Our goal is to help you get through the often tangled red tape, so that you can understand what you’re expected to comply with – and make sure that everyone in your team has the right skills.
Meet our team here at Britannia Safety and Training:
Colin Wright, Managing Director
I specialise in Access and working at height. But now cover a multitude of areas in construction. I currently focus strongly on research, development, promotion and future planning. I’ve been training since 1991 and founded Britannia in 1998.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: Putting people right, doing what they should do.
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: Bureaucracy.
My main interest include sport, travel and family.
Mark James, SHE Advisor
My specialist subject and background is in Engineering and I have been training since 2005.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: Everywhere you go has a different problem to be solved.
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: It’s not always about the paperwork
Outside of work I am a Navigator and have a keen interest in rally cars.
Andy Thompson, Lead Trainer
My specialism is working at height. I started working for Britannia in 2008 and I have a career in the field that spans over 15 years.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: Keep it simple
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: Misinterpretation
My main interest outside of work is going on holiday.
Nigel Carr, Consultant, Safety and Training Specialist
I specialise in Plant/ Ground works and have a background in Demolition. I have 9 years worth of experience in the industry.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: Chance to pass on knowledge to give to the guys. Safer industry.
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: Over complication of procedures.
My main interest outside of work is Travelling.
Lisa Starling, Specialist Trainer
My background and speciality is working with the food industry. I joined Britannia back in 2010.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: The challenge it brings and the positive outcomes that can be achieved.
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: The negativity it receives from people that don’t understand it.
My interests include my animals, horse riding and watching football.
Dave Willsher, Plant Trainer
My specialist background is in Plant Training.I have 40 years’ worth of experience, 15 years of which I have been at Britannia.
Favourite: Health and Safety Do: Teaching
Favourite: Health and Safety Don’t: Paperwork
In my spare time I enjoy playing Badminton and travelling.
Peter Scott, Consultant on Health and Safety
I started working at Britannia in 2008.
Favourite; Health and Safety Do: The fact that we have a real effect on improving people places of work.
Favourite; Health and Safety Don’t: The health and safety lies perpetuated by the national press.
Out of work I enjoy restoring Lambretta’s and VW’s.