Greg Davies, Director of Market Development

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Over thirty years of experience in workplace compliance

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Recognised expert witness. Current Chair of the IWFM Sustainability Special Interest Group

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Chair of CIBSE TM13 “Minimising the risk of Legionnaires’ disease” publication

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Regular industry speaker, blogger and contributor to the industry press

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). Specialist Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)

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Author of the original IWFM Risk Management Good Practice Guide (2010)

Risk and safety management are fundamental to the success of any organisation and should be seen as investments, not spends. With increasing scrutiny on not just the legal and financial, but moral and reputational aspects of business performance, knowing who to engage for accurate, verifiable independent and trustworthy advice is crucial. It is this advice we strive to deliver.

Good health and safety management doesn’t happen by accident.

Picture of Greg DaviesGreg is a recognised expert and as a result has been asked for support in a range of investigations, including, most notably, the Legionella outbreak in Barrow-in-Furness in August 2002. He has been involved in investigations carried out by the local authorities, HSE and ORR.

With his extensive working knowledge, Greg is a regular presenter and has spoken at events run by, amongst others CIBSE, IWFM, IIRSM, BISRA, the Health Protection Agency, The British Safety Council, RICS, and IOSH. He is a regular contributor to the industry press with over 200 articles published to date.

He was the author of the original IWFM good practise guide to risk management, published in 2010, chairing the CIBSE review of TM 13 “Minimising the risk of Legionnaires’ disease” and been involved in discussions with various Government departments and others (DECC (now BEIS), Defra, the HPA and CCC) on compliance and sustainability.

Using this combined experience Greg is increasingly being asked by customers to brief and update their boards of directors and governors on health, safety and environmental compliance. Greg has also recently joined an Institute of Directors Expert Advisory Group on The Future of the Workplace.

Insights by Greg

A Happy New Year for workplace management?

Happy New Year to all! For us, with budgets and planning, the preparations for each new year actually start sometime before the event. Even so, we are now already a week into this one and what an eventful week it has been!

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Plan B – the further defamation of COVID-19?

A feeling of déjà vu possibly but in the run-up to Christmas, we see COVID-19 associated restrictions ramp up again.

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Gross change for Net Zero (1)

The concept of net zero is now not only very much in the mainstream but we are now seeing sweeping announcements on the subject. Coinciding with, as well as coming from COP 26, for example, we’ve seen…

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Keeping COVID-19 conscious

This week the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a reminder for all businesses to “ensure they are working safely to reduce the risk of COVID-19”, as part of its…

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E10 – Fuelling sustainability?

The 1st September 2021 saw the Government announcement on the rollout of E10 petrol alongside the E5 formulation, but what are the difference and consequences?

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Taking your ladder safety to new heights

Most workplace and facilities professionals are aware of the risks of work at height and the consequences of getting it wrong. Fall from height continue to be the most common cause of fatal accidents for workers in Great Britain and account for 8% of all non-fatal accidents reported under RIDDOR (2019/20 Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures).

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Is the focus on building ventilation doing you a disservice?

The current profile of indoor air quality (IAQ) and ventilation has not been as high since the days of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS). So, there is a whole host of new solutions, equipment and procedures constantly in the industry press and in service provider’s literature.

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London showcasing its climate action credentials

Between the 26th June and 4th July 2021 London Climate Action Week (LCAW) is again upon us with the aim of “Harnessing the power of London for global climate action”.

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