Meet Andrew, our new Health & Safety Officer

November 23rd, 2020 Written by Amy McLeod

We’ve appointed Andrew Helm as Health and Safety Officer to continue to drive our health and safety agenda. This appointment also follows a successful HSE inspection to assess the site’s Covid-19 measures.

Andrew brings over 14 years of experience, where he has gained expertise in managing health and safety across a range of sectors and industries, including manufacturing, research and development, licensed explosive operations.

The new role will involve implementing government guidance and company best practice techniques to ensure all site premises operate with the correct Covid-secure controls, continuously update Covid Risk Assessments, and audit the premises to certify compliance. He will also be responsible for creating and delivering training to ensure all staff are coached in all of the additional control measures as well as assisting the manufacturing premises in the new layout to improve social distancing.

We spoke with Andrew about his new position here at ICB and he commented: “I am delighted to be coming on board at ICB, to further implement and ensure the business and premises continue to operate at a Covid-secure level and more widely to exceed health and safety standards. Through previous experience, I recognise the importance of health and safety input from every level of an organisation – a positive safety culture is imperative to success.

“The team cultivate the family feel of the business which is clearly thriving, and I look forward to working closely with the team to drive it’s health and safety agenda”

Marcus Black, joint owner and Chief Executive Officer added: “We are delighted to welcome Andrew into his new role. His invaluable experience and dedication to ensuring optimum health and safety is impressive and we look forward to embracing his approach – particularly in times like these, where you cannot put enough emphasis on the importance of ensuring health and safety measures are both implemented and adopted at every level of our organisation.”

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