Heather Beach is the founder and Managing Director of The Healthy Work Company. She has been running businesses in the health and safety community for over 20 years.
Having started in information services running the first available health and safety service from HSE on CD-ROM at SilverPlatter - she moved to Barbour and then to Safety & Health Expo, SHP, and IOSH conference.
Heather is a specialist in organisational cultural change. A qualified coach, she and her partners and associates are committed to transforming the way in which the health and safety profession is viewed by the general public.
The founder of Women in Health and Safety and the Barbour webinar series which attracts over 3000 attendees a month - Heather continues to run both of these in partnership with UBM. She also writes for SHP.
Lauren has worked in occupational health, safety and wellbeing for 12 years, originally in construction, moving to UBM for Barbour-EHS in 2008 as an editor and content developer. Lauren wrote and created technical guidance, toolbox talks and information for both employees and directors on all areas safety, and physical and mental health and wellbeing at work.
In 2011 as well as continuing to work of UBM, lauren worked on Network Rail’s Life Saving Rules campaign, in addition to writing training scripts for iHasco, and writing news and features for Health and Safety Tips and Advice.
Lauren moved into the role of Deputy Editor and then Editor of SHPOnline, ensuring all of the most important OSH and wellbeing information was available for health and safety professionals, directors, managers and employees across numerous industries.
As part of The Healthy Work Company Lauren passionately trains small and larger groups, of all levels, in safety, health, and wellbeing at work – with a particular interest in working with people to make changes to their own mental wellbeing and that of their team’s wellbeing. From 2018 she will be teaching Mental Health First Aid at Work.
Bruce Jenner, Director of Loch Health, has over 30 years’ experience managing both physical and mental health in the army and NHS A&Es. His time spent on the front lines of combat zones and emergency care taught him the importance of proactive health and wellness management in avoiding and minimising health risks.
He now brings this experience to The Healthy Work Company through innovative mental health and suicide awareness training and providing onsite pop-up wellness kiosks for employee health checks. Bruce is also an HR Medical Specialist, and helps both organisations and employees with managing absence and the return to work process.
Natasha started working for Barbour Index in 1996, firstly in telesales then moving on to an area account manager role selling health and safety information systems in London and the South West. In 2000 Natasha changed roles to work in-house as the Sales Support Manager for the health and safety and construction division where, at that time, Heather Beach was director of the health and safety division. With a team of six, Natasha supported 24 account managers out in the field as well as both divisional directors.
In 2007 Natasha moved to Portugal with her young family where she successfully launched and ran a new restaurant in the Algarve region of Portugal.
In March 2017 Natasha returned to work once again with Heather Beach as the customer services/accounts manager for The Healthy Work Company.
The Healthy Work Company works with best-in-class trainers and training providers. The business is also working closely with Acre Frameworks - the only provider of specialist psychometric testing for health and safety professionals in the UK.