Stephen C. Thorpe

Stephen C. Thorpe

From January 2015 he has been a practicing Health and Safety Consultant specialising in slips, trips and falls, falls from vehicles and stair falls.  Before then he has 28 years’ experience working for the Health and Safety Laboratory (an agency of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)) including 16 years’ experience working on slips trips and falls and stair falls. He has extensive experience of laboratory and site-based work, including forensic investigations and expert witness work. He represented HSE on several British and European Standards Committees.

He has worked in a wide range of sectors including, manufacturing, retail, education, healthcare, food production and processing, catering, leisure, transport and design.

He is the current Chair of the UK Slip Resistance Group and a member of the International Ergonomics Association Technical Committee with the lead for Europe on slips trips and falls.