David Black

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.