With our combined years of experience in everything health and safety, you can rest assured that Compass can point you and your business in the right direction.

  • emma-hirst

    Emma Hirst is a health & safety professional with over twenty years experience in quality, environmental and health and safety management systems. Emma formed Compass in 2007 with a vision to have a small team of professionals delivering coherent and honest advice, consultancy services and training to all industries. As an established Considerate Constructor Monitor, Emma is also well positioned at the forefront of current industry legislation and development.

    Emma HirstNVQ IQA
  • debbie-williams

    As a Chartered Member of IOSH, Debbie has a wealth of industry experience in construction, waste management and haulage. She also has first-hand knowledge of the care industry and is up to date with current regulations and legislation.

    Debbie WilliamsDirector of Safety Services
  • mike

    With over thirty years of construction experience with international firms such as Balfour Beatty and Birse, Mike’s knowledge and understanding of the industry is an invaluable asset to Compass and clients alike. He is a well-practised site inspector and qualified NVQ Assessor for Construction Management.

    Mike PettittHealth & Safety Adviser and Trainer
  • presenter

    Paul Williams MInstLM, GradIOSH, IMaPS has a wealth of industry knowledge and experience in management, health and safety, auditing, inspection and construction. His experiences at Capita Symonds working with international companies on projects such as the Library of Birmingham and BBC Media City meant the application of health and safety legislation in real life situations. Paul is qualified to deliver a wide range of training courses; including courses accredited by OCR, IOSH & CITB. 



    Paul WilliamsDirector of Training