Project HSE Adviser. Experience in Oil & Gas Offshore / Onshore, Construction Projects and seeking further opportunities.
SELF-MOTIVATED AND CONSCIENTIOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROFESSIONAL Offering a unique mix of experience in Scaffolding, Civils, Railways, Oil&Gas, Energy and Offshore
Accomplished Health and Safety professional with proven success developing, implementing and monitoring Health and Safety systems and action development plans; reviewing method statements / risk assessments and raising the level of permit to cover appropriate tasks – instilling strict safety cultures at all levels. Enjoyed extensive exposure to working Offshore , Petro chemical, Civils ,Construction, Railways, Power & Renewable Energy Projects in which played an integral role in the completion of contracts in various countries / locations, including Gibraltar, Norway, and Sierra Leone West Africa. Experienced underpinned by 7 years’ experience in the British Army; demonstrating a positive response to pressure in often dangerous, hostile & hazardous environments.
Professional Experience & Achievements
March 2015 to Present
Project HSE Adviser: Trant Engineering, Buncefield Oil Depot.
Responsible for overseeing / advising all aspects of Safety during the Reconstruction of Oil/Fuel Storage Tanks & associated Bunding whilst operating adjacent to a live fully functional fuel storage Plant that comes under the COMAH Regulations. Collectively operating with the Principal Contractor (AMEC) & Client (British Pipeline Agency) to achieve a Zero Harm environment in hazardous / demanding conditions.
Aug – 2014 to Present
HSE Consultant: Steel River Safety Consultants, Renewable Energy/ Power.
Introduced to various Energy companies (Conergy / ETPower Solutions) to update their Safety Management System to HSG: 65 standards & to ensure Full HSE compliance during operations on Solar Farms, & Power Plants at Littlewood Solar Farm & Park Farm projects which were of 13.72 MW. Advised Project teams / Sub-Contractors in all aspects of Site Safety such as Excavations, site set-up, safety presentations, accident investigation, training Non U.K Contractors in U.K legislation & ensured Principal Contractor / Sub-Contractors alike, implemented all relevant safety documentation prior to works commencing – i.e. – PTW (Dig/Electrical), RAMS etc.
Oct 2013 – April 2014
Project HSE Adviser: O’Sheas R.C. Frame Specialists.
Advising on Large High Rise construction project in Central London ensuring compliance in RC Frame operations, Civils, Piling Ops & Deep excavations. Carried out Site inductions, conducted training on various equipment, Face fit testing, Scaffold / equipment inspections & ensured all Safety Management Documentation was implemented into the SSOW. Also wrote all RAMS / COSHH assessments for all RC Frame & associated works.
April – Oct 2013
Project HSE Adviser: Blackfriars Bridge Rail Project, London.
Operating on a large Multi-Disciplinary High Profile project for Pyeroy Industrial Services, ensuring Safety standards are maintained in Scaffolding, Painting and Steel Fabrication operations in a Rail environment, whilst working closely with the Main Contractors (Balfour Beattie) & Network Rail to Contract completion. Chaired Weekly Safety meetings, carried out daily Safety Tours of Bridge Spans often with the main contractor & conducted Health Surveillance (Air Monitoring) due to Painting / Blasting operations.
Feb –April 2013
HSE Adviser: African Minerals, Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Operated on a Large Open Cast Mining Project, where I was responsible for installing / advising a SSOW for all WAH & Tunnelling operations and to Train/Mentor Local Safety Personnel in a Marine environment. Based at Pepel Port and was part of a large HSE Team overseeing the Construction of an Iron Ore Dump Station which involved Heavy Civils operations RC Frame Construction, Piling, Rail Construction & Earth Movements, whilst dealing with the Cultural differences of a Multi-National workforce.
May 2012- Jul 2012
WAH Safety Adviser/ Scaffold Inspector: SBS Services, London.
Inspected Scaffolds to TG: 20 Standards / Trained/advised operatives on Scaffold / WAH operations.
Advised Management in regards to Scaffold Contractor Selection.
Liaised & built working relationships with all Scaffold Contractors.
Feb2012- May 2012
HSE Adviser: Deborah Industrial Services, Humber Gas Power Station.
Monitored adherence to stringent Safety legislation in relation to Gas operations at the Power Plant with the promotion, adoption, of policies and good practice to minimise Near Misses, Incidents and Accidents. Ensured and monitored all Safe Systems of Work where in place for Scaffolding and Lagging Operations.
2010 – 2011
HSE Adviser: Hertel, Grangemouth Oil&Gas Refinery (Scotland)
Rectified and advanced the company’s HSE status to meet legal requirements.
Advised Project Team to implement Safety Factors into their SSOW during Site Shutdowns.
Conducted Safety Tours with HSE Manager / Site Team Leaders.
Ensured all Permits to Work have been implemented into the SSOW.
Safety Rep: Various Companies (Offshore), Scaffolding Supervisor/Inspector.
Safety Rep/ ALLSEAS Pipe Laying Ship (Solitaire) – Gibraltar, Oct-Dec 2009
Successfully managed inspections; investigating and reporting on accidents and incidents.
Received Offshore Safety training in relation to rescue plans, emergency drills and Platform safety.
Given Training and Advice on conducting Accident Investigations in Offshore environment.
Installed Scaffold SSOW, Supervised Offshore Operations to TG: 20 Standards.
Operated on various Offshore Platforms/ Submersibles in North Sea/ Med for various Offshore Multidiscipline Oil& Gas Companies (Stork, Capes & Salamis).
Early Career Highlights
• 1997-2007 Scaffolder (Advanced) Chargehand: Showcased significant versatility and a flair for adaptability to satisfy ever-changing demands as Advanced Scaffolder Chargehand / Foreman for various companies between 1997 and 2007.
• Infantry / Rifleman for HMF British Army – 1st Battalion, Royal Highland Fusiliers between 1990 and 1997 as an Infantryman (Rifleman / Machine Gunner) & as a Gunner in a Warrior Armoured Personnel Carrier. Served operationally in U.K, Canada, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, USA, Poland, Germany & during the Bosnian conflict.
Training & Professional Affiliations
• NEBOSH Level 3, Construction in Health and Safety Certificate
• Member of IOSH – Grade TechIOSH
• Advanced Scaffold Inspector / Certified Harness Inspector
• CITB Scaffolder, CISRS / CSCS (Advanced) / PASMA Certified
• British Red Cross First Aid / Emergency First Aid at Work / De-Fib trained
• IPAF – Scissor Lift certificate. / Crane Rescue Certificate / WAH Rescue
• OPITO/BOSIET Offshore Survival/ Medical / MIST
• Confined Space Certificate
• Mind Safety / Safety Culture Behavioural change course.
• NEBOSH National Diploma Level 6 – Unit A
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