Sian Betts

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      • Vinters Business Park, New Cut Road,
      • Maidstone
      • Kent
      • ME14 5NZ
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Sian Betts

Health & Safety

Sian is an experienced Health and Safety Professional with a proven track record of success in the public and private market sectors.

Previously Sian worked in the care sector having hands on and management experience, progressing to a lecturer in a further education college. Sian is able to train on specialized subjects such as Communication Skills including people with non-verbal needs; Adult Protection level 1- awareness and level 2- supervisor responsibilities; Conflict Management for people who work with the public and dealing with challenging behaviours from vulnerable individuals who may lack capacity; The Mental Capacity Act 2007 (level 1 awareness, level 2 for managers and level 3 the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2007).

When away from work, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy anything Star Wars related; fortunately my dog (a saluki named Vixen) also shares in my enthusiasm. Alternatively, depending on the weather, I like a bit of under-water hang-gliding or snow-flake juggling.

What is your favourite book or movie?

Movies:

'Get A Job', directed by Dylan Kidd in 2016.

'Workaholics', directed by Sharon von Wietersheim in 2011.

'Workers, Peasants', directed by Jean-Marie Straub in 2001.

'Not Safe For Work', directed by Joe Johnston in 2014.

'How To Kill Your Boss', directed by James Brooks in 2010.

Books:

'The Dinosaur' novel written by Augusto Monterroso in 1959, which is eight words long.

The 'Mahabharata' poem written in the 8th Century, although I’ve only got to 554 of its 200 thousand verses.

Describe an interesting fact about yourself?

I can play the bagpipes (won bagpiper of the year when I was at school aged 10).

When you were a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

A bit older than I was then but younger than I am now.