    I joined Northern Safety Ltd in May 2024 with a background in both the public & private sectors.  I’ve previously worked in Health & Safety roles across the UK & for the last 9 years have delivered technical training courses to all grades of staff in a multi-cultural & fast paced company.  I have extensive experience in dealing with accident investigation – interviewing & risk assessment after working for Cleveland Police within an intelligence & response environment & also a strong knowledge of dealing with emergencies in various departments from the NHS.  I have achieved the NVQ level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – NEBOSH GC & The Fire Risk Assessor / Manager Qualification along with IOSH Managing Safely – DSE – Hand Arm Vibration & Noise Qualifications.  I also have the Level 3 award in Mental Health First Aid & C&G Level 3 award in Education & Training – this will all underpin my role delivering Safety Training & Consultancy work with NSL.  My hobbies & interests are spending time with my family & working with the FA & PGMOL developing Referees at National level.
  • Imogen Wright

    Co-ordinator

    I joined Northern Safety in 2024 as a Co-ordinator.  I am responsible for the day-to-day administration of the company, this includes booking courses, processing certificates, setting courses up and speaking to clients, I also provide admin support to other areas of the business where required.  My background is in HR within the Housing Industry and Customer Service throughout Telecoms and Utilities.
  • Adam Law

    NEBOSH, IOSH, IEMA, ISO

    Senior Consultant

    I joined the team at Northern Safety Ltd in April 2024, after spending the past 17 years working in HSE Management roles across the Aerospace, Steelmaking, Construction and Petro-Chemical industries. In my role as a Senior Consultant, I enjoy engaging with our varied client base and empowering their employees to create a proactive health and safety culture within their business. NEBOSH, IOSH, IEMA, ISO, and Wellbeing qualifications have provided me with the grounding to diversify across different sectors and effect change within the organisations I support. Working closely with our clients I look to develop people, discover potential and create the opportunity to evolve their safety and wellbeing maturity.