Rick Costain

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.


  • Many years a fisherman and skipper of own boat. Additionally worked on offshore support and towing vessels as well as being an instructor in marine emergency duties at a local Maritime College progressing to being an instructor for the Fishing Masters and Watch Keeping Mate. He has also instructed Radar plotting and Bridge simulation courses.
  • In 2005 began as an offshore HSE Advisor working on a variety of construction and geo-technical projects, taking in jack-ups, pipe lay, FPSOs, coring and platform repairs.
  • Since late 2010 employed by POSH as HSEA and HSE Client Representative as well as Project Manager.


  • Master Home Trade.
  • NEBOSH International Certificate
  • Currently studying for NEBOSH International Diploma
  • COW – ISSOW BP Training Centre Houma HOLC
  • BP Safe Gulf – (New Iberia)
  • Marine Advance First Aid – CPR Course Level C
  • Advanced Petroleum Tanker Safety (Cargo and Emergency Management)
  • Advanced fire fighting and Officer’s Training Course
  • Dynamic Positioning Induction


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