Mrs Michelle Hingston-Wood

Mrs Michelle Hingston-Wood

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager

Health, Safety and Wellbeing - Organisational Resilience (Human Resources)



Previously worked in Local Government (1987-2016). Mostly in Planning and Building Control as a Team Leader, where I gained my interest in Health and Safety. Following that I worked as Senior Administrator for Plymouth City Council's NVQ Centre and then moved into Health, Safety and Wellbeing. Working for such a large organisation provided me with a huge range of health and safety matters, covering a variety of different areas; Fleet and garage, street cleaning, waste collection, schools and academies, Catering, Events, Museum and library, Farming and agricultural, COSHH, stress and resilience, social care and promoting Wellbeing in the workplace.

Wellbeing in the workplace
Stress and Resilience
Auditing safety management systems
Accident investigation 
Development and implementation of policies and safety performance standards
Risk assessments 
Workplace assessments
Training managers and staff on all different aspects of health, safety and wellbeing

Previous roles
Health Safety and Wellbeing Techinician
Team Leader - Building Control Administration Team
Senior Administration - NVQ Centre
Administration officer
Planning Receptionist


NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma, Occupational Health and Safety 
iAS Certificate in Safety Programme Auditing
NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate, Occupational Health and Safety
City & Guilds NVQ Level 4 in Business and Administration
OCR Level 3 Certificate in Text processing (RSA)

Additional Courses
Wellbeing Charter Assessor trained

Health Champion  
Mental Health FA Lite
Alcohol & Substance Misuse

Smokefree Community Advisor training
Dementia Awareness

Conflict Resolution and Breakaway 
Learning Disability awareness
Blood Bourne Viruses
Developing your training skills

Professional membership