Rodger, CMIOSH PgDip MSc BSc (Hons)

A professional and self-motivated Health and Safety Practitioner with over 17 years experience of safety, health and environmental management in the public and private sectors, including consultancy.  Currently working as a Health, Safety and Environment Trainer with Oak Tree.

Public sector experience was gained through over 5 years with a large Local Authority, providing advice and guidance to all departments.  The role included developing, reviewing and presenting a variety of H&S training courses.

Private sector experience has been gained from 10 years in the construction industry in various roles, including that of SHE Training Manager.  All roles have involved significant amounts of relevant training.

Professional qualifications:

Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)

Registered on the Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR)

Post Graduate Diploma – Risk Management and Safety Technology

NEBOSH Accredited Trainer

NEBOSH National General Certificate

Key skills and abilities:

  • Delivery of a range of SHE training from short sessions to externally accredited courses
  • Subjects covered include asbestos, behavioural change & safety culture, COSHH, DSE, environmental awareness, fire safety, manual handling, and risk assessment
  • Tailoring courses to meet clients needs and inclusion of specific policies and procedures
  • Sourcing and assessing training by external providers (e.g. CITB and IOSH accredited)
  • Identifying training needs, development and implementation of SHE training strategies
  • Development of annual training plans and monitoring delivery to ensure objectives are met
  • Communication with personnel at all levels from operative to senior director, and including with external organisations such as clients, supply chain and enforcing authorities
  • Thorough knowledge of UK H,S & E legislation
  • Rapidly developing effective and professional working relationships with new colleagues
  • Reporting monthly and quarterly to management teams and senior Directors
  • Providing advice and guidance on compliance with legislation, best practice and policy
  • Managing a team of professionally qualified SHE Advisors
  • Inspecting and auditing workplaces, and preparation of reports
  • Undertaking risk assessments, developing safe systems of work and method statements
  • Planning the safe delivery of construction projects, and developing health and safety plans
  • Investigating accidents to ensure learning from immediate and root causes