Health and Safety Services

Offering the very best in health and safety services

We are proud to announce that we have now joined forces with Houghton Health and Safety Services to offer our members and clients a wider range of Health and Safety services. Brian and Paula have a wealth of experience that we are delighted we can tap into!


Here’s a little bit about them.

Brian Houghton

Brian Houghton, Managing Director of Houghton Safety Services Ltd, worked in the UK chemical manufacturing industry for sixteen years. Much of this time was spent in the field of health and safety. While working, he attended The Hatfield Polytechnic part-time and was awarded a first class honours degree in Applied Chemistry in 1989. He was the Health, Safety and Environment Advisor to a major Agrochemicals manufacturer before entering the Consultancy field in 2000.


During his time working as a Health and Safety Consultant, Brian has gained great experience and has been involved in a variety of disciplines, including Health & Safety Policies, Health & Safety Reviews, Risk Assessment, Accident Investigation, Workplace Monitoring, Training, Auditing and Emergency Response Teams.


Brian is a Chartered Chemist and a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH). He holds professional qualifications in Occupational Safety and Health, and Environmental Protection including the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (Parts 1 and 2).


Paula Houghton

Paula Houghton has been a Director of Houghton Safety Services Ltd since January 2008. NEBOSH qualified, she also holds the CPCAB Diploma in Stress Management and is a Member of the International Stress Management Association (MISMA).


Previously a Project Manager / Business Analyst and Trainer for an International Bank, she brings a wealth of experience and abilities to Houghton Safety Services Ltd, which are invaluable when implementing Health and Safety projects / programmes into companies.


Paula specialises in several of our business areas, including Stress Management, DSE Assessments, Health and Safety Policies & Reviews and New & Expectant Mother Risk Assessments. She is also a highly experienced trainer.


Read the latest guidance from the Health and Safety executive


HSE Bulletin


Click here to download a brochure of services we provide. Call us if you have any further questions.

Health & Safety Services
we offer:

We have experience of management, assessment, monitoring and staff training in the following areas:


  • Chemical Safety and COSHH Assessments
  • Competent Person Service
  • Directors Responsibilities
  • Display Screen Equipment (Computer Workstations)
  • Employee Training
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Advice
  • Health and Safety Audit
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Health and Safety Policies
  • Health and Safety Review
  • Manual Handling
  • Risk Assessment
  • Stress Management


Plus most other workplace safety topics such as:

  • Accident / Near Miss Investigation
  • Control of Contractors
  • Emergency Planning and Procedures
  • Fire Protection
  • General Workplace Safety
  • Permit to Work Systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Work Equipment

If you require further advice, please contact us.