Consultant Profile

David Coggrave OSCHR CMIOSH RSP FRSPH

Health, Safety & Hygiene Consultant and Trainer (Age 46)

I am a highly qualified consultant & trainer with over 20 years of consultancy and training experience in health, safety & hygiene management at all levels, from “hands-on worker level” to Boardroom. I have worked with hundreds of different UK companies on a wide variety of subjects from strategic planning to HSE, and BS standards, using a high level of business acumen and a good understanding of ‘reasonable practical compliance’.

Key skills:

  • Health Safety & Food Hygiene training on most key subjects
  • Hands on problem solving with operational managers of key on -site risks
  • All aspects of Safety Consultancy & Project Management
  • Writing Risk & Safety Management Corporate Strategies
  • Practical management of Asbestos, Legionella, & CDM projects

Management experience

  • Inspections and audits of SMS with follow up reports and correction planning( GAP Plans)
  • Asbestos project management and removal, both in presenting training courses and practical application
  • Construction safety and CDM experience, both in presenting training courses and practical application
  • Significant experience in Food Hygiene and HACCP inspections, training, consultancy and policy writing
  • Significant experience in advising and inspecting on safety standards in the care industry both to HSE and CQC requirements
  • Experienced fire trainer/consultant
  • Experienced in working with Primary Partnership Authorities
  • Experienced in Legionella training and project management (L8 and HSG 274)
  • Fully competent in policy and procedure writing and strategic health and safety planning up to Board level
  • Accident investigation alongside HSE/EHO/CQC and production of detailed reports for clients/authorities
  • Implementing fire risk management strategies for protection and evacuation
  • Environmental management applications
  • OHSAS 18001 general strategy and application
  • Qualified asbestos surveyor and safety training for onsite asbestos management
  • Revising and updating client health and safety policies, procedures and risk assessments, including implementation and associated training of specific risk assessments in key work areas
  • Safety inspections/audits of a broad range of high risk environments with reports/action plans e.g. logistics, demolition,
  • Planning, designing and implementing an IT database on violence at work for a large local authority
  • Produced and presented strategic health and safety reports for SMT meetings and health and safety committees
  • Carrying out corporate strategic planning in health and safety and fire safety with follow-up proactive monitoring and onsite audit schedules for a range of companies in both the public and private sector at SMT level
  • Acted as CDM Project Co-ordinator on various small-medium sized CDM projects up to half a million in value.
  • Presenting health and safety training in key areas such as DSE assessments, manual handling train the trainer, managing contractors, asbestos, PAT testing and legionella
  • Planning, delivery and assessment of IOSH MS, NEBOSH,RSPH/CIEH food hygiene and HACCP awareness course programmes
  • Presenting safety seminars to businesses and senior managers on various safety subjects
  • Advising companies/clients on how to comply with all aspects of relevant legislation in a cost efficient manner
  • Advising clients on implementing OHSAS 18001 standard and preparing for audits
  • Implementing and driving forward new safety cultures across national companies based on the company blueprint
  • Inspecting machinery/workshops and assisting managers to control equipment/vehicles and hazardous substances including asbestos
  • Sitting on interview panels & setting technical questions for Learning Skills Council, Abbeyfield Care and others to select HSM candidates.

Industry sectors

  • Care Sector,(Residential, Independent Living and Supported Housing)
  • Construction and Demolition
  • Local authorities/CQC
  • Housing Associations
  • Corporate landlords
  • Corporate charities
  • Warehousing
  • Logistics
  • Highways
  • Traffic data
  • Fire service
  • Leisure & Swimming Pools
  • Food and Kitchens
  • Office safety
  • Ship building

Specialised areas

  • IOSH MS and NEBOSH Cert
  • Occupational health
  • Manual handling –Train the Trainer
  • Working at height
  • CDM projects
  • Asbestos
  • Logistics
  • Food hygiene/HACCP
  • PAT testing
  • Legionella
  • Fire safety
  • PUWER/LOLER

Professional status and memberships

  • Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR)
  • Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)
  • Registered Safety Practitioner (RSP)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH)
  • Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (MIIRSM)
  • Previous Member of NASHICS and their Fire Working Group
  • Member of IOSH Construction Group

Qualifications

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management (with distinction)
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (with distinction)
  • City & Guilds 7307 Teaching Certificate Part 1 and 2
  • RIPHH Diploma in Advanced Food Hygiene (with honours)
  • RIPHH Diploma in HACCP Hygiene Management (with credit)
  • New Road and Streets Act 1991 (supervisory level)
  • Manual Handling Trainer Certificate (qualified manual handling trainer OFI)
  • NVQ D32/D33 Assessor Award
  • P402 BIOH Asbestos Certificate (surveyor and sampling)
  • OHSAS 18001 Awareness Day

Continuous professional development

  • CPD recorded and verified through IOSH scheme
  • Attends numerous courses on various subjects to keep competence updated

Clients have included:

Amazon, BAE, MHA Care Group, Croner Consulting, Causeway Technologies, Stratford Council, WH Smiths, Hermes, DHL, Sealability, 3M, Northern Trust, NHBC, Warwickshire Fire Service, Abbeyfield Care, Care South,

Rates for work neg depending on work type, length of contract & UK location.

To find out more telephone 07879 620917, email david@dctraining.com or contact us

  • Royal Institute of Public Health
  • Charetered Institute of Environmental Health
  • IOSH
  • Nebosh
  • OSHCR