Dave joined Weightmans in 2016 as a Health & Safety consultant. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and a former Principal Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive. He possesses an in depth knowledge of the technical and statutory requirements of health and safety law and is a trained investigator.
As a Principal Inspector at HSE, Dave managed a large number of investigations and developed a strong understanding of the legal and enforcement elements of HSE’s work. That insight into what health and safety legislation requires and what compliance actually looks like is invaluable to any organisation. He also was an advisor to the senior management team in Operation Resolve, the investigation into the Hillsborough Stadium disaster.
Dave takes a practical and sensible approach to managing health and safety to ensure that risks that are present within an organisation are dealt with proportionately. This approach results in safe and compliant work environments and encourages a proactive and positive approach to managing health and safety.