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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 and Commercial Manager with almost 30 years' experience in the UK oil and gas and geotechnical and ground investigation sector. Richard is highly experienced in the development of procurement and pricing strategies, regional office management, establishment of business development strategies for a number of leading ground investigation contractors as well as large multi-national, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies.

  • Professional History

    • Geologist and geotechnical engineer with 30 years' commercial management experience.
    • UK ground investigation contracting – 25 years' experience of project management, commercial management, estimating, regional office management with extensive experience of ground investigation design, development and implementation of procurement strategies, marketing and business development strategies for some of the UK's leading providers of ground investigation contracting services.
    • Global engineering and environmental consultant – 5 years' as a Technical Director developing and implementing regional business development strategies for a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy.
    • Ground engineering and geotechnical products – business development and marketing for a leading international supplier of these products into the UK construction market.
    • Global Oil and Gas Consultancy - developing and implementing a range of Joint Industry Projects bringing together some of the largest oil and gas majors to undertake joint geotechnical research projects.
  • 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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