Alison Thomson

Alison Thomson, Tech IOSH

Communications and Web Co-ordinator 

Alison Thomson


  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • IOSH Technical Member
  • Active member of National Back Exchange

Career - Previous and Current Positions

  • I created and run The Safety Elf – a health, safety and wellbeing consultancy
  • I have worked with a wide range of businesses employing from 3 individuals to 35,000 in a wide range of environments from care homes to engineering
  • Developed and implemented a wide range of learning solutions, with an emphasis on interactive learning
  • Posture and ergonomics are a particular passion and area of expertise

IOSH activities

  • I highly value my membership of IOSH, both on a national and local level, so I offered to bring my range of business skills and genuine passion for health and safety to support the work of the Branch Committee
  • I hold the Communications Committee role, working hard to promote what we do to a wide audience, and am delighted to have been part of the team that successfully re-launched from a District to a Branch


I love horses, and am never happier in my spare time than when covered in mud and horse hair!