Instructor's Summary

Mr. John du Plessis

Mr. John du Plessis (UK) is a Senior Health & Safety Consultant with over 30 years of practical experience within the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industries. His expertise includes Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Risk Management, Health & Safety Management, Lost Control Management, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), HAZOP, HAZMAT, HAZWOPER, Conflict Management, Security Auditing, Process Safety Management (PSM), Behavioural Based Safety (BBS), Accident & Incident Investigation, Prevention, Emergency Planning & Response, Fire Safety, Fire Prevention Procedures & Fire Fighting. He is also a well-versed in riot control, property damage, industrial; intelligence, crime investigation, emergency planning, disaster management, OHASA 18001, ISO 9002, ISO 14001 and ISO 31000.  


Presently, Mr. Du Plessis is the Senior Risk Assessment Consultant of INCL Nil where he is greatly involved in the development and implementation of risk assessment and incident and accident investigation techniques.  Prior to this, he has acquired his thorough experience with various international companies holding key positions such as Risk Assessment Consultant, Lost Prevention Manager, Farm Manager, Health & Safety Consultant, Senior Risk Analyst, Training Manager, Assistant Training Manager, Guest Lecturer, Junior Lecturer, Station Commander, Sergeant and Fireman.


Mr. Du Plessis has a Diploma in Law Matric from SA Police College and Security Management from Salutis College in South Africa. Furthermore, he has acquired numerous Certificates such as Loss Control Management Professional from the International Loss Control Institute, Mine Safety & Lost Control Management, Advanced Fire Fighting Professional from Fire Protection Association of South Africa, CRI Based Training Professional and Assertiveness Training Professional from the Integrated Management South Africa