Who is Concept Safety Systems CC?

CSS was registered and commenced trading in 1991. The company has provided an occupational health and safety support service to a wide variety of clients in the construction, engineering, food, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. These services are client specific and vary in nature.

The partners have over 50 years combined experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety, serving terms on numerous government councils and professional committees. By nomination onto the various councils the members have contributed directly to the development of Health and Safety legislation and standards in South Africa;

Concept Safety Systems cc has contributed to numerous companies achieving many occupational health and safety milestones by empowering management and employees to participate and contribute to the development of their health and safety programme.

Our Members

<strong>Doug Michell</strong>
Doug MichellO.H.S
Doug Michell has 30 years’ experience in Occupational Health and Safety. Served on the Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety (ACOSH) to the Minister of Labour and the technical committee for the Construction regulations. Serves as a council member on the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) and the South African Council for Project and Construction Managers Professions (SACPCMP). Played a leading role in the development of registration criteria for Construction Health and Safety practitioners and the development of an NQF level 3 learnership for Construction Health and Safety Officers.
<strong>Karen Michell</strong>
Karen Michell O.H.N
Karen Michell has 20 years’ experience and holds an MSc (Nursing). A registered Occupational Health Nurse and an honorary member of the South African Society of Occupational Health Nurses where she served two terms as president. An inducted Fellow to the Academy of Nursing South Africa, she has been actively involved in quality research for audiometry, spirometry and record keeping in the occupational setting. She provides expert input into the Health requirements specified by the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Karen has been successful in developing an Advanced Diploma for Occupational Health Nursing which was approved by the South African Nursing Council.
<strong>Ashleigh Feeny </strong>
Ashleigh Feeny Office Manager
Ashleigh Feeny has 10 years’ experience working in administration, Construction Health and Safety, prior to which she worked in the Airline Industry, for 15 years. She graduated from University of Rhode Island, USA with a BA in Political Science, French and added Industrial Psychology through UNISA.
<strong>GARETH MICHELL</strong>
Gareth Michell is a qualified plumber by trade. Joined the company in August 2016 and has worked under our mentorship. He has completed numerous health and safety short courses and a 10 week OHS management course through UCT.

Additionally, he is a level three first aider and a trained Fall Protection Planner.

The Company Continued

Our Mission

  • To introduce all employees to OHS legislation and gain understanding of the requirements
  • To acquire understanding of the value of compliance

Our Commitment

Concept Safety Systems cc is committed to the reduction of occupational injuries and illnesses in the South African workforce and to the reduction of loss producing incidents. We strive to offer our clients “peace of mind” by providing them with a professional support service which will ensure not only legal compliance, but that the highest level of Health and Safety performance becomes a value and not just a priority.