Disciplinary Committee hearing on 12 March 2014

Doug Harris, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland .

The Disciplinary Committee found one allegation of misconduct proven against Mr Harris. The misconduct was sending out certificates falsely purporting to be authentic IOSH certificates for completing a training course. Mr Harris attended the hearing. He admitted the allegation and admitted his conduct was dishonest. He identified what he submitted were mitigating factors. The Disciplinary Committee determined that the only proportionate penalty was expulsion from membership of IOSH. It further ordered Mr Harris to contribute £250 to the costs incurred by IOSH in the conduct of the hearing.