Jeremy Stranks

Jeremy Stranks before retiring in 2012 had 40 years of experience in occupational safety and health enforcement, management, consultancy and training.

After training as a Public Health inspector, Jeremy Stranks worked as an inspector in Coventry and Rugby for 8 years. He then went on to work as Regional Health Inspector for the Occupational Health and Hygiene Service of Ranks Hovis McDougall Limited. After completing an MSc in Occupational Safety and Hygiene at Aston University Birmingham he became Chief Health & Safety Adviser for the Milk Marketing Board and later for Dairy Crest Limited.

In 1990, Jeremy founded Safety and Hygiene Consultants, a management consultancy that provides occupational health, safety and food hygiene advice and training, including the drawing up of health and safety policies, risk assessment and audit procedures.

Jeremy was a founding member of the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health [NEBOSH] and a Moderator and Chief Examiner for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. He has spoken at numerous conference’s and has written many books on Health and Safety – including being the principal author of the RoSPA Handbook of Health and Safety Practice. He was a lecturer for a range of Health and Safety training organisations and running stress management courses for his clients.

Awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Distinguished Service Award.