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Robert Skinner

Established in 1991

Derwent Safety Centre Ltd is a health and safety consultancy in Derby. Initially established in 1991 as DSC & Associates, the company specialises in the construction industry and its associated trades, including mechanical and electrical engineering services.

Whether you are an independent trade contractor, a contracts manager or a Director in a large company with multiple sites across the UK, Derwent Safety Centre will be able to provide you with practical health and safety advice and sensible solutions.


By providing a range of health and safety packages, Derwent Safety Centre will help you and your company create suitable health and safety documentation, processes, plans, policies and procedures.

For more bespoke requirements, a tailored package can be provided. This is achieved by identifying the needs of your whole organisation and advising you on practical solutions that will comply with the law, keep your teams safe and furthermore be easily adopted by your employees. Internal ‘buy-in’ across an organisation is one of the most important objectives to achieve, as it will save your business time, money and ultimately lives.


To provide a professional bespoke service to companies wishing to implement clear and practical health and safety systems.

Why choose Derwent Safety Centre

In a nutshell, because it’s Director Robert Skinner CMIOSH has a breadth of knowledge and experience having worked in the construction industry for decades, which means there are very few situations or problems he hasn’t already experienced, provided advice upon or found a suitable solution. Quite simply, if you’re looking for an honest health and safety consultant you can rely on, you looking in the right place.

Robert’s personal goal is to provide sensible risk based advice and training fitting the Client’s needs. He is and has been a registered Consultant with the national Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) since its inception.

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The positions and memberships shown below have also provided him with incredible insight and outstanding knowledge of health and safety requirements and procedures:

  • Past member of the FSB Health and Safety Policy Committee;
  • Chartered member of IOSH and past Chairman of IOSH Consultancy Group;
  • Member of the British Occupational Hygiene Society; and
  • Current member and past Chairman of the Midlands Construction Safety Association.

Giving Back

Due to its commitment to improving the health and safety of personnel the company also believes in helping those whose lives have been injured whilst working in the Construction Industry.

Derwent Safety Centre is a keen supporter of the Nottingham Branch of the Lighthouse Club, the national construction industry charity, which raises funds through events to support people working in the industry and the dependents of people who have died following an accident.

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