Kevan Ford
MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, MIIAI, RMaPS, PGCE, Aifl

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EXPERIENCE

Commencing my working life in the mid-seventies, the vast majority of my time has been spent within the construction industry. I have worked on a variety of engineering, new build, alteration and refurbishment projects across house, historical, farm and commercial and retail buildings and within the railway environment as an apprentice, tradesman, foreman and supervisor. I also spent four years as a contracts manager in a maintenance based environment before entering the field of health and safety full time in 1998.

Within health and safety; I have again worked on a range of project types carrying out health and safety inspections, providing consultancy advice including policy and assessment development, determination of safe systems of work, undertaking audits and incident investigation. I have also worked as a planning supervisor (converting to a CDM Coordinator and now have undertaken the conversion exams for Principal Designer) on small and large projects, in addition to developing and delivering training courses including CITB courses.

TRAINING

I Have a Master of Science degree in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management through Portsmouth University, renowned in this field. I passed the NEBOSH National General Certificate with distinction in 1996 and completed the NVQ Level 4 in Occupational Safety and Health a couple of years later.

I have certification to be an internal auditor for the ISO 9000 series and as a lead auditor for the OHSAS 18001. I also have certification as a lead accident investigator, A CITB trainer and hold a PEGC teacher training qualification. In addition, I have had training in scaffold and advanced scaffold inspection, asbestos safety, fire safety, traffic management, mechanical and electrical safety and crane safety.

In addition; I have a training certificate for Further and Adult training through the City and Guilds (7307 Stages I and II) and an assessors award.

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

I am a Chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, a full member of the International Institute of Risk Safety Management, a full member of the Institute of Industrial Accident Investigators and Association of Project Safety.

I want to reiterate how beneficial your guidance has been for us. Explanations, training and demonstrations in so many areas of how we are expected to comply to standards has made me think more about all aspects of QESH. That’s given me the opportunity to share this and get everyone working positively in the right way too, which has undoubtedly helped improve our business.

John Brand
- Finance Director Amalgamated Lifts Ltd

Consultancy+
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Site Inspection Analysis+
CDM Services+
ISO+
Environmental Management Systems+
Health and Safety Auditing+
Occupational Safety+

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