Bill Bates worked for 20 years in the electricity utility, Manweb, followed by 20 years as a Principal Electrical Inspector at the Health and Safety Executive. He was also a contributor to the IET Code of Practice for Electrical Safety Management and has practical experience applying the Code with clients.
Bill Tubey worked for Manweb which was acquired by Scottish Power in 1996. His operational engineering background in the electricity industry and extensive experience of the leadership and effective management of large multi-disciplined teams makes him ideally suited to share his knowledge on electrical safety management.
Michael Appleby is a partner with Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP Solicitors. Michael specialises in defending directors, senior individuals and companies facing investigation or prosecution for health and safety offences or manslaughter arising from work related incidents.
This includes representing clients at inquests, in appeals against prohibition and improvement notices and challenging notifications under Health and Safety Executive’s Fee for Intervention scheme. He has also acted in investigations by the Environmental Agency and Fire and Rescue Authorities.
Mike acts for clients in the rail and bus sectors, construction, ports, manufacturing, facilities management sector, waste industry and the lift industry.