Health & Safety



KBAT Trainers - Health & Safety

Jason YAP

Jason YAP

LEAD Trainer / Consultant

Jason Yap is a Safety and Health Practitioner with more than 25 years’ experience in the practice and management of safety, health and environment in construction, ship building and repair, and manufacturing industries in the private and public sectors. He is an MOM approved WSH Auditor, Risk Management Consultant and MOM trainer under the Approved Training Provider scheme, Workplace Safety and Health Officer, Environment Control Officer, Fire Safety Manager and Confined Space Assessor.

As a MOM trainer, Jason has conducted numerous training classes for bizSAFE level 1, 2 and 4 training, Safety Committee Training, Basic Industrial Safety and Health for Supervisors, Building Construction Safety Supervisors Training, Construction Safety Orientation Course and SOC (Metalworking) for workers; designing and conducting customised WSH training for in-house courses targeted at workers, supervisory and management level. He is also an approved tutor for NEBOSH HSW, IGC and ICC.

As an independent Accident Investigator he has appeared as an expert witness for civil court cases in workplace accident claims. Jason brings a wealth of knowledge and local experience to the team.

Sunny Lim

Sunny Lim

Head of Access Training

Sunny is an IRATA Assessor/ Trainer and certified ACTA instructor this ensures local courses that are conducted and developed within KBA are carried out according to the requirements set out in the guidelines.

Sunny has a wealth of 12 years of experience in the onshore/ offshore oil and gas industry, mainly in structural construction and integrity sector. He manages the daily operations of the Rope Access, ‘Work at height’ related training and course development.

Keith Walters CFIOSH

Keith Walters CFIOSH

Associate Trainer
Oil & Gas

A Registered Safety Practitioner, and a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, with more than 30 years experience of operational, environmental and safety matters within the petrochemical industry, and who displays a high degree of initiative. A history of development and implementation of safety related projects which contributed to the high level of personal safety performance associated with a global Petrochemical Company.

Personally trained to a high level in the field of "operational" safety (NEBOSH Diploma.), combined with Occupational Hygiene qualifications. (6 BEBOH Preliminary certificates.). A qualified Lead Assessor of Quality Assurance Management Systems (BS 5750). Instrumental in the implementation of behavioural safety training programmes in former Company. Now  working as a freelance Health and Safety trainer/consultant, with a proven track record in the field of health and safety training course development and delivery.  Extensive experience in the delivery of NEBOSH and IOSH courses

Currently delivering the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety, NEBOSH HSE in the Process Industries and IGC, he also acts as a NEBOSH Examiner for the International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Certificate. Has carried out a number of health and safety management system reviews, and undertaken a series of health risk assessments, for a major Petrochemical Company. An articulate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, who is comfortable when dealing with personnel at  all levels of an organisation.

Joe Eades

Joe Eades

Associate Trainer
Oil & Gas

Joe is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), he brings over 18 years international experience in various roles across Europe and Asia. He currently holds the post of Vice Chairman of the IChemE in Singapore and is a council member of the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), Deputy Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Technical Committee and also chairs the Process Safety Sub-Committee.

He graduated from Loughborough University with a Masters in Chemical Engineering and a Diploma in Industrial Studies. He then worked for a number of years in Engineering, Construction, Commissioning and Operations in locations such as China, Holland, Spain, Switzerland, Singapore and the UK as well as being a client representative managing the primary and sub-contractors through design, construction, commissioning and into production for large projects.

Joe has chaired many HAZOP’s and SIL assessments for many of the Multi National Companies. He was also the lead process engineer on a NCE (New Chemical Entity) project in Singapore that had 6 chemical weapon precursor materials in the process.  Joe has also designed a contained multi phase relief system using the DIERS methodology that was handling pyrophoric material for a project that won the international 2001 IChemE Safety award. 

Joe is also an adjunct lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (dept. now ranked 7th globally). Joe also sits on Industry Advisory Panels for both the School of Chemical and Life Sciences at Singapore Polytechnic and Taylors University in Malaysia.

Joe is an ACTA certified trainer and runs various Process Safety and related training across Australasia. He is also an approved tutor for NEBOSH HSW, HSEP and IOG.

Trevor John

Trevor John

Associate Trainer
NEBOSH

Trevor is a UK Fire Service Manager with 20 years operational frontline experience in the UK.  Trevor has worked as a trainer for one of the UK’s largest live fire training centres for 4 years, assisting in the training of fire fighting recruits, commercial and industrial fire fighters to the very highest standard in addition to providing community fire service information and risk based initiatives.

Trevor is a qualified in building design, with knowledge of building construction. He is a FPOS First Aid Instructor, Breathing Apparatus Instructor and UK NVQ Assessor for Fire Trainees, holding a Level 4 safety qualification, IOSH Managing Safely, Institute of leadership and Management certificate, and many other fire service related qualifications.

Trevor is a knowledgeable Fire fighter with experience in all operational duties, necessary to save life and reduce property damage.  He is an experience trainer including community fire safety, fire safety courses and fire fighting techniques including extinguishing and preventing fires, RTC extradition methods, water and emergency rescue, safe working at Height rescue.  As such he is able to bring this knowledge to our students via case studies and practical application in addition to assisting candidates to achieve CIEH or NEBOSH qualifications; he is an approved tutor for NEBOSH Fire Certificate (IFC).

Paul Bradbury

Paul Bradbury

Associate Trainer
NEBOSH, IOSH

Paul has been a practising occupational health and safety professional since 1992 and is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner with IOSH, a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and a Registered Consultant on the Occupantional Safety and Health Consultants Register administered by the UK HSE. He has experience in working in multi - site retail (food and non-food), manufacturing, heavy engineering (shipbuilding, military vehicles, aircraft, trains), construction, agriculture, waste, quarry and railway industry environments and can use this knowledge to provide proactive, practical assistance to a wide variety of industry sectors.

