Coaching for Safety – Testimonials

IOSH Approved Coaching for safety course is going from strength to strength. Read what delegates have to say about the course below and if you’d like to find out more, or you’d like to book, please click here.

  • “I highly recommend this course. It gives a great introduction to coaching skills and sets the context about how these can enhance our work as H&S Practitioners.”

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    Karen Lawrence
    Group Head of Health & Safety, Coventry University
  • “An excellent course delivered with great insight and experience by a true safety professional.”

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    John Heffernan
    Senior SHE Adviser, BAE Systems - Submarines
  • “This course, its content and delivery, is nothing short of fantastic!”

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    Ken Mudd
    UK EHS Manager, Armstrong World Industries
  • Having access via zoom gave me the opportunity to attend from overseas. It’s a fantastic course, really enjoyed it. Lots of applicable takeaways!”

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    Elisa Lynch
    Safety Adviser - Cahalane Brothers Limited
  • “A must-attend course for any leader or aspiring leader. This course opens the eyes and adds new skills for leading diverse teams.”

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    Huw Edwards
    Project Director, Network Rail
  • “Brilliant! Excellent instructor! Fantastic techniques!”

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    Joe Boyes
    Head of SHE Operations, BAE Systems
  • Over recent years I have become more and more convinced that coaching is critical to safety success, particularly in the context of improving culture. This course really helped confirm this with me, and indeed the wider team, who were all really enthused by it and encouragingly remain so.

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    Derek McGlashan
    Group Sustainability, Safety & Regulatory Manager - Forth Ports Limited
  • “I took so much from this course that I can and will put into practice in my role as a safety professional. A really enjoyable course delivered to an excellent standard.”

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    Mike Mould
    SHE Adviser, BAE Systems Maritime - Submarines
  • “This was a brilliant experience and I have learned so much. I wasn’t quite sure exactly what to expect but I can honestly say it was the best skills course I have ever done. I am delighted I completed it.”

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    Patrick Byrne
    EHS Officer, Irish Air Corps
  • “A truly enjoyable and enlightening experience and what I’ve learned is already being implemented within the areas I support. This really seems to fit with who I am, thank you!”

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    Paul Dalton
    SHE Associate, BAE Systems
  • “I thoroughly enjoyed the course and have learnt some key skills that will be invaluable in helping me focus on business needs; and how I facilitate meeting these”

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    Kirsten Lawton
    UK Head of Safety, Pret A Manger
  • “Probably the best training course I have been on. Truly inspiring!”

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    Tim Birkin
    Safety & Health Practitioner, Hosking Associates
  • “After two days with Michael and Arnie, my colleagues and I left the training room with our eyes opened. Such an inspirational, motivational and uplifting experience. Without a doubt the best investment in our people we have ever made.”

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    Carl Beckett
    SHE Coordinator, ArcelorMittal Distribution Solutions SSC West Europe
  • “I agree with others, a great course. I really got a lot out of it and thoroughly enjoyed it too!”

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    Tony Priest
    Health & Safety Adviser, The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
  • “This course provided the stimulation I needed to sell the safety game better by engaging and empowering our people using coaching techniques. This I believe is the future for our profession.”

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    Michael Reilly
    Director of HSE, WSH International Limited
  • “One of the best training courses I’ve ever been on with fantastic presenters who made it even more enjoyable!  An exceptional learning experience, highly recommended for anyone needing to engage with employees or colleagues – it’ll improve your abilities tenfold.”

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    Emma McCuish
    SHE Adviser - Mission Systems, BAE Systems plc
  • “An excellent course, very interesting and relevant. I will be looking to it for the wider team within Muller.”

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    Graeme Westland
    Head of Health & Safety, Muller UK & Ireland
  • “Michael brings coaching to life with humour and assurance. Every safety practitioner needs this course.”

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    Melanie Boucher
    Head of Health & Safety, The London School of Economics (LSE)
  • “Michael, you’re brilliant.  I enjoyed the course hugely. The coaching experience was a challenge but it gave me such a lot. Fab!”

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    Elaine Hutchinson
    Director, Safe Systems Consultancy Limited
  • “Michael opened my eyes (and ears) to the techniques I can use to enhance my coaching skills in the workplace. Absolutely recommended.”

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    Graeme Christie
    HSE Adviser, Prosafe Offshore Limited
  • “A brilliantly engaging course – refreshingly delivered – not like any other course. I genuinely believe it is the most important health and safety course I have taken and it has changed me as a practitioner.”

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    Peter Clark
    Divisional SHE Manager, Service Graphics Limited, Part of the St. Ives Group of Companies
  • “The  IOSH Approved Coaching for safety course delivered by Michael is a unique, highly participative workshop focused on the essential communication skills that we all need to develop if we want to have real impact in the workplace. This is one of the best courses I have ever attended. Michael has real skill both as a trainer and communicator.  This course and coaching skills should be a compulsory part of the professional training and CPD of all  practitioners.”

