David Milligan – Grad IOSH

David Milligan – Grad IOSH

Dave is a Principal Health and Safety Adviser within 1st Option Safety Group, and is based in our Birmingham office. A Mechanical Engineer by trade, Dave started his Broadcasting career at the BBC in Birmingham, working as a Mechanical Technician. He moved into the Safety department in 1990, providing support and advice to the many diverse productions in the Midlands and East.

As his career progressed he became responsible for supporting BBC Resources Divisions in Bristol, Manchester, Milton Keynes and the Midlands. Dave has wide experience in providing Safety advice to Production Broadcasting activities including Drama, News, Sport, Factual, Children’s, Radio and Entertainment, in addition to the technical facilities that support the industry.

Dave also represented the BBC on the Joint Industry Stunt Committee for several years. Before leaving the BBC Dave was the Safety Manager for the newly formed BBC North Division in Salford, and the 2012 Olympics.