I have to agree with the above comment and the initial article. I have stated for sometime that unless you gave industry expertise or a specialism to demonstrate application of health and safety knowledge then you cannot add much to the debate. To some extent the last section of MHSWR Reg 7 states this...
Recently a consult at came into my place of work as my replacement - he seemed set on applying knowledge from elsewhere into our industry and getting hands on industry bespoke information, possibly to inform fellow consultants.
Training your own has to be the answer and Reg 7 doesn't say you must have cmiosh people carrying out functions such as monitoring..supervising etc.
My belief is the profession needs to change... In the knowledge economy silo based consultants and not the answers as a good H&S manager should have the shill set to manage operational aspects of the business?