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Safety Group

 “Our business is protecting yours”

Founded on the belief that there is a less stuffy side of the safety and health industry, Safety Group was founded on the pragmatic principles learned from a career in the Royal Navy. Our founder left the military and found a role in civilian life. He soon realised that the consultants he was working with all seemed to take the same approach. Very stuffy, always emphasising the negative aspects of health and safety to gain compliance and usually not a great service. 

After completing his BSc (Hons) in Safety, Health and Environmental Management Safety Group was born. Based on the principals of customer service, good honest and most importantly pragmatic advice Safety group has gone from strength to strength. Due to this personable approach the team has grown from one person in an office in 2015 to a multi disciplined team of full time employees and associate staff supporting businesses from SME's to FTSE 100 companies. 

We look forward to growing even more in the future and supporting our clients in achieving their goals.


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William Cunningham

Managing Director

Billy is our Managing Director and health and safety practitioner, with a passion for fire and construction safety. He is a member of IOSH and IIRSM along with the Institute of Fire Safety Managers and a Nationally Accredited Fire Risk Assessor.

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 Sarah Wigmore

Operations Manager

Sarah is at the heart of everything we do here at Safety Group. An experienced project manager, Sarah ensures safety group operates effectively and efficiently

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Ian Hodson

Fire Safety Consultant

Ian is an ex-fire and rescue service fire safety consultant. Ian spent time with Staffordshire fire and rescue, the fire service college and latterly time training civil defence firefighters in the UAE and managing fire safety in large scale petrochemical plants in Dubai.

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Paul Cunningham

Group Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Paul is a chartered safety and health professional with a wealth of experience in construction and large scale FMCG operations. Paul is ex-forces and brings a pragmatic can do attitude to the team. Paul specialises in construction however is a general H&S practitioner. Paul is also our resident CAA registered Drone pilot.

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Ken Creek

Associate Tutor

Ken is an associate trainer and delivers first aid and other health and safety courses. Ken is an emergency first responder in the community and brings all his experience to bear on the courses he teaches.

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Andrew Wainwright

Associate Tutor

Andrew is an associate trainer delivering first aid and health and safety courses. Andrew is a veteran of the RAF and has a wealth of experience to bring our courses to life.

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Andrew Jackson

Associate Tutor

Andrew is an associate trainer and delivers the full range of Mental Health First Aid England courses. He has 25 years of experience as a councillor, including service with the British Army.

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Glyn Hastings

Associate Tutor

Glyn's served a full career in the Royal Navy as a Medic. He saw service in the Gulf and Afghanistan as a battlefield medic and bring this knowledge to the classroom as one of our most experienced first aid instructors.

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