... is the author of six booksand over 40 journal articles and conference papers on safety and risk management. He is also a writer for Treasure Trails. Stephen is an accomplished public speaker, and has spoken around the world at seminars and conferences, as well as entertaining guests on cruise ships. Away from work, he is a Master Scuba Diver, and probably has the largest collection of astronaut and F1 driver autographs in the world.

Stephen is a successful businessman and entrepreneur, founded consulting group CRS in 1999, and as its MD, grew it from 3 to 34 consultants prior to selling it to HIBL in 2014. His new business is the AllSafe Group Limited.

Stephen has more than 30 years' experience from consulting and teaching assignments in >60 countries on six continents, and is one of the few HSE practitioners in the world with an MBA (and his was awarded 'with Distinction'). He is a Chartered Fellow of IOSH (CFIOSH), a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), and presently completing his Ph.D. at Middlesex University London.

He was a RoSPA Safety Practitioner of the Year in 1995. He was awarded the IOSH 'President's Distinguished Service Certificate' in 2010, and the PetroSkills 'Top of Class' award in 2014.


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The world's best-selling book on HSEQ management system auditing


Internal auditing is an essential part of governing any organization. Increasingly, health and safety, environment and quality are being audited by the same professionals to company's and external standards such as ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environment and ISO 45001 for health and safety. Now in its third edition, this book delivers a powerful and proven approach to auditing these critical risk exposures aligned to ISO 19011.


A best-seller since its first edition in 2007, the book provides a step-by-step guide to technical and operational integrity audits which has become invaluable for senior management and auditors alike. In its 406 pages, the book:


  • Shows practitioners and students how to carry out internal audits to the key international HSEQ standards
  • Contains 50 case studies and 90 ' A-Factors' for critical success, and superb new illustrations
  • Includes documents, forms and practical tips to make learning easier.


Along with its companion website, this new edition covers each of the aspects that need to be taken into account for a successful risk-based audit, and is an important resource for auditors, managers, HSEQ professionals, and others with interest in governance, assurance and organizational improvement.


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Stephen Asbury


Speaking Tour


  • 10 January - IOSH London Metropolitan branch
  • 16-20 April - University of Nuuk, Greenland
  • 14 June - IOSH National Safety and Health Conference, Nottingham
  • 29 July to 2 August - Saudi Aramco UPDC, Dhahran, KSA


Further dates to follow. Please contact our office for further details.

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