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Safety Training

Pattaya City, Chon Buri, 20150, Thailand
January 28, 2018

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Nigel Penton

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Personal Information: Marital Status: Single.

Nationality: South African.


A versatile Multi Skilled Manager that is a proven achiever with a flexible approach to all tasks, as well as problem solving abilities. I Thrive on working under pressure, as well as being a highly motivated professional that relishes new challenges.

Professional Experience:

Winteco FDH JV, Heavy Industries, Kuwait. HSE Safety Consultant/Advisor. 03/03/2016 – 30/03/2017.

Responsible for overseeing 185 workers on site for the construction of the storage tanks for oil, gas and fuel, carrying out safety inspections, rectifying them and instructing workers on safe work procedures and the correct use of PPE. Responsible for the morning TBT, filling in of the daily safety reports and short comings on site. Daily checks on the Hot Works Permits and JSA’s, stopping of all unsafe works or acts on site, overseeing of all heavy lifting operations, risk assessments and method statements, Fire Fighting Training for site workers and fire marshals. Investigations of accidents, reporting and rectifications.

International Safety Services Ltd SA, Angola Offshore, 10/06/2009 – 20/12/2015.

Responsible for Correctly and safely position and install lifting equipment prior to starting the lifting operation, identification tags, colour codes to establish SWL and WLL and the certification of lifting equipment correctly store lifting equipment after use and record any damage to lifting equipment or load.ensuring the worksite is left in a clean and tidy condition.

Fire, Health and Safety Advisor/Consultant Dubai, 22/04/2006 – 20/05/2009.

Responsible for liaising with Project Managers, Site Managers and Sub-Contractors on a daily basis on projects from AED 250 million +. Ensuring the following Safety Requirements are followed. Health and Safety Training, Fire Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Lifting Plans and overseeing all Lifting Operations, Permits to Work, Protection against Fire, Handling of Hazardous Substances and Materials, Accident Investigating and Reporting, Excavations and Openings, Confined Spaces, Hot Work Permits, Certification of Hoists, Cranes, Platforms and Operators, Working at Height, Safe Handling and Working with Compressed Gases, LPG and Oxy/Acet, PPE, Manual Handling and Emergency Procedures. Scaffold Inspections, Erections, Additions and Specialized projects. Conducting and Evaluating Mock Fire Drills, Fire Escape Plans and Fire Protection Equipment for outside companies, as well as Fire Marshall Training, First Aid Training, Rigging and Slinging, Confined Space Rescue and Extrication, Rescue from Height, Fire Fighting Techniques, Use of Different Fire Extinguishers and their application. (Nebosch Certificate, EHS Advisor Certified, City and Guilds Train the Trainer).

Chief Training Officer SAAD Group Saudi Arabia. 12/01/2004 – 20/04/2006.

Responsible for establishing the new Fire, Rescue and Safety Training Centre. Selection and Training of all new recruits. Developed, reviewed and updated all training programs, training schedules, instructor and student notes, health and safety programs, writing and implementing the Standard Operating and Standard Operating Guide Lines. Purchasing of all Training Equipment and Supplies, as well as servicing and repairing all S.C.B.A units, and Fire Fighting Equipment. Construction of Fire Containers for Live Fire Drills and reporting directly to the Chief Fire Officer.

Provided Instruction in:

•Live Fire Fighting Drills.

•Industrial and Commercial Fires.

•Petro Chemical and Gas Fires.

•Search and Rescue.

•Safety Procedures in Fire and Construction.

•Training of all new Recruits.

•Confined Space Rescue and Extrication.

•High Angle Rescue, Recovery and Extrication.

•Aviation Fire Fighting/search, rescue and extrication. (Fixed and non-fixed wing aircraft)

20/01/2001 – 08/01/2004.

Red Watch Fire Service: Senior Instructor Off Shore and On Shore Rigs:

Responsible for the Training and Lectures in the following fields and all Live Fire Drills.

•Off shore and On Shore Fires, e.g.: Petro Chemical verses L.P.G. and Safety Inspections.

•Extinguishing methods and Mediums.

•Rescue and Extrication in an event of a Fire.

•High Angle Rescue, Recovery and Extrication.

•Safe working procedures during start up and shut down.

•Marine and Aviation Fires.

06/01/1987 – 30/12/2000. South Peninsula Fire and Rescue Services Cape Town, South Africa.

Responsible for the following as a: Station Officer.

•Daily running of the Station or Sub Station.

•Taking and giving of all Lectures and Drills on a daily basis.

•Writing out of all Fire Reports, Incident Reports, Safety Reports and reporting to C.F.O.

•Selection of new Recruits.

•Chief Diving Instructor and Supervisor for all Diving Courses.

•Chief Instructor for Training all Skippers.


•Qualified Advanced Fire Fighter 1, 2 and 3. (SAFSI and IFE). (NFPA 1001).

•Advanced course in Petro Chemical and L.P.G. Fires.

•Medic, Advanced Life Support Technician/Flight Paramedic.

•Hazmat Awareness Course. (NFPA 472 Haz-Mat).

•Commercial Air Diving. DOP & IMCA Certified US Navy DIVE Tables, BSAC, Bulmans.

•Commercial Diver Class 3. (DOM, DOP and IMCA Certified 1998).

•Commercial Rescue Diver Class 4 (DOM, DOP and IMCA Certified 1996).

•Commercial Rescue Diving Supervisor and Instructor Class 4. (DOM,DOP and IMCA Certified 1997).

•Class A4 Twin Engine Inflatable Rigid Hull Skipper and Instructor.

•Advanced course in Search, Rescue, Recovery and Extrication. (Confined Spaces, Buildings Commercial and Industrial).

•Leading Fire Fighter.

•Station Officer.

•High Angle Rescue/Rope Access and Extrication. (Certified 09/05/2000).

•Riggers course level 2, South African Riggers Assosiation. ( Certified 01/08/2000).

•Advanced course in Aviation Fire Fighting/Search, Rescue and Recovery, Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator. (NFPA 1002).

•Diploma New York Fire Department.

•Nebosch Certificate Construction. (13/11/2008).

•EHS Advisor Certified. (22/11/2009).

•Safety Officer Certified. (22/11/2009).

•City and Guilds Train the Trainer. (02/03/2009).

•Certified Boat Captain and Motor Engineer For Up To and Including 30 Ton Power Boats.

Education: Marlborough High School, Diploma A Level.






References on request.

Languages, English and Afrikaans.

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