South Wales Safety Consultancy Limited

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We aim to be able to provide assistance with any and all your Health & Safety needs, from Health & Safety Policies to Training to CDM Consultancy services.


Whether you run an office or busy construction site, South Wales Safety Consultancy Limited can provide quick and professional advice and instruction on any and all Health & Safety related matters.


Contact us now for further details or to arrange a convenient meeting so we can assess your Health & Safety requirements.









South Wales Safety Consultancy Limited is able to prepare for your organisation a comprehensive Safety Policy manual, which is personalised to your companys work activities and may include your corporate logo. In addition to including an overall Health and Safety Policy Statement, detailing individual Responsibilities, and General Arrangements, we can also include the following, according to your precise requirements;


Violence at Work Policy Statement

Equal Opportunities Policy Statement

Alcohol and Drugs Policy Statement

Environmental Policy Statement

Safe Systems of Work Manual

Sub Contractors Safety Code and Assessment Questionnaire

Health & Safety Management Forms

Generic Risk Assessments
















The Safety Policy document is provided as a fully personalised interactive CD ROM or USB wallet card, together with a hard copy.


The CD ROM/ USB Wallet card is easy to use and contains everything located in the bound manual (excluding covers and dividers). Presented on a customised CD (see right) or provided on the USB wallet card(see right) and Created with Adobe® Acrobat® the interactive manual is completely universal and user friendly


Whether using a P.C. or Mac, you can traverse the sections most relevant to your day to day Health & Safety requirements with ease and if at any time you need some help with Acrobat® there is a help section located on the disk which is simple and easy to find.





 SAFETY POLICY  Interactive Package  












Our health & safety handbook for employees has just got better.


Now comprising of up to 40 pages of health & safety information and procedures it is now the perfect document to compliment your health & safety policy.


These new handbooks come complete with company

personalisation and are professionally printed to enhance the

quality and professionalism of your company’s health & safety






 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK  What's included? 



The Home page of the CD is displayed in bold, easy to view font and includes the corporate logo of your company

Due to the One Click ability of Acrobat®, hold your mouse cursor over the section you wish to view and one click later you are there.

Below are two videos which show some aspects of the functionality of Adobe® Acrobat® and the ease in which it is used.

If you lack experience using Adobe ® Acrobat®, you may wish to familiarise yourself with some of the basic features offered within the program. On opening the CD (after installation of Acrobat® you will see a file named Read Me.pdf. This file contains useful information on shortcuts, printing options and many more useful tips

Also located on the disk is a comprehensive selection of forms for use with various activities.



The vast majority of these forms are interactive and can be filled in electronically and saved to your computers hard disk.

For an additional fee, we also offer a CD-Rom/ USB Wallet card reproduction services in several formats (Download HERE):

To download an order form for an Interactive Health & Safety Policy Manual, please click on the image to right or click here to order online

If you would like more information on this or any of our other services, please click on the Contact Us section for more details on how to get in touch with us.




By law, (Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 section 2 (3)) if you

employ five or more employees you must have a written health and

safety policy. The policy sets out how you manage health and safety

in your organisation by stating who does what, and when and how it

will be done.


We provide two health & safety policy packages.


Our entry level package is designed for smaller companies. The policy

is presented in PDF and comes on a CD-ROM.


Our interactive Health and Safety manual package includes a bound copy of the manual with master copy of the manual on CD ROM or USB flash card.


It also includes a Health and Safety policy statement for display in your offices and a presentation copy of the interactive CD-ROM displayed in a DVD case that is intended for submission to clients and prospective clients.


Our Services

Health & Safety Policies

From 6th April 2015 there were new and more onerous legal duties placed on the following duty holders involved in construction projects:


  • Clients
  • Principal Designers
  • Designers
  • Principal Contractors
  • Contractors
  • Contractors & Designers working for Domestic Clients

Here is a brief explanation of the new CDM regulations. Produced by the CiTB

As experienced construction industry health and safety professionals, SWSC’s team is well placed to provide advice and assistance to all the duty holders under CDM 2015.  We can offer a wide variety of services to suit your requirements, including the following;


  • Advice & assistance for all CDM duty holders
  • Advice about H&S competence of appointees
  • Advice about adequacy of pre-construction information
  • Preparation of construction phase plans
  • Advising clients about adequacy of construction phase plans & safety management arrangements
  • Assisting designers with design risk management
  • Assistance with preparation of H&S files
  • Review of CDM duty holders’ H&S standards
  • General health & safety advice

If you would like more information on this or any of our other services, please click on the Contact Us section for more details on how to get in touch with us.


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Health & Safety Consultant (Director)


Martin has over 20 years’ experience in workplace safety, including construction, demolition and manufacturing. He is also experienced in safety at sports grounds and is an accomplished trainer. Martin is a chartered member of I.O.S.H. and a full member of I.I.R.S.M, and a registered member of the Association of Project Safety (APS). He has also been accepted onto the Government backed Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).



