Over thirty years of experience in workplace compliance
Recognised expert witness. Current Chair of the IWFM Sustainability Special Interest Group
Chair of CIBSE TM13 “Minimising the risk of Legionnaires’ disease” publication
Regular industry speaker, blogger and contributor to the industry press
Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). Specialist Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
Author of the original IWFM Risk Management Good Practice Guide (2010)
Risk and safety management are fundamental to the success of any organisation and should be seen as investments, not spends. With increasing scrutiny on not just the legal and financial, but moral and reputational aspects of business performance, knowing who to engage for accurate, verifiable independent and trustworthy advice is crucial. It is this advice we strive to deliver.
Good health and safety management doesn’t happen by accident.
Greg is a recognised expert and as a result has been asked for support in a range of investigations, including, most notably, the Legionella outbreak in Barrow-in-Furness in August 2002. He has been involved in investigations carried out by the local authorities, HSE and ORR.
With his extensive working knowledge, Greg is a regular presenter and has spoken at events run by, amongst others CIBSE, IWFM, IIRSM, BISRA, the Health Protection Agency, The British Safety Council, RICS, and IOSH. He is a regular contributor to the industry press with over 200 articles published to date.
He was the author of the original IWFM good practise guide to risk management, published in 2010, chairing the CIBSE review of TM 13 “Minimising the risk of Legionnaires’ disease” and been involved in discussions with various Government departments and others (DECC, Defra, the EA and CCC) on compliance and sustainability.
Using this combined experience Greg is increasingly being asked by customers to brief and update their boards of directors and governors on health, safety and environmental compliance. Greg has also recently joined an Institute of Directors Expert Advisory Group on The Future of the Workplace.
Insights by Greg
Taking your ladder safety to new heights
20th July 2021
Most workplace and facilities professionals are aware of the risks of work at height and the consequences of getting it wrong. Fall from height continue to be the most common cause of fatal accidents for workers in Great Britain and account for 8% of all non-fatal accidents reported under RIDDOR (2019/20 Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures).Read more
Is the focus on building ventilation doing you a disservice?
25th June 2021
The current profile of indoor air quality (IAQ) and ventilation has not been as high since the days of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS). So, there is a whole host of new solutions, equipment and procedures constantly in the industry press and in service provider’s literature.Read more
Local authority highlighting the need to keep COVID-19 secure
15th June 2021
The City of London Corporation, our Primary Authority partners have issued a press release urging businesses to “keep following the rules to stop rise in COVID infections”.Read more
Time to help sustain sustainability in FM
9th June 2021
The events of the last year have undoubtedly sparked change in organisation’s attitudes on management, capabilities and compliance. One thing that hasn’t changed however, is the need for your organisation to be sustainable, from a workplace, marketplace and community perspective, as well as that of environmentally.Read more
ABI (The Association of British Insurers) extend home insurance enhanced help and support
22nd March 2021
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) have again extended the “enhanced help and support to all their customers who may be affected by the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)”.Read more