On meeting me you will find that I am an enthusiastic person and an experienced manager with 30+ years working in the pharmaceutical business (ICI and Astrazeneca) that has gained me operational, planning and communication skills enabling me to display a flexible, adaptable and conscientious attitude towards delivering what is required for your business, with a can do attitude to opportunities. I am a competent and thorough person with the ability to arrange and organise large operations, achieving results and gaining commitment from staff, peers and senior managers to deliver an effective performance, I have an ability to work on my own initiative or as part of a team, whilst enjoying good working relationships with colleagues and I am a good facilitator/mediator from many years within the GMB union organisation.
You can contact me via my mobile telephone number (07903865928)

Our packages are tailor made to meet your companies needs but we do offer the services of a H&S retainer on minimum cost of £350/month


At D.J.M. Health & Safety Consultancy Ltd., we have a direct and uncomplicated approach to Health & Safety at work. We apply a simple formula of commonsense and communicate with our clients in a language that they understand. As an independent practice, we maintain a hands-on approach and provide a highly personalised and confidential service that allows our clients' confidence and understanding of Health & Safety matters to grow with their business. We deliver: The development of your companies Health and Safety programme and policies ensuring compliance with current legislation. Fulfil the role of CDM Co-ordinator on new build and demolition projects we will assist with the creation and development of training packages covering all staffing levels inclusive of validation and certification of attendance. We complete Fire Risk Assessment and issue a comprehensive report with recommendations. We will complete Task Risk Assessment to meet your business needs We will act as Project Manager from conception to delivery on specific projects Expertise where we can also add support • GMB union Branch President and local shop steward Implemented MRP11 computer planning system by training coaching and developing the staff. • Raised level of Operational Due Date performance in production unit from 95% and sustained. managed over 50 multi-disciplined members of staff using performance management techniques. • Managed change environment and assisted with performance improvement initiatives throughout production areas • Reduced staffing levels to optimum deliverable numbers while still ensuring that capacity plans are met. • Successfully negotiated with staff and management the implementation of local staff agreements for a future working environment of continuous change. I have also worked with many companies on TUPE agreements to satisfactory ends for all parties.


  • DJM Health & Safety Consultants Ltd

    2004 - Current
    To deliver a cost effective service and response to companies Health and Safety issues. To ensure compliance by the completion of various audits (SHE Compliance, Emergency preparedness, Fire Safety and DSE). I also complete level 1 fire safety inspections of all premises enabling me to create and deliver recommendations to ensure your continued compliance with legislation. I have also designed training packages educating staff specifically at senior levels in proactive emergency procedure principles plus all other areas of Safety, Health and the Environment and to advise staff in SHE on a 24/7 basis.
  • SHE group – eFM

    Site Fire Safety and Emergency Management Lead
    1997 - 2011
    I provided an in-depth and detailed Fire Safety and Incident Management knowledge with a good understanding of Health and Safety and Environmental Standards to provide general SHE advice to staff, contractors and visitors. I was required to have excellent site knowledge of my geographical area of responsibility, with significant experience of a functional area of the business; Manufacturing, engineering or laboratory. There was a requirment for experience of team working and networking in a matrix organisation, and significant experience of working with customers and recognising customer needs. I was required to have detailed knowledge of fire, rescue and spillage remediation techniques and best practice and trained annually with Lancashire Fire and Rescue at Washington Hall, Chorley to ensure I stayed up to date with procedures and practices. I had to have SHE level 2 responsibility for the “inner cordon” of an emergency and also be recognised as the responsible person until safe handover has been achieved back to AZ management
  • Solids Group (Tablets Packing)

    Projects Manager
    1996 - 1997
    50 direct multiskilled reports operating 13 workcentres, delivering production and personal targets
  • Tablets Packing

    Shift Manager/Operations Manager
    1989 - 1996

Education History

  • St Brides, Macclesfield

    St. Brides Private School
    1960 - 1965
  • Park Royal Junior School

    Park Royal Junior School
    1965 - 1966
  • Broken Cross County Secondary School (School of life???)

    Broken Cross County Secondary School
    1966 - 1971
    • GCE`s Mathematics, English Language, Technical Drawing, Art. • CSE`s Science, History, Geography.


• Qualified Fire Risk Assessor with Cheshire Fire Service. • Qualified Manual Handling Assessor. • Qualified Risk Assessor. • Qualified First Aider at Work (AED & Oxygen treatment) Mersey Regional Ambulance Service. • Technician/associate of the Institute of Operational Safety and Health. (NEBOSH Certification) • Associate member of IFE. • Qualified Noise Assessor.

Clubs and Associations

VP, Macclesfield & District Riding Club, Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Institute of Fire Engineers.

Interests and Hobbies

Golf - The Tytherington Club, formerly a committee member of Macclesfield GC and H&S consultant, currently trying to reduce a 11.7 handicap • Equestrianism - Family owns horses, occasional ride for pleasure and help daughter to compete at horse shows (local and North West) Safety advisor and Vice President of Macclesfield and District Riding Club. • Quiz Team captain/member - Local Macclesfield quiz league • The Theatre - Local and National shows • Red Wine – From a cheeky Merlot to Chateau neuf du pape as long as its full bodied and fruity

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