Dave is a Chartered Fellow of IOSH and a Fellow of IIRSM with over 20 years' experience in Health & Safety. He is currently employed as part of the S.H.E. Team at UCLan. His Health and Safety career began in the chemical industry before he moved into the education sector in 2004 where he has spent over 15 years.
He is a strong advocate of interacting with and supporting colleagues via Social Media and networking groups. He is an advocate of the LOcHER project and an awards ambassador for RoSPA and describes himself as an individual committed to practical safety solutions, using his experiences to understand how tasks work and identifying methods that can be used to minimise risks.