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Adam Pearson

Adam is an accomplished Health and Safety professional offering over 10 years of experience in Health, Safety and Environmental Risk Management, HSE Auditing, HSE Training and Programme Development. He has extensive knowledge in various disciplines from construction to healthcare, with experience on projects ranging from house building to civil construction, facilities management and fire risk assessment.

Recent Posts

IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management - the Route to Practitioner Membership

Written by Adam Pearson on 08 April 2019 23:41:48 BST

Following David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’ programme, you would have been living in a parallel universe to not become aware of the intense anger felt regarding plastics in the ocean. But those of us who are environmental professionals have seen this growing, gradually over many years, and found it frustrating that it takes a TV programme to engage (or should that be enrage) people. The cry from us all is that something needs to be done, at a personal and corporate level.

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Tags: Environment

NEBOSH Fire Certificate: How to Complete Your Fire Risk Assessment

Written by Adam Pearson on 02 November 2017 09:38:54 GMT

Completing the practical element of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate, FC2, can be quite daunting, especially if you’ve never completed a fire risk assessment before.

You’re probably aware by now that there is no one-way to undertake a fire risk assessment; it can differ quite a lot with regards to format, layout and wording. However, this is a NEBOSH assessment and as such it’s important to do it the NEBOSH way by demonstrating the knowledge you’ve attained through the other parts of your studies and your new abilities.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, Advice for learners

Are You Fire Safety Compliant?

Written by Adam Pearson on 11 July 2017 11:52:45 BST

On 14th June 2017, the Grenfell Tower fire disaster tragically took the lives of 80 people and injured more than 70. It's predicted that the actual death count will rise dramatically and a definitive death toll is not expected until at least 2018. We may never truly know the conclusive figure of how many souls were lost in this awful catastrophe.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Training for Employees

Written by Adam Pearson on 25 November 2014 11:01:45 GMT

Guest Post - Total Fire Services

Having fire extinguishers in a building will not improve its fire safety unless occupants are sufficiently trained to use them.  Therefore, it is imperative that employees undergo appropriate fire extinguisher training specifically designed for the building they are in.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations