Instructor's Summary

Mr. Robert Houghton

Mr. Robert Houghton is an International Expert in Health & Safety with over 40 years of practical industrial experience within the Utilities, Refinery, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas industries. His expertise lies extensively in the areas of NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH International Certificate in Technical Oil & Gas Operational Safety, NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Hazard Identification, Consequence & Frequency Analysis, Incident Investigation & Management, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Awareness, Emergency Response & Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Working at Heights, Confined Space, Gas Testing, Breathing Apparatus, Permit to Work, Hot Work Permits, Task Analysis, Safety Management, Safe Working Practices, Safe Systems of Work, Safety Equipment, KPI, Isolation (Lockout-Tag Out), Escape Strategies, Toxic Substances, Chemical Spillage, LNG Spill Control, Mechanical & Chemical Handling, Hazard Identification, First Aid, Fire Fighting, Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Suppression, Toolbox Talks, OHSAS 18001:2007, IOSH, COSH and CDM Regulations. Further, he is also well-versed in civil resilience response, project management, auditing & report writing, strategic problem solving, performance evaluation and internal audits.


During his career life, Mr. Houghton has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedications as the Health & Safety Consultant, Specialist Trainer, HSE Professional & Specialist Trainer, Senior Fire Fighting Instructor, Crew Manager, Fire Fighter and Station Officer from various international companies such as the RBH Ltd, Weatherford Drilling International, Petrofac and Durham and Darlington Fire & Rescue Services.