Jess Richards - Napthens Health and Safety

Jess Richards

Role: Health and Safety Consultant
Dept: Health and Safety
Location: Preston
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Jess is a consultant with Napthens Health and Safety team.  She assists and helps to develop organisations on their health and safety journey which includes production and review of company health and safety policies, risk assessments, safe systems of work, training plans, accident and incident investigations and site inspections and audits.


Having worked for a multi-discipline construction company previously, Jess has worked on schemes of up to £15m and has a particular passion for occupational health.  She is also experienced in organising and implementing training plans.


Jess joined Napthens Health and Safety in 2021, choosing the business because of its values and the focus on providing excellent service delivery to clients.  Jess attended Leeds Beckett University and graduated in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management.

Memberships and Awards

Jess is Grad IOSH Member; holds a NEBOSH National General Certificate; and holds a NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate

More about Jess Richards

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Friendly. Conscientious.  Thoughtful

How do you like to relax out of work?

Lounging on the sofa with my 2 dogs

What is your proudest achievement?

Completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

What would be your ideal alternative career?