A Member of
The Yorkshire Corps of Drums
•Martial Status: Married Address: Braemar View
•Nationality: British Long Street
•Age: 44 D.O.B. 13/09/61 Rudston
•Place of Birth: Falkirk, Scotland. East Riding
•Parents: Both Deceased YO25 4UH
1977 – 1986 1st Battalion Scots Guards London
•During my 9 years in the army I have traveled to many parts of the world of which include: Northern Ireland, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, and Kenya. I have performed in four trooping of the colors at horse guard’s parade in London for Her Majesty the Queens Birthday Parade. Ceremonial Duties at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, St James’s Palace, and the Tower of London was very much apart of daily life whilst being employed as an infantry soldier. I left the army in 1986 with a full Exemplary record.
1986 – 1996 Various Companies Scotland
•Carpentry and Joinery 2nd Fixing and Bench Work.
•On leaving the Army I attended Clackmannan College in fife Scotland. There I learnt the skills of a Carpenter and Joiner. For the next ten years I worked with various joinery companies all over the United Kingdom on Building site contracts, and bench work with local councils. In this time I have worked with many types of machinery. My last Contract was working on the new Airport Terminal in Newcastle.
1996 – 2000 Bridlington Grammar School Bridlington
•Janitorial duties, Security of premises, Dealing with Contractors, Supervision of maintenance staff.
•I was the resident caretaker at Bridlington School and lived on site with my family: I worked at the mixed school made up of over one thousand students for nearly five years. In this time I attained many new skills such as working with oil and gas boilers, administration, management skills, and IT skills of which include Microsoft word, Excel, and Publisher,
2000 – 2003 Bridlington Medical Centre Bridlington
Caretaker, Health and Safety Manager
•Janitorial Duties, Cleaning Supervision, Maintenance of Premises, Health and Safety Responsibilities for the Organization.
•Supervision of the maintenance, upkeep, cleanliness and Health and Safety of the Medical Centre, (3 Practices) including a Pharmacy/Community Health Centre.
•Lease and control contractual work with reference to building maintenance management. Incl. Electrical heating systems and services.
•Planning of preventative maintenance issues from tender to completion (satisfactory). Price and time scale.
•Implementing Health and Safety Systems and Procedures.
(a)Writing Health and Safety Policy.
(b)Review/Monitoring of Arrangements/Responsibilities.
(c)Risk Assessments/COSHH Assessments.
(d)Fire Risk Assessment.
(e)Color Coding/Clinical Waste.
(f)Initiated set up of Health and Safety Committee.
(g)Training of Domestic Cleaning Staff.
(h)Ordering and distribution of materials (with best value).
(i)Management of maintenance contracts.
(j)Evaluate day-to-day programmed and annual services for best value purposes.
(k)Hands on maintenance.
(l)Safety checks i.e. Fire Alarms/Extinguishers/Fire doors/trip hazards/Fire drills.
(m)Prepare and present reports for building and Health and Safety.
(n)Time Management/Staff Redeployment/Recruit Staff.
2003 – 2005 The Vocational College.
Health and Safety Field Officer
•Advising manufacturing companies throughout the northeast on Health and Safety issues.
•Investigation of LSC (Learning Skill Council) Accidents.
•Trainer of CIEH Basic Health and Safety 1-Day Course.
•Trainer of CIEH 3-Day Intermediate Health and Safety Course.
•Trainer of CIEH Manual Handling Course.
1972 – 1976 Graham High School Falkirk, Scotland.
•Secondary School Student,
•Left School to Join Army.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
1986 – 1988 Clackmannan College Fife Scotland
Carpentry and Joinery
•Scot Vec Certificate.
1999 – 2000 East Yorkshire Council Beverly
•Health and Safety
•Manual Handling Awareness Certificate,
•Electrical Awareness Certificate.
2001 – 2002 Queens College Hull
2001 – 2002 Bridlington
First Aid Trained,
City and Guilds NVQ occupational Health and safety Practice Level 3. Bridlington
Membership of IOSH, Technician Membership.
Asbestos Assessor (BCS College). Nottingham
Electrical Portable Appliance Testing, Including I.E.E Code of Practice for in-service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment (BCS College). Nottingham
Confined Spaces Assessor (BCS College). Nottingham
Slinging & Lifting Assessor and Associated Signals, (BCS College). Nottingham
CIEH Professional Trainer, Teaching Health and Safety foundation and intermediate courses.