Peter Rimmer is a photojournalist and communications specialist in safety and health at work, documentary and travel.
He was Director of Information with the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for 16 years to the end of 2003, with responsibility for media, publishing, publicity and a wide range range of information services including the HSE website, HSE Infoline and HSE Books.
Peter was Campaign Manager for Safe start in 2006 and Lighten the load in 2007, working half-time for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) in Bilbao, Spain.
He moderated workshops for EU-OSHA in Brussels on Psychosocial Risks, Violence and Harassment, and Dangerous Substances, and moderated the NEW OSH ERA Forum. He has run 'successful campaign' workshops for EU-OSHA in Bilbao.
He chairs the juries of the International Film Festival of the ISSA/ILO World Congress and the EU-OSHA photo competition, and is a member of the jury of DOK-Leipzig, the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.
Peter is an Assessor for the Corporate Health Standard, the quality mark for workplace health in Wales, a member of the MEPMIS Project Board on drugs and alcohol in the workplace and project manager of the Napo Consortium, which produces animated films on health and safety at work.
Consultancy assignments for public and private sector companies include project management, communications audits, workshop facilitation, writing and editing.