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Company Overview

Thomas Safety Services Ltd are an established and accredited Safety, Health, Environmental and Fire (SHEF) consultancy who provide 'competent advice' to SME's in Newport and the surrounding areas of South, West, Mid and North Wales, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, London, etc.

We offer our clients a choice of service levels, ranging from an hourly rate to a retained contract, helping you choose the level of service that you require.

If you choose Thomas Safety Services Ltd to be your source of 'competent corporate advice', 'competent construction advice' and/or 'competent fire advice', you can be assured of the highest professional conduct at all times. You will also discover that we are down-to-earth, honest, approachable and will listen to your requirements.

Competent Corporate Advice - To satisfy Regulation 7 of the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations

Competent Construction Advice - To satisfy Regulation 8(1) of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations

Competent Fire Advice - To satisfy Part 2(18) of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order

Mission Statement

Our goal is to continually improve our clients management systems, whilst providing and maintaining the best service possible at all times.


  • To serve others as we would like to be treated.
  • To provide our clients with experienced professional and personal contact.
  • To exceed customer expectations.

Our commitment to you

  • We will provide you with a quality service.
  • We will work to the highest standards at all times.
  • We will always conduct and present ourselves in a professional manner.
  • We will only specify solutions that your company requires.
  • We will not tie you in to lengthy five year contracts like some of our competitors.

Managing Director




OSHCR Registered Consultant, IRCA SSiP Registered Auditor and SSiP scheme Accredited Assessor


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David has SHEF experience dating back to 1985, is professionally registered and qualified, maintaining a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the IOSH and International Institue of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

David's Professional Memberships:

Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH)

Member of OSHCR

Fellow Member of IIRSM (FIIRSM)

Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE)

Registered Safety Practitioner (RSP)

Fellow of the International Safety, Quality, Environmental & Management Association (FISQEM)

Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI)

Fellow of the Institution of Leadership & Management (FInstLM)

A small selection of qualifications:

  • Masters of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Safety, Health and Environment Management (Pass with Distinction)
  • OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor
  • IRCA SSiP Registered Auditor
  • CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • CIEH Implementing Food Management Systems
  • National School of Government Protecting Information certificate
  • Business Management Diploma
  • Personal License holder
  • D32/D33 NVQ assessor

In addition to regular qualifications, David's specialist training and qualifications include: advanced risk assessment, advanced PHAST, advanced fire safety, food safety, licensed business activities and advanced driving.

Prior to September 2007, David's experience includes 18 years with a multi-installation chemical manufacturing site and 4 years with a multi-installation steel manufacturing site.  Key roles included activities, processes, etc. governed by the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations, including management of the ‘safety report’, chairing meetings, facilitating HAZOP’s, Management of Change, interaction with the HSE, Environmental Agency and the Competent Authority, etc.

David has over eight years’ experience with SSiP applications, is a registered auditor, an assessor and has in-depth knowledge of the process, so can provide expert assistance with SSiP applications, such as CHAS accreditation, SAFEcontractor, SMAS, etc.

David volunteers with IOSH as an IPD CPD and rolling CPD auditor, with the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) to mark examination papers on their behalf (i.e. The International & National Diploma's and the International & National General Certificates), and as committee member for the Cardiff & South East Wales Occupational Health and Safety Group.


Personal Recommendations and Endorsements can be found on David's LinkedIn Profile

Note: You are welcome to (and should) contact any/all of David's membership organisations to confirm his credentials.

OSHCR Consulants

David's Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) profile

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