Harry is an independent consultant with more than 28 years of experience in the field of workplace health and safety in various sectors, including but not limited to the manufacturing, construction, marine, logistics, hotels and restaurants, educational and public sectors. Presently, he is the associate health and safety management system auditor for Building & Construction Authority (BCA) and Certification International Singapore. In terms of training, he is the associate trainer for Singapore Polytechnic for both Graduate Certificate and Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health courses. He is also the associate trainer for both BCAAcademy and NTUC Learning Hub for Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety and Health course.
Harry started his health and safety career in the Factory Inspectorate Division of the Hong Kong Government Labour Department in 1980s. He worked in this Department for about 10 years, with duties including workplace inspections, accident investigation, accreditation and monitoring the quality and standard of various training courses, such as safety auditor training, gondola and crane operator training, and registration of safety officers. After migrating to Singapore, Harry worked as the General Manager of a safety consultancy firm, which is a fully-owned subsidiary of The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL). This firm offers workplace safety and health auditing, certification and training services for the industry. In the capacity of the General Manager, not only he managed the company’s operation, he also carried out more than a thousand independent health and safety management system audits over the 12-year service in the company. Moreover, he designed and delivered various types of health and safety training courses while working in this firm.
In terms of professional qualifications, Harry holds a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) under the Board of Certified Safety Professional (US) and a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner under the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH, UK). He is also a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers. In the auditing profession, Harry is a registered IRCA Principal OH&S Auditor, and an MOM Approved Workplace Safety and Health Auditor.