Instructor's Summary

Mr. Michael Hine

Mr. Michael Hine is a Senior HSE Consultant and an International Expert in Emergency Response with over 35 years of Onshore & Offshore experience within the Oil & Gas industries. His expertise widely covers in the areas of Crew Command, Incident Management, Incident Command System (ICS), Command Control, Fire Service Operation, Effective Leadership & Communication Skills, Dynamic Risk Assessments, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Fire Fighting, Fire & Security Systems, Fire Detection & Alarm Systems, Life Support Equipment, Respiratory Equipment, Breathing  Apparatus, Respiratory Protection Planning, Fire & Rescue Operations, Emergency Response & Management, Manual Handling, Advanced Command, Brigade Management, Fire Behaviour, Radiation & Dangerous Substances, Exercise Planning, Debriefing and Road Traffic Collision. Further, he is well-versed in Oil & Gas Tanks, Gas Separator, HSE Accident Investigation Procedures, Risk Identification, Pre-Emergency Plan, Job Task Safety Assessment, Auditing & Inspection, Fire Systems Installation & Structure, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Key Performance Indicators, Chemical Disposal Methods & Procedures, Safe Disposal of Hazardous Chemical Substances and Vehicle Maintenance. He is currently the Fire & Safety Business Consultant of Fire Direct wherein he is responsible in the inspection and assisting in the compliance of the fire regulations both for NFPA and British standards.


During his long career life, Mr. Hine hold key positions such as the Senior Consultant & Instructor, Senior Fire Training Specialist, Senior Fire Instructor & Team Leader, Station Commander, Area Manager, Business Manager, Fire Master, Crew Manager, Watch Manager, Internal Instructor & Assessor, SCBA Instructor, Road Traffic Collision Instructor, Ship & Port Fire Fighting Instructor, Chief Fire Officer, Deputy Chairman Project Manager, Lead Mutual Aid Officer, Station Officer, Fire Fighter and Junior Officer wherein he was able to provide his services to numerous fire stations and organizations such as Welsh Assembly Government, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services, Fire Service College, Hydra Minerva System, Asset Co., ZADCO, ADCO, South Wales Fire & Rescue Services and Gwenth Fire Service just to name a few.


Mr. Hine is a Qualified NVQ Level 3 Assessor, a Certified Train-the-Trainer, a Certified Breathing Apparatus Instructor by the Fire Service College (UK), a Manual Handling Assessor & Trainer by ROSPA and a Ship & Port Fire-Fighting Instructor, Fire Behaviour Instructor and Vertical Training Instructor. Moreover, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer and a member of ADCO Safety Engineering Rescue Committee (SERC), Fire Vehicle Specification & Purchase Committee, Corporate Fire Audit Team, Corporate Fire Investigation Team, ADCO Contractor Evaluation Committee and Corporate Recruitment Member. He has further delivered numerous trainings, courses and workshops worldwide.