After 13 years as a plumber, Scott Middleton switched career paths and became a legionella team leader for a local authority before taking on his current role as health and safety specialist in NHS Grampian’s corporate health and safety team. He also represented the IOSH North East of Scotland branch at last year’s IOSH Future Leaders Conference.
A tragic experience close to home set Shahul Hameed on his path towards a health and safety career. Now, as a Chartered Member of IOSH, he is involved in some of Qatar’s highest-profile construction projects.
OSH professionals’ influence at board level has risen, helping organisations to meet a range of global challenges. But professionals must maintain the right skills to engage other parts of the business.
After completing her first degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Chloe switched her studies to an MSc in occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Although she was in the final stages of completing her dissertation, in 2018 Chloe managed to secure a 10-week internship at Rolls-Royce, which has since been extended to a graduate role. She is also part of IOSH’s Future Leaders Programme and attended IOSH’s first Future Leaders Conference in 2019.