David Black

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Available for


  • Onboard HSE advisor/HSE QC representative

  • Inspection of ships' safety systems and equipment

  • Advice on HSE Management and work procedures

  • Advice on crew management and operating systems

  • Advice on seismic source and Back Deck safety and use of Mechanical Handling Systems, High Pressure Air Systems, and cranes.


  • 5 months as a Client Representative on a 2D Seismic Exploration Project in Remote Location in Kazakhstan as the HSE Advisor.
  • 23 years in HM Forces during which time oversaw and conducted a continual program of Workplace Risk (including vulnerable persons), DHE, COSHH and Fire Risk Assessments.
  • Training of Contractors and on site personnel in all aspects of Health and Safety.
  • Safety checks on lifting gear and equipment 'acceptance into service' inspections.
  • Experienced in working in multi-cultural environments.
  • Persuasive communication skills at all levels.
  • Qualified as OHSMS Lead Auditor.
  • Also conducted Lost Time Incident (LTI) investigations when required to determine fault, cause and remedial actions after incidents.



  • OHSMS Lead Auditor (IRCA Registered).

  • GradIOSH.

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management.

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management.

  • IOSH Workplace Risk Assessor.

  • NVQ L4 – Leadership and Management.

  •  City and guilds L5 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.

  • CGLI Diploma in Management Studies.

  • NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

  • CGLI – 3819 Automotive and Marine Engineering

  • Crane Operator and Slinger

  • Hydraulic Systems Trained

  • Microsoft Office competent.

  • Instructional Techniques (DIT/ BIT) Trainer

  • Full UK Driving License inc C+E and Tracked Vehicle

  • Defensive Driving Trained

  • Trauma First Aid Instructor

  • Helicopter Landing Point Commander (military)



Please contact the office for a copy of the consultants latest CV

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