Who We Are | Health and Safety Consultants

We have a proven track record in the Construction industry, having worked with some of the biggest Contractors and Developers on some of the most significant projects in the Country, recognised by winning the Association for Project Safety Principal Designer of the Year Award in 2018.

Our team also operates in the Occupational Safety industry, providing advice across various sectors including manufacturing, production, retail, leisure, and many more.

Safety For Design Ltd appreciate that an important aspect of compliance is ensuring that there is an auditable trial. However, we firmly believe that health & safety is only successful when applied with pragmatism, all of our systems and documents are created to provide tangible benefits to the Client.



Our purpose is to build strong Client relationships by delivering quality services, with a holistic approach, to health and safety in design and construction.

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Core Values


We demonstrate intuitive and proactive understanding, share expertise and apply a coordinated, imaginative and clear methodology to every situation.


We bring tangible benefits by developing relationships with our Clients, providing an influential presence as an integral part of the team.


We offer a solution that is modern and mindful of impending changes within the industry. We passionately strive to improve meticulous delivery.


Our work is worthy of imitation, offering a reliable and trustworthy model committed to client success. As a team we present pragmatic, diverse and innovative ideas.

David Mann

H&S and CDM Advisor

Pauline Hayward

Office Administrator

Liz Dyche

Director / HR Co-ordinator

John Rutter


Mark Dyche

Managing Director

Patrick Collins

PD & CDM Advisor

Matt Mckeown

PD & CDM Manager

Craig Douglas

Senior Principal Designer & CDM Advisor

Lisa Gorski

H&S and CDM Manager

Brad Taylor

PD & CDM Manager

Sharon Leach

H&S and CDM Advisor

Allison Mair

Associate Director

Jim Evans

Mental Health & Stress Trainer

We have used Safety for Design for all our site audits over the past 5 years and they have also carried out the Principal Designer role on numerous projects for us, as well as providing advice and support to ensure we are fully complying with the CDM Regulations 2015 on all our sites throughout the UK they also provide us with assistance to ensure all our documentation complies with current legislation and general advice to assist us in adequately managing the risks within our business

Scott Wilson - Director, IBO Construction

North Staffs Pipe have been pleased to be associated with Safety For Design for many years. Their support and professional guidance has been invaluable to the business. We would recommend to any company looking for support to get them on board. We look forward to continued association in the future.

Katie Parrish - Director, North Staffs Pipe Services Limited

Safety for Design have provided clear and pragmatic guidance to our client, design team and contractors. They have guided us through the CDM 2015 Regulations to ensure our projects achieve the best possible practice compliance.

Ryan Riches - Director, Artal

Over the past 4 and a half years, SFD have provided myself and my colleagues with an invaluable source of health and safety expertise and guidance. They have provided both the function of CDM consultants and principle designer, ensuring our team upholds the same level of safety conscientiousness, as within their own team. They are refreshing to work with, providing on tap support.

Webber Forbes - Site Transition Project Manager, Thales Group

Safety for Design have been worked closely with St Modwen for the past 10 years and have been instrumental in helping bring health & safety matters to the forefront of our agenda. Their competence, dedication, input and guidance has helped forge new initiatives and systems that ensure all Duty Holder obligations under the CDM 2015 Regulations are met

Richard Carter - Senior Director Construction, St Modwen Industrial & Logistics

“The Inglis Consortium LLP have worked with SFD from 2014 and they have become an integral part of the team delivering the infrastructure for 2240 residential units at Millbrook Park, Mill Hill. Their knowledge, commitment and pragmatism have led to a very safe multi developer site.”

Keith Hurford - Director, Millbrook Park

Please have a look through some of our projects on our What We've Done page. If you require any further information or advice please call and speak to one of our team on 01948 871 373