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    Peter Roddis
    Head of Health & Safety Service, Sheffield Hallam University
  • “Very very useful. Definitely one of the biggest impacts of any course I have attended and thoroughly recommended to anyone who wants to learn how to help others help themselves.”

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    Mark Nixon
    Senior Health & Safety Consultant/Trainer, Arco Limited
  • “An excellent course. It has had a huge impact on my approach and I also see the value in being coached myself.”

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    Craig Critchley
    EHS Manager, Viridor Limited
  • “It immediately became apparent that this was an active, high-participation, practical course balanced with the right level of theory. The skills I’ve learned will be of huge benefit to me personally and my team, and not just in relation to safety. Excellent!”

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    George Carney
    Airfield Engineering Manager, Gatwick Airport
  • “A very thought provoking course and an excellent foundation to build upon my coaching and mentoring skills.”

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    Chris Abbey
    HSEQ Director UK & Ireland, Altrad Services UK
  • “A very good course, detailed and interactive with an opportunity to practice skills.”

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    Lawrence Jones
    Head of Health & Safety, Bentley Motors Limited
  • “An excellent course. The content and delivery were outstanding!”

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    Jack Fox
    Health & Safety Coordinator, A Premier League Football Club
  • “A great course! All Safety Practitioners would benefit from understanding and learning these skills.”

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    Anne-Marie Ullyott
    Senior Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser, University of Bradford
  • “I would absolutely recommend the Coaching for safety course provided by Michael Emery. Experienced and aspiring safety professionals alike should place this course at the top of their MUST do list. Superb!”

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    Terry McGuinness
    Safety Officer, Prosafe Offshore Limited
  • “Coaching for safety should be an essential part of every safety professional’s tool kit. Most of us have the technical skills, but the softer skills of how to influence and persuade others are just as essential. Michael’s great delivery, experience and analogies as a safety practitioner are essential to link the course back to the day job.”

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    Jon Coneybeare
    SHE Manager, BAE Systems
  • “I was lucky enough to attend this course in November 2018. Under the impressive leadership and guidance of the course leader, I have rarely found a course when everyone gelled so well, contributed extensively and communicated with respect and insight. Great stuff!”

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    Simon Growcott
    Safety Coach, Marathon Oil
  • “What a fantastic and worthwhile two days. Worth every minute and every penny.”

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    Rebecca Purchase
    Health & Safety Adviser, Canary Wharf Management Limited
  • “Without doubt, the single most useful course in my 20-year career in occupational safety and health. I’ve never been so enthused by a course and I can’t wait to practice the techniques.”

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    Dean Baker
    Health & Safety Manager, Welsh Water
  • “This is exactly the sort of skill development that will take health and safety practitioners forward as mainstream to business success.”

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    Paul Stirk
    Head of Safety, University College London (UCL)
  • “I have taken a huge amount away from your course. Without a doubt it’s going to be a real game-changer for me – easily the most worthwhile training experience I have received in a very long time.”

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    Matt Edwards
    Safety Officer, Prosafe Offshore Limited
  • “My big take away from your really enjoyable course is not feeling I have to provide people with the solution to their problems. It’s as though you’re standing behind my shoulder as I support my clients to explore a situation identified as a problem and find the very best solution for themselves.”

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    Bridget Leathley
    Health and Safety Consultant, The Safer Choice
  • “This was one of the best courses I have attended. A very well structured course with many interactive exercises to put into practice what you learn. I absolutely recommend it.”

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    Vicente E. Calogero
    HSE Consultant, Oil & Gas
  • “I can now be better. I feel privileged to have attended this course and my words won’t do it justice. Mind blowing!”

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    Jamie Scarborough
    Health & Safety Adviser, Weetabix Limited
  • “I really enjoyed the practical interaction, seeing the group develop and grow and watching each step fall into place. Flawless!”

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    Rebecca May
    Health & Safety Manager, A Premier League Football Club
  • “A well-structured course, absolutely worthwhile for any professional for self-realisation and for supporting and developing others. Top class delivery.”

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    Hugh Maxwell
    HSE Director Europe, Vesuvius UK Limited
  • “What a breath of fresh air. An enlightening course using practical techniques to help delegates appreciate the power of coaching. Highly recommended for all staff from the front line to senior management.”

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    Jonty Olufsen
    Joint Managing Director, Phoenix Engineers
  • “This is essential for the soft skills element of the IOSH Blueprint competency framework.”

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    Lawrence Bamber
    Member of IOSH Council and Past President of IOSH, Risk Solutions International (UK)
  • “I attended the brilliant Coaching for safety course over the last 2 days with Michael Emery from Securus. This is a fantastic blend of coaching techniques and how they can support the leadership of safety and culture change. Thoroughly engaging, practical and highly recommended to all safety practitioners and those who have safety responsibilities.”

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    Simon Randall
    Head of Environment, Health & Safety, Stadco Limited
  •  “A very engaging and enjoyable course that I highly recommend to any safety professional but especially Mercenary, Monk and Missionary types. Get booked on the next course to avoid disappointment.”

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    Sean Carr
    Offshore HSE Adviser/Safety Coach, Aker Solutions