Health & Safety Consultant (Director)


Phil has worked in the health & safety profession since 1989 and during that time, has acted as Project Safety Manager on several multi-million pound projects. He is an experienced training provider, and has recently obtained a BTEC Level 3 in Education and Training.  Phil is a Chartered Member of I.O.S.H. and a full member of I.I.R.S.M. He has also been accepted onto the Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).


Katherine Darney MSc CMIOSH IMaPS MIIRSM

Health & Safety Consultant


Kath has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Technology and Management and MSc in Health, Safety and Environmental Management.  She is a chartered member of I.O.S.H., a registered member of the Association of Project Safety (RMaPS), and a full member of I.I.R.S.M.  She has also been accepted onto the Government backed Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).  She has extensive experience in safety management within the construction industry and in the former CDM Co-ordinator role on a variety of civil engineering, construction and demolition projects.


Phil Smart

Office Manager, Graphic Design & IT


Phil is responsible for the design & presentation of client documentation. He is constantly reviewing and updating the content of SWSC’s Safety Management Systems, a task which has resulted in the creation of a fully customised interactive Health & Safety Manual (CD-ROM or USB Card) containing Policy Statements, Safe Systems of Work and a wide range of safety management forms. Phil also designed and maintains our websites and iPhone app.


Andy Hall Tech IOSH

Health & Safety Consultant


Andy has many years’ experience in electrical engineering and health and safety.  Andy is also an experienced trainer and delivers many of our popular training courses including health and safety awareness, manual handling, work at height and asbestos awareness. Andy holds the NEBOSH General and Construction Certificates and is a member of I.O.S.H.


Alan Thomas BSc (Hons)

Health & Safety Consultant


Alan has a wide experience in construction, having served as Project Safety Manager on a number of multi-million pound contracts.  Alan holds the NEBOSH Construction Certificate.


Lee Taylor BA (Hons)

Health & Safety Consultant


Lee gained his construction experience over several years.  Whilst working on a wide range of projects, Lee has also acted as a contract supervisor. Lee holds the NEBOSH general certificate.


Dylan Higgon  Grad IOSH

Health & Safety Consultant


Dylan has several years of experience as a health and safety manager working for construction companies and as an external consultant, both in the UK and abroad.


Jeff Gibbs

Health & Safety Consultant - SSIP Administrator


Jeff gained his experience in health and safety, having spent after nearly 20 years in construction site management. Jeff hold the NEBOSH Construction Certificate.


Nina Coombs

Safety & Training Administrator


Nina is responsible for the preparation and collation of post construction Health and Safety Files.  This involves liaising with designers, sub-contractors and clients on a regular basis.  She is also our training administrator, dealing with enquiries, bookings, course arrangements and certification.


Natalie Thomas

SSiP Administrator (Part Time)


Natalie is an experienced finance and office manager, and provides administrative support to our consultants and client base, in particular that relating to processing SSIP applications.


Tracy Rowlands



Tracy is responsible for maintaining our efficient and accurate accounting management system, as well as providing administrative support to our consultants and client base.


Charlie Quinn  B.A.  CMIOSH  MIIRSM

Health & Safety Trainer


Charlie is an experienced trainer with a background in construction.  He worked within the Further Education sector for approximately 30 years as a Senior Lecturer and the College Safety Advisor.  His professional qualifications include Chartered Member of I.O.S.H. and Member of I.I.R.S.M.  He is also a PTLLS approved tutor (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector).  He is experienced in lecturing on various health and safety related courses, including the CITB ConstructionSkill’s Site Safety Plus schemes, Scaffold Inspection, etc.




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According to Health and Safety Executive figures, in the year 2015, 143 workers were fatally injured. Work related accidents occur in all industries and include slips and trips, falls, falling objects and accidents involving vehicles and machinery. Yet many of these accidents may have been prevented with good management


This is an expanse of health and safety legislation relating to workplace health and safety, which impose duties and responsibilities upon employers and employees alike. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 forms the main framework of health and safety legislation in Britain and is supported by a variety of Regulations and guidance documents covering specific topics.


The following are but a few of the regulations relating to Industrial

Health and Safety:


  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations

  • Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (as amended)

















South Wales Safety Consultancy Limited is able to assist your organisation’s health and safety management by the provision of the following services


  • Advice on setting policy objectives

  • Preparation of key health and safety documentation

  • Workplace inspections

  • Audits and reports

  • Assistance with preparation of workplace specific Risk Assessments

  • Developing Safe Systems of Work for work activities

  • Advising on Personal Protective Equipment

  • Evaluation and Identification of training needs

  • Accident reporting and investigation

  • General health and safety advice


We can provide advice and help with almost any type of issue relating to Health and Safety. Our consultants have worked in many different areas of safety consultancy from the smallest office to multi-million pound construction projects. Please have a look around the other pages of this site to view some of the services we can provide your company, and then visit the “contact us” page to arrange a personal appointment with one of our Directors or Consultants.

  • Control of Lead at Work Regulations

  • Electricity at Work Regulations

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

  • Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations

  • Control of Asbestos Regulations

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

  • Noise at Work Regulations

  • The Work at Height Regulations

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South Wales Safety Consultancy Limited

284 North Road


CF14 3BN

Tel: 029 2062 8763

Fax: 029 2069 2768