Director of HSE, CBRE Limited
- London, United Kingdom
- Real Estate
Allison Connick's Overview
- DIRECTOR OF HSE at CBRE Limited
- University of Portsmouth
- Chartered Institute of Management
Allison Connick's Summary
Setting standards and matrixes to measure
Development of online management systems covering large complex buildings through to small low risk porfolios.
Managing People and large teams
Allison Connick's Experience
DIRECTOR OF HSE
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CBG; Real Estate industry
November 1999 – Present (13 years 8 months)
Responsible for providing advice to the HSE Boards of CBRE and individual departments on development of Policies and Procedures and the effects of new legislation on the business. Key functions are:
- preparation of annual business plans
- development of HSE Management systems and ensuring full implementation across the business including ISO14001 accreditation
- project leader for environmental management programme for CBRE UK
- project leader for OHSAS 18001 certification process - UK offices and managed property portfolios
- key contact with external consultants (expenditure in excess of £2 million annually)
development of HSE training programmes for all levels of employees in the business
Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager
London and South) - ABB Steward Limited
June 1998 – November 1999 (1 year 6 months)
Direct Staff: 7
Budget for Safety, Health and Environment £150,000
Responsible for writing and implementing a new health and safety system to meet the guidance contained within BS8800 which involved developing strategy, policies, procedures and work instructions for all levels of staff. This involved completely re-writing many existing procedures, drafting and agreeing new policies and procedures and arranging for their implementation across the wide range of activities of ABB Steward Limited.
Successfully developed and implemented an Environmental Management System to the ISO 14001 standard and ABB Steward at December 1998 became the first electrical and mechanical contracting company to achieve certification.
Managed a team of seven professional staff who principally looked after a number of disciplines including work on airports (land side), railway (infrastructure and 10 major London stations), construction sites, building services work (including measured term contracting and servicing), project management and fibre optic cable installation.
I was the designated holder of the Railways Safety Case for ABB Steward Limited.
Introduced a Safety Technical Competency training framework that identified training needs and competence when trained across the business.
Acted as a Senior Safety Specialist for the three businesses' of ABB Steward Limited that operated in the London and Home Counties: mechanical and electrical installation, fibre optic installation, heating and ventilation systems and building services installation.
Responsibility for overseeing the vetting of sub-contracting and labour only agencies to ensure that they meet statutory compliance.
A member of Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association Safety Committee and The Construction Health and Safety Group during this time.
Health, Safety and Environmental Officer
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Utilities industry
January 1996 – May 1998 (2 years 5 months)
Supported all levels of management in carrying out Safety Audits, inspections, investigations and surveys of all district activities.
Member of project team - developed and implement new COSHH Assessment procedure and sampling for whole of UK operation.
Instigated health surveillance for all groups of employees identified at risk.
Worked as a member of the National Risk Assessment Group that revisited the generic Risk Assessments previously used and produced a more comprehensive set of Risk Assessments for use in all Transco operations.
Implemented a Contractor selection process for contractors involved in work of less than £150k.
Offered expertise and advice on creation of safe systems of work and procedures
Undertook a monitoring service to ensure that inspections of safety equipment were carried out in accordance with procedures and guidelines in order to ensure that the district complied with statutory legal obligations.
Provided expertise with regard to monitoring and assessing suitability and operation of new safety equipment and personal protective equipment and provided training in correct usage to ensure safe and effective use.
Gave expertise and advice with regard to compliance with all aspects of environmental legislation and undertook environmental audits and inspections of buildings, sites, and storage to ensure adherence to legislation and codes of practice.
Developed a Safety Induction Package
Provided advice and technical information to Legal and Insurance personnel to assist with litigation and insurance claims.
Carried out surveys regarding potential fire hazards
HSE Officer - South East
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CNA; Oil & Energy industry
February 1993 – 1995 (2 years)
Assisted the Safety Officer (Training) in promoting and maintaining a pro-active approach to safety by all management and staff.
Principal contact for advice and monitoring in respect of health, safety and environmental in South East.
Training responsibilities, which included the training of all fire marshals.
Supervision of work by Contractors with the RHQ in Croydon.
Investigated all accidents occurring within the RHQ complex and gave advice as to how recurrences could be avoided.
Prepared Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Assessments.
Compilation and analysis of Lost Time Accident data.
Safety audits and follow up remedial actions.
Member of 4 Safety Committees - adviser.
Allison Connick's Skills & Expertise
Allison Connick's Education
University of Portsmouth
Msc, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management
1998 – 2000
Chartered Institute of Management
Diploma, Environmental Management
NEBOSH National General Certificate
NEBOSH Construction Certificate
Full First Aider
Diploma, Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management; Occupational Safety and Health
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