CV, Your Next Health and Safety Professional. Will work anywhere

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 12159

Skills keywords: health and safety, internationally experienced, risk assessments, safety audits
Short Bio:

Experienced, internationally oriented Fire Safety- and Health and Safety professional possessing extensive speciality knowledge from chemical-, housing- and educational environments. Looking to expand work experience within Health and Safety areas, including Fire Safety, auditing and legal advice, both nationally and internationally.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: Danish
Preferred Sector of Employment:  education and training, accounting and finance, Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: Danish, english, Norwegian, Swedish
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: British Indian Ocean T., bulgaria, cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Terr., Germany, Gibraltar, greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, jordan, kosovo, kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, (China), Macedonia, TFYR, Madagascar, malta, Man, Isle of, Marshall Islands, Montenegro, Montserrat, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, Oceania, Poland, portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Helena (UK), Saint Kitts and Nevis

Work experience:

Health and Safety Manager 2012 – current

Oaklands College, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

• Manage the accident and incident reporting system

• Responsible for the day-to-day management of Health and Safety for the College

• Manage all routine H&S maintenance contracts

• Develop and implement extensive Fire- and General risk assessment for all non-curriculum areas

• Monitor the conduction of all other risk assessments

• In charge of all general H&S induction of new staff

• Working closely with all curriculum areas to raise awareness of Health and Safety

• Administering the Occupational Health system of the College

• Attending all meetings and activities in the Association of Colleges and developing new sets of nationwide standards

Health and Safety Consultant (Contract) 2012

SHP, London

Main accomplishments and responsibilities:

• Upgrading all General- and Fire Risk Assessments for this housing association’s portfolio of 50 buildings including both offices and residential units to enable the organisation to apply for OHSAS accreditation

• Inspecting both office- and residential buildings regarding Fire- and Health and Safety

Health and Safety Advisor

Vale (Europe) Limited 2008 – 2012

Main accomplishments and responsibilities:

1: Projects:

• New furnace installation project

• Participating in planning of and HAZOP of a new extraction plant

• Participating in investigations of incidents and accidents

• Participating in the preparation for the transit from COSHH to REACH

• Participating in investigations of incidents and accidents

• Manual handling minimisation campaign

• Personal- and static monitoring schemes re-installed

• Developing, conducting and managing perambulation scheme

• Reviewing the use and types of hardhats and goggles

• Hand sanitation facilities revamped

• Lead definition, warnings and precautions

2: Training sessions developed and conducted:

• Fire safety

• Asbestos

• Knife safety

• Gloves and safety glasses

• Working at Heights

• Safe Use of Ladders

• Radiation Safety

3: Redevelopments:

• Fire Risk Assessments


• MSDS sheets

• REACH updates incorporated into OHSAS Management

4: Ongoing:

 Reducing the number of risk assessments by 10%

 Conducted, improved and managed over 800 risk assessment, including areas such as Fire, Manual Handling and Radiation

• Maintaining the Asbestos Register

• Monitoring the quality performance via OHSAS of existing suppliers/contractors for continuous approval

• Ensuring that the quality system at any time complies with the OHSAS standard

• Compiling monthly reports to the Refinery Manager and Corporate

• Various corporate requests, e.g. policies, procedures, records and guidelines

• Maintaining the Accident and Incident Reporting System

• Evaluating, classifying and investigating incidents and accidents

• Liaising with external bodies and organisations

• Chairman of the OHSAS Management Group

Vocational Assessor, freelance 2005 – 2008

St. George’s Hospital (NHS Trust), London, Royal London Hospital (NHS Trust), London,

St. Bartholomew Hospital (NHS Trust), London, eTraining, West Wickham

Main accomplishments and responsibilities:

• Conducting Fire- and Health and Safety training. Guiding and assessing candidates through their vocational training programme

Freelance Training / Administration assistant 2002 – 2005

Assistant Export Manager 2001 – 2002

Universal Industries Limited, London, United Kingdom

Main accomplishments:

• Cold calling and visiting various companies for establishing initial business relationship

• Produced price lists in accordance with pre-invoices

• Produced own catalogue of any item related to any aspect of Infectious Diseases

• Participated in inspection of goods before shipping.

Lay Judge 1996 – 2003

City Court, Aarhus, Denmark

Main duties:

• Functioned as Elected Lay Judge in a tribunal on equal terms with the Judicial Judge

• Evaluated and voted in more than 10 cases per year: from domestic violence to severe drug dealing.

Additional Health and Safety work:

Health and Safety Advisor, freelance 2007 – 2009

Locations and main responsibilities:

• Interim Assistant Risk Manager, City and Hackney Primary Care Trust

• Business Development Unit, Southwark College

• Delivering refresher courses in Health and Safety and Fire Safety at any level from basic to senior management at Queen Elizabeth Foundation,

Leatherhead, Surry.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

• Technician membership of IOSH

• Member of Institute of Lifelong Learning.


Degree studies:

Diploma in Bi-Lingual Business Studies [English and Danish] 1995 – 2001

Aarhus Business School, Aarhus, Denmark

Bachelor of Law Studies [LL.B. equivalent] 1993 – 1995

Faculty of Law, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

Other relevant courses:

• NEBOSH Diploma Autumn 2013

• Fire Risk Assessor training July 2009

• Face fitting training March 2009

• Radiation Protection Supervisor February 2009

• COSHH and REACH. June 2010

• NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety September 2007

• Vocational Assessor and -Trainer (qualified A1). January 2006

• Business course, Aarhus Business School, Denmark June 2001


• Fluent British English and American English. Danish [Mother tongue]

• Good working knowledge of German, Norwegian and Swedish.