P402 qualified asbestos surveyor and asbestos awareness trainer
Over 10 years of asbestos management
Since then, Steve has undertaken a wide variety of training both internal and external, including the P402 asbestos surveyor qualification in 2009. Steve works in both Legionella and asbestos fields carrying out Legionella risk assessments, Legionella support, Legionella management reviews, asbestos management surveys, asbestos condition assessments, asbestos management reviews and delivers both Legionella and asbestos awareness training.
Prior to joining Assurity Consulting, Steve served in the Royal Air Force for 12 years working in flight operations and spent 5 years involved in royal and VIP flying on The Queens Flight. Steve left the RAF in 1999 and worked in a variety of aviation before Assurity Consulting called.
Outside of work Steve loves, cycling, running, playing guitar, amateur dramatics and is a proud Aston Villa supporter.
Insights from Steve
How important is Legionella awareness training currently?
6th May 2020
In the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, regulation 12 states, ‘Every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to a substance hazardous to health shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.’Read more
Good asbestos management relies on good information
26th September 2018
It has recently come to light that gaskets made by a UK company between 2006 and 2011 contained asbestos. The company was not at fault and an HSE investigation cleared them of any blame.Read more
Asbestos - where a poor survey can be worse than no survey
15th March 2018
SSE Hornsea has been fined £300,000 for failing to identify and manage asbestos after members of its maintenance team were exposed to asbestos fibres.Read more