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Waqas Hashmi

Occupational health, safety, and environment

Can work in or around London

  • 51.509648
  • -0.099076
  • Suggested rate € 250 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

London, England, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around London and 50km


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  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (8)

Waqas in a few words

As an experienced Occupational Health and Safety Environment Manager, I can help you create a safe and healthy workplace for your employees. I specialize in developing customized health and safety management systems that are tailored to your organization's unique needs. Whether you're a small business or a large corporation, I can work with you to identify potential hazards and implement effective risk control measures.

In addition to developing health and safety management systems, I also offer a range of training programs to help your employees stay safe on the job. From basic safety awareness training to specialized courses on specific hazards, I can provide the training your team needs to stay safe and healthy while they work.

If an accident does occur, I can help you investigate the incident and identify the root cause, so you can take steps to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future. I also offer comprehensive risk assessments, including COSHH assessments and fire risk assessments, to ensure that you're meeting all regulatory requirements and protecting your employees from harm.

Overall, my goal is to help you create a workplace that prioritizes health and safety, so your employees can perform their jobs with confidence and peace of mind. Contact me today to learn more about how I can help your organization.


Dynamic Fibre

SHEQ Manager

London, UK

March 2023 - Today

Responsible for ensuring that the organisation has robust policies, procedures, and systems in place to manage health and safety risks, environmental impacts, and quality management. Conducting risk assessments of the organisation's activities, processes, and facilities to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate controls to mitigate the risks. Staying up to date with relevant HSE legislation, regulations, and standards and ensuring that the organisation complies with these requirements. Providing HSE training to employees and contractors, including induction training, as well as ongoing HSE awareness campaigns. Conduct investigations to determine the root cause and implement measures to prevent a recurrence. Monitoring and reporting on the organisation's SHEQ performance, including key performance indicators (KPIs) such as accident and incident rates, compliance with HSE legislation and regulations, and environmental performance. Conducting internal and external audits of the organisation's SHEQ management system to ensure that it remains effective and is being implemented consistently across the organisation. Responsible for conducting assessments of the SHEQ performance of the organisation's suppliers and contractors, and ensuring that they meet the organisation's SHEQ requirements. Developing and maintaining emergency response plans for the organisation, including plans for responding to natural disasters, equipment failures, and other emergencies. Responsible for managing the organisation's SHEQ budget, including developing and implementing cost-effective strategies for managing SHEQ risks. Responsible for supporting a strong SHEQ culture within the organisation, including promoting a proactive approach to SHEQ management, encouraging employee involvement and participation, and recognizing and rewarding good SHEQ performance.

Safety Consulting Partnership Limited

Fire Safety Consultant

United Kingdom

April 2022 - March 2023 (11 months)

Conducting fire safety audits of buildings and facilities to identify potential hazards and risks, and providing recommendations to mitigate those risks. Developing and implementing fire safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local and national regulations and standards. Conducting fire safety training sessions for employees, building owners, and managers, to educate them on fire safety measures and protocols. Advising clients on fire safety equipment, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and fire extinguishers, and helping them select the most appropriate options for their needs. Developing fire evacuation plans and conducting drills to ensure that all occupants of a building can exit safely in the event of a fire. Writing and compiling FRA fire risk assessment reports, GRA general risk assessment reports, and compartmentation reports that accurately detail the fire safety risks and hazards associated with a particular building or facility. Conducting ongoing assessments and inspections of buildings and facilities to ensure continued compliance with fire safety regulations and standards. Collaborating with local fire departments and emergency response teams to ensure that emergency plans and procedures are coordinated and effective in the event of a fire. Staying up to date with changes to fire safety regulations and standards and adopting policies and procedures accordingly. Providing expert testimony and guidance in legal proceedings related to fire safety and compliance. Supporting and inspecting various project management works being undertaken, such as door fire safety upgrades, fire alarm installations/ upgrades, and emergency lighting installations/upgrades.

National transport and contracting company

Environment, Health and Safety Manager

October 2012 - March 2022 (9 years and 5 months)

Developing and implementing HSE policies and procedures that align with the organisation's overall business goals and objectives. Conducting regular site inspections to assess compliance with HSE regulations and identify areas for improvement. Conducting risk assessments to identify potential hazards and developing strategies to mitigate them. Providing training and awareness programs to workers to promote a culture of safety and environmental awareness. Ensuring that all incidents and accidents are reported, investigated, and properly documented in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Collaborating with cross-functional teams to implement HSE initiatives and projects to continuously improve processes and procedures. Developing and managing HSE-related budgets, ensuring that resources are allocated appropriately. Conducting regular assessments of supplier and contractor HSE performance to ensure that they meet the organisation's HSE standards. Conducting regular internal audits to monitor compliance with HSE policies and procedures. Ensuring that the organisation maintains relevant HSE certifications and accreditations. Liaising with regulatory bodies and stakeholders to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Promoting a positive HSE culture and ensuring that all workers are aware of their responsibilities to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. Reviewing and approving safety plans and risk assessments for new projects. Investigating incidents and accidents to identify root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence. Keeping up to date with new developments in HSE legislation and best practices in the construction industry.