Health & Safety Works Ltd

Health & Safety Works Ltd, has been operating for over 17 years. It has extensive experience in providing Consultancy and Training services to a vast range of customers and industries, including the education, manufacturing, science and retail sectors. HSW prides its self on its friendly and simplistic approach to Safety Management, working closely with its customers enabling them to achieve regulatory compliance or improve the systems and culture they already have.

About Us

Health and Safety Works Ltd is experienced in offering consultancy and training services to a broad range of Companies. These companies have included Cranfield University, British Telecom, Accenture, the British Antarctic Survey, Astex Therapeutics, Cambridge Consultants Ltd, Toshiba Research Laboratory, Diomed Group Ltd, Illumina, MRC, Agenus Ltd, Inivata Ltd, Anglia Ruskin University, East London University, and the Bank of England.

With many years’ experience, Health and Safety Works Ltd has undertaken work across a wide range of industries. HSW ltd has provided and developed multi site H&S management systems, risk assessments, health and safety audits, and provision of general advice. .

The HSW family is made up of;



Following a degree in biochemistry, David gained extensive experience within the food chemistry, cell and molecular biology industry as well as project management and property refurbishment.

David is a Member of various institutes such as the Institute of Biology, Chartered Biologist, IOSH (corporate member) and gaining recognition on the IOSH Register of Safety Practitioners.

Having worked with safety since the introduction of the COSHH regulations in 1988 David has a particular specialism in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and scientific environment.

Senior Consultant

Richard Morgan BSc(Hons) GRAD Iosh

Previously a principal inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, Richards area of expertise is inspecting manufacturing, utility and service industries across Great Britain.

He was Elected Fellow of IOSH (FIOSH) in 2005 and was awarded IOSH President's ‘Distinguished Service Certificate for Services to Health and Safety’ in 2013.


Laura Tull Tech IOSH

Has gained varied experience across a range of service and manufacturing industries. Laura started her career as a Safety administrator working her way up to Group HSE Advisor, now for one of the largest Renewables service contractors in East Anglia. 

Her strengths lie in helping businesses meet, maintain, and improve their regulatory compliance - providing them with the tools, processes and required information to achieve best practice for their business area. Believing that Safety and compliance does not need to be over complicated, just effective.

So why Manage Safety?

The demand for effective Safety Management in the workplace is increasing. Interpreting and implementing legislative requirements is vital.

Accidents are costly, demotivating and avoidable.

So are you doing all you can to ensure the safety of your staff and the peace of mind of your board as an employer?

Effective health & safety management can reduce the risk and cost to your business.

Health and Safety Works have expertise and broad experience in Safety Management to support all your safety related needs.

Health & Safety Works Ltd  - Benefits

  • To provide an integrated approach to your Health & Safety, by way of co-ordinated systems and policies
  • To enhance staff effectiveness and motivation through safety training.
  • To offer flexibility and provide solutions to reduce risk and cost.
  • To ensure all the increasing legislative requirements are continually met
  • The requirements are tailored to your needs and your existing working methods and systems
  • To offer peace of mind, that all that can be done is being done, by engaging an objective independent Health & Safety consultancy

We are your personal consultancy service to train people to work safely and ensure risks are minimised.

The Company has extensive experience in managing health and safety aspects of technology and science research, including radioisotope safety. It has developed and implemented systems for assessing risks associated with continually changing projects, management of contractors on site, and a CoSHH management systems.

We also have had various experience in building projects, including refurbishment management. Developing documentation under CDM.

Are your safety requirements up to date?

Health and Safety Works Consultancy Services

Health and Safety Works Limited specialise in the provision of advice and support to businesses in the following areas:

  • Review and design of Health and Safety Policy/Systems
  • Health and Safety Audits
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Building and Construction
  • Laboratory, Biohazards, DSEAR and REACH consultancy

Director David Oates has over 30 years experience in working in Laboratories and 20 years experience of Health and Safety.

This experience covers food chemistry, teaching laboratories, cell culture in Cancer research council laboratories and genetic manipulation in the ICRF and small biotech laboratories, University laboratories, radioisotope safety, laser safety and explosive atmosphere safety.

The following is a list of the companies experience has been gained from:

  • Dalgety Spillers MAFF
  • Cambridge University
  • Cancer Research Council
  • ICRF
  • Parke-Davis
  • Novartis
  • Inpharmatica
  • Dako Diagnostics
  • Oxoid
  • Bank of England
  • Diomed Group Ltd
  • British Antarctic Survey
  • British Telecom
  • Cambridge Life science
  • Imutran
  • Domantis
  • Astex Thereputics
  • Cambridge Consultants Ltd
  • HFL (Newmarket)
  • Virko UK Ltd
  • MRC
  • Genome Research Ltd (Sanger Centre)
  • illumina
  • East London University
  • Toshiba Research Laboratory
  • Astex Theraputics

Health and Safety Works - Training

Health & Safety Works can provide specialist Health and Safety Training Courses designed around the specific needs of your Company.

All of our Health and Safety trainers are practising consultants dealing with Health and Safety issues on a daily basis and can offer clear and practical advice to make a real difference in the workplace. All trainers are CMIOSH qualified and have also delivered IOSH or NEBOSH courses.

We can offer many Health and Safety courses including:

  • IOSH Working Safely
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • NEBOSH General Certificate - GC2 CoSHH & Radiation
  • An Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Awareness (SEN specific)
  • The Management of Health and Safety
  • Needle Stick Injuries
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Biological Safety
  • Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres. (DSEAR)
  • Manual Handling
  • DSE assessment
  • CDM Regulations
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Manual Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Cryogenic Gases

These courses can be designed to meet your exact requirements. Each session is created around your companies training requirements and the course subject.

Public courses are also available from our web site

Health and Safety Works Testimonials

"The main reason for choosing Heath and Safety Works and continuing to use them is that they understand our needs due to the fact that they have worked in a laboratory environment for many years and understand the Health and Safety issues scientists face on a daily basis."
Richard Dickinson, Lab & Facilities Manager
Astex Therapeutics Ltd

"For a small company the requirement to undertake the necessary work to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation may seem a daunting prospect. We were delighted to have HSW recommended to us and they have proved invaluable in ensuring that we are meeting our responsibilities. Their pragmatic approach would be of great benefit to any SME looking to ensure H&S compliance."
David Herbert, Company Secretary
Sydney Hart Ltd

"Health and Safety Works consistently provide well delivered bespoke training courses."
Regulatory Compliance Manager
Oxoid (Ely) Ltd

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