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We provide the very best advisory services to assist small and medium size companies with their health and safety requirements.

Specialising in the construction and geotechnical sectors, our consultants combine a wealth of experience and knowledge with a common sense, practical approach to health and safety. EB Safety Solutions offer practical steps to protect people from risk and assist organisations to comply with health and safety law. We offer health and safety advice, assistance and training courses tailored to your needs and requirements.

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Professional Profiles

Emma Betts

BSc, MSc, GradIOSH

Emma has extensive experience as an engineer and project manager operating within the construction industry over a period of 20 years. She provides a unique understanding of the practical implementation of Health and Safety legislation within the working environment, together with a realistic and pragmatic approach to giving Health and Safety advice. Emma is also NEBOSH qualified and holds an NVQ Level 4 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. She is also an IOSH member and holds degrees in Geography & Geology and Geo-materials

  • Professional History

    • 5 years as Health and Safety Manager for one of the country's largest independent geo-environmental investigation companies specialising in the implementation, review and development of H&S management systems, policies and procedures, and provision of training at all levels.
    • Over 3 years as Health and Safety - Special Projects Adviser for the National House-Building Council which included national account management of several major house builders including one of the UK's largest contractors, managing the national accident investigation team and having responsibility for review, development and implementation of products and services.
    • Excellent working knowledge of health and safety policy and procedures documentation, risk assessment, fire safety including fire assessment, site and office audits and inspections, accident and incident investigation, reporting and analysis.
    • Extensive experience of providing bespoke health and safety training for all levels from site operator to Managing Director.
  • Qualifications

    • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme for Construction and Civil Engineering Industry (SMSTS)
    • NVQ Level 4 Occupational Health and Safety Practice
    • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
    • MSc Geomaterials
    • BSc (Hons) Geography and Geology
  • Skills & Knowledge

    • Graduate member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
    • CSCS Black Card Holder – Health and Safety Manager
    • Experienced Training provider – including manual handling, buried service and cable avoidance tool (CAT) training
    • Motivational trainer able to communicate effectively at all levels
    • A professional with experience that includes on site to head office management
    • Implementation of health and safety management systems, including ISO9001
    • Member of the Coventry & Warwickshire Occupational Health & Safety Group
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Richard Betts

BSc Hons Geology

Richard is a Geologist, Geotechnical Engineer and Construction Professional with more than 35 years' experience in the UK oil & gas, geotechnical, ground risk and multi-disciplinary engineering design consultancy sectors. Richard is highly experienced in project (Health and Safety) management, the development of procurement and sustainable growth strategies for a number of leading geotechnical contractors as well as large multi-national, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies. Richard is also experienced in the design, development and delivery of a number of Health and Safety training programmes.

  • Professional History

    • Geologist and geotechnical engineer with 35 years' design and management experience.
    • Principal Designer (CDM 2015) coordinating Health and Safety during the design (pre construction) phase of a range of earthworks, civil engineering, new build construction and refurbishment projects.
    • UK ground investigation and geotechnical contracting – 25 years' experience of project management, commercial management with extensive experience of ground investigation design, development and implementation of procurement, marketing and business development strategies for some of the UK's leading providers of ground investigation and geotechnical contracting services.
    • Global engineering and environmental consultant – Technical Director developing and implementing regional design and development strategies for a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy.
    • Ground engineering and geotechnical sector – business development and marketing for a leading international supplier of these products into the UK construction market.
    • Global Oil and Gas (Deep Water) Consultancy – designing, developing and implementing a range of Joint Industry Projects bringing together oil and gas majors to undertake joint research into shared industry geotechnical and foundation design problems.
  • Qualifications

    • BSc Hons Geology.
  • Skills & Knowledge

    • Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer.
    • Business Development Professional with a track record of setting and achieving ambitious growth targets.
    • Design and implementation of Business Development Strategies.
    • Analysis of market position.
    • Advice on marketing strategies and positioning.
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