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Simon Wilkinson, Principal Health & Safety Consultant

Simon's background

Simon is one of the Principal Consultants within the Health & Safety team at WorkNest, having joined the company in 2019. 

He has enjoyed a long career in the health and safety industry having started at the HSE in 1988 and working in a variety of health and safety management roles within the public sector, including the prison service since then. 

Simon works with a wide variety of clients including hotels, schools, heavy industry, recycling plants, town councils, and manufacturing, and he says that this provides him with numerous exciting learning opportunities.

Simon is extremely proud of consistently achieving Customer Satisfaction Gold Awards from his clients, which reflects his personal service and friendly attitude.

Outside of work, Simon enjoys hiking with his wife and going out for ‘first class meals’ in brilliant North Yorkshire. Holidays in Southern France, Austria and Germany also are a highlight. Simon also enjoys reading history books which he says allows him to temporarily break away from the world of health and safety!

Simon’s qualifications

NEBOSH General Certificate Occupational Safety and Health

Level 4 NVQ Occupational Health and Safety Practice

Level 3 NVQ Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Learning Sector

NVQ Certificate Manual Handling Train the Trainer

NEBOSH Fire Safety Risk Management – Practical Units

Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CM IOSH)

Technician Member of the Institute of Fire Safety Manager [TIFSM]

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