Professional qualifications include a BSc (Hons) Applied Biological Sciences, NEBOSH Diploma, Certificate in Safety Programme Auditing, Environmental Management Certificate, Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate (SMSTS) and an NVQ A1 Assessors Certificate.

Paul is also an examiner for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). Paul has vast experience in delivering NEBOSH, IOSH and CIEH courses as well as bespoke inhouse courses. He is an approved trainer for NEBOSH MHW, HSW, ICC, IGC.

Keith Rhodes

Keith Rhodes

Associate Trainer
NEBOSH, IOSH

Keith joins KBAT with 37 years’ training experience including Environmental and Occupational Safety & Health.  He is a fully qualified and experienced UK Environmental Health Officer specialising in Occupational Safety & Health across a wide range of environments.

Starting his career as a member of Fleet Health & Safety Inspection Team (British Royal Navy) he has worked as an Enforcement Officer and is the Ex-Head of Health & Safety and Industrial First Aid Faculty at a leading UK educational establishment in addition to being a tutor at a well-known UK University and Radiation specialist.

Having achieved his Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health, Higher Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health, Masters Degree in Business Administration [Distinction in Strategic Management] and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies, Keith has became an independent Health & Safety Consultant working in a wide variety of environments including training and examinations for NEBOSH and IOSH.

Keith is a BSI - Lead Assessor ISO9001 and an Assessor for European Quality Award [EFQM]. He is also an approved tutor for NEBOSH MHW, HSW, ICC, IGC as well as IOSH Managing Safely, Incident Investigation, Behavourial Safety for Managers, Leading Safely and Working Safely.

Richard Parker

Richard Parker

Associate Trainer
NEBOSH, IOSH

Richard began his working life as an apprentice carpenter and joiner and has worked in construction, served in the British army and worked as a teacher in Further Education before becoming a full time health and safety practitioner in 2004.

He holds the NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma in Health and Safety and the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management and is also a qualified and experienced health and safety management systems lead auditor. He has a Diploma in Management Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education. He is a Graduate member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and is currently working towards achieving his Chartered status. Richard is also a full member of the Education and Training Foundation.

Since becoming a full time health and safety practitioner, Richard has worked for local government, provided health and safety services for the construction, engineering, retail, services, education and catering industries and has worked as a full time health and safety manager for the construction of a bio-mass power station.

His passion is training and development and he constantly strives to ensure that the training he delivers is not only relevant but interesting. Richard believes that his ‘muddy boots’ experiences in the construction industry, the self-discipline that he learnt in the military and his more recent experiences as a health and safety practitioner places him in the ideal position to provide practical health, safety advice training.

He is an approved tutor for NEBOSH HSW, IGC as well as IOSH MS, BSM, WS and Confined Space.

Derek Pudney

Derek Pudney

Associate Trainer
NEBOSH, IOSH

Derek began his working life serving in the British Army, Royal Engineers. After serving his military service, Derek moved into the construction industry and worked his way up to Senior Site Manager before moving into training in 2007.

He holds the Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Level 3 & 4 City and Guilds Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Tutor for Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), Derek is also a qualified and experienced construction vocational qualification assessor. He is a Graduate member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and is currently working towards achieving his Chartered status. A member of the Chartered Institute of Building and a chartered construction manager. He is an approved tutor for NEBOSH ICC as well as IOSH MS, BSM, CS, WS.

Since becoming a full time health and safety practitioner and trainer, Derek has worked for various national and international providers delivering health and safety training within many sectors, such as construction, engineering, retail, services, network rail, oil and gas.

Derek believes that his ‘hands-on’ experiences in the construction industry, has allowed him to develop the necessary level of competence to provide a well-balanced informative training course, with a level of interaction that suits all delegates.

Derek’s main hobbies include rugby, golf and ballroom/sequence dancing.

John Conaghan

John Conaghan

Associate Trainer

John began his career as a time-served Electrician. Returning to university and graduating as a Marine Engineer. Working through the ranks to become Chief Engineer. John’s passion for Health and Safety found him returning once again to study, completing multiple NEBOSH certificates and recently completing a Diploma of Management, via the Maritime Training Academy / University of Portsmouth, heavily focusing on Safety and Security Management, Emergency Preparation and Response.

Amassing more than 30 years’ of experience (across Europe, the Americas and Australasia) in Operational and Managerial Environment, Health and Safety, John specialises in the Fire, Safety & Rescue, Electrical, Construction (Civil and Shipbuilding), Mining, Oil & Gas and Maritime Industries (both onshore & offshore).

As Chief Engineer, on new build vessels, John’s role was responsible for developing and implementing vessel Health, Safety and Environment Protection Policies and Safety Management Systems. Providing training to key crew in Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Control and Mitigation Measures. Including Electrical Safety Awareness and High Voltage Training / Safe Systems of Work / Permit to Work / Job Safety Analysis / Confined Space Entry / Working Aloft / Lock Out - Tag Out Systems, and Safety inductions for new crew and contractors.

On the practical side, having served as a Firefighter, First Responder and as part of the Mine Rescue Team, during his apprenticeship, he was involved in multiple Fire emergencies, and Search and Rescue operations. As Chief Engineer in operational charge of all emergency situations onboard, his role was responsible for developing and conducting emergency drills and instructing crew on procedures for saving life, property and the environment at sea.

John is now working as a freelance Health and Safety trainer/consultant, currently delivering NEBOSH IFC, IGC, ICC, IOG, HSW and EAW courses. He instructs, coaches and mentors students with great empathy, having achieved multiple NEBOSH certificates.

He is a Technical member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and is currently working towards achieving Graduate status. 

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