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.
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.
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 have 10+ years experience as a trainer/adviser within the engineering construction industry delivering a variety of courses from operative to management levels.
I am Nebosh qualified and a technical member of IOSH.
I joined the team in October 2018 as the General Health and Safety Trainer providing a high standard of training for our clients in a large number of Health and Safety disciplines. I have a proven track record with over 30 years experience as a trainer/instructor within the MOD and 15 years specialising in Health and Safety working in industries that include, Property Management, Offshore Gas/Oil, Logistics, and the Care Sector. I hold the Chartered Member of IOSH and I am passionate about promoting a positive safety behaviour culture through training, coaching and mentoring. Providing a refreshing, light-hearted, common sense approach to training both within the training centre or on-site to best suit the client.
I joined the company in April 2018 as a Health and Safety Consultant advising clients on all aspects of Health and Safety. I have over 20 years experience working in construction, transport, logistics, manufacturing, engineering, food and plant hire industry. Part of my role will include carrying out COSHH & Risk Assessments, Site Audits, Construction Phase Plans and toolbox talks whilst offering competent advice on legal compliance within the workplace.
I joined the company in July 2007 following an 18 year career in retail banking with the achievement of a HNC in Business and Finance.
My roles include organising and co-ordinating the training advisers, planning and reviewing training courses, dealing with training course bookings and enquiries for companies and individuals, ensuring accreditations are maintained, updating the website as well as general office duties on a day to day basis.
I joined the company in November 2019 as Financial Controller. My role includes raising invoices, purchase ledger, credit control, dealing with financial enquiries and processing payroll.
I joined Northern Safety in December 2019 as a Co-Ordinator.
My day to day role includes tasks such as liaising with trainers to schedule courses, dealing with customers to meet their training needs, the entering of information into various electronic databases, completing paperwork and other various administrative tasks as and when required.