Our Trainers & Auditors

Nebosh Brochure

Manish, a highly accomplished and legendary HSE trainer, who has gained tremendous respect and appreciation across the globe through his innovative and realistic training strategies. He holds an MBA degree in Human Resource, a PG diploma in HSE, a bachelor's degree in Psychology, a diploma in Medical Safety Standards for Nuclear Plants and a certification as well as diploma from NEBOSH. Having an extensive work experience of 21 years in the field of HSE, his core expertise lies in the areas like Offshore Oil & Gas, Marine Operations, Nuclear Safety, and Occupational Health.

Prior to joining this company, he was associated with premium organizations like Indian Navy, Bumi Armada, Equate Petrochemicals, SembMarine Kakinada Limited, where he conducted Field HSE Training in Offshore locations, On board Safety Training in oil fields, Risk Assessment and Firefighting training for Marine & Dockyard Engineers. Besides industrial training, he also conducted international safety course training (NEBOSH, IOSH) for the employees, senior management and delegates of various successful and influential companies like Ambuja Cement, Voltas, Royal Bank of Scotland, Glaxosmithkline, Nestle, and Siemens Power Energy Limited to name a few.

As he has a stupendous ability of teaching complex concepts in a simple yet effective manner, he had trained more than 7000+ professionals and aspirants in various globally recognized safety courses in a span of 5 years at NIST. His distinctive and innovative coaching style is always praised and acknowledged by the participants and has an impeccable success rate in NEBOSH and IOSH examinations.

One of his milestones in his career was achieving the membership of Tech IOSH. He has been awarded as Best HSE Performer with Petronas, Technip, Lukoil and many other Organizations.

His Note on NIST:

"It gives me immense sense of pride and honour to be representing NIST. With sense of belongingness, it looks like a small family of 5 a few years ago, now transforming into a 130 strong members across 9 locations within India and abroad".

Robert Chettiar is a renowned and affluent trainer who has more than 23 years of varied professional experience in the field of manufacturing and health and safety. He has a Diploma in Production Engineering and additionally holds NEBOSH's International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, and National Diploma in Environment Management. His uniqueness is relies on having extensive experience in production planning, welding processes, HSE training, auditing and consulting, which helps to establish good reputation amongst the clients.

As far as his professional experience is concerned, he has worked in the manufacturing sector for 18 years in senior management roles with well-known organizations like TEMA India, Godrej and Boyce, and L&T. His passion of teaching has made him to change the field from manufacturing to training. At NIST, with his outstanding technical competency and innovation, he has conducted international safety course training and risk assessment audits for leading brands like Danieli India Ltd, Flipkart, Voltas, Ambuja Cements, and ACC limited. As a mark of his excellence, he has been acknowledged and awarded at various dignified platforms and forums. With his simple and practical approach, he has taught things far beyond bookish knowledge to broaden the student's horizons and produce long lasting results.

Becoming an accredited and certified trainer for NEBOSH, IOSH and British Safety Council safety courses and trusted name in the sphere of HSE auditing and consulting speaks of his achievements and excellence in his career.

His Note on NIST:

"A single point solution provider for all the occupational health and safety requirements for the corporates as well as individuals"

Hi I am Rohini Karingi!

I am an IOSH and IDIP trainer at NIST and I am pleased to mention NIST as India's leading Health and Safety Institute. I have been qualified in Masters in Public Administration, Masters Diploma in Personnel Management, NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; and my experience is of 16 years. My Core Expertise area is Accident Investigation; Industrial workshops; NEBOSH - IGC training, and my individual achievements on HSC is Grad IOSH.

My Journey with NIST is a great happening and it's exciting. I have studied courses and been benefitted from IOSH trainer to IDIP trainer. I have been abroad for years and I always liked the organized way of work culture. I see as "this is the only Organization" where I could find the comfort. The team is very supportive and I feel so enjoyable working here. It was all professionally handled and every detail like training facility, study material or my travel/accommodation was given a keen attention. In spite of the theoretical points I teach, I observe that the same elements are being implemented practically in NIST, which benefits students for a better understanding about the concept.

I have undertaken projects with NIST (National & International) and other key successful assignments in Hyderabad/Delhi/Kolkata/Pune/Vizag. My training achievements include the like results by Professional and helpful in making students career, students are preferential to choose NIST and I am happy about it.

If you are Choosing NIST, my message to you about NIST would be "The Best Institute in India to learn Health and Safety Courses"

I am very thankful to the Management for the opportunity that they give me to be a part of them and I don't mind being a student all over to be with NIST


Student feedback

Jayraj Rankali

NEBOSH IGC Candidate

It's an honor being taught in NIST Institute. I would like to thank each and every member of NIST for providing such a good training to the students. Finally results are out, and I have passed the exam by credit.

Special thanks to Rohini Mam for her hard work and effort to teach us fluently. I would say her as "THE BEST" teacher of my life. On behalf of entire August 2017 NEBOSH batch, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Rohini Mam. In NIST Institute, it's been fun, challenging and the most wonderful journey of my life.

Kalyan, a man of passion and purpose, is renowned for his outstanding technical competency and innovation across different verticals. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Madras University and also earned internationally recognized certifications like NEBOSH International General Certificate and International Diploma in occupational health and safety, Lead Auditor for BS OHSAS ISO: 18001, BS EN ISO: 9001 and HSE for Offshore & Petroleum Engineers from NPTEL & IIT M.

With more than 30 years of rich experience in HSE domain, his forte lies in Training & Development, Technical Safety Audit, Process coordination & Operations, Team Management as well as Execution of fire and rescue vehicles. Besides conducting and facilitating training workshops, he has expertise in content development and delivery according to the level of target audience and possesses competence in technical safety audit.

In the past, he was associated with Steelage Industries Limited, Minimax where he has handled various turnkey projects comprising active & passive fire protection systems, flooding system, fire alarm systems for prestigious clients like Department of Atomic Energy, ISRO, SHAR, MECON, BHEL etc. As a consultant he has been associated with Qatar Steel, where he conducted safety training for Mechanical Handling, HAZOPS, Forklift Operation, Rigging & Slinging, and Operational Safety of wharf/jetty cranes.

His training excellence is always marked by high professionalism, interactive, engaging & impactful. With his inimitable sense of humor, he creates bonds of trust with students and encourages creativity and exploration in each student for higher academic achievement.

At NIST, he has worked on several landmark projects and successfully delivered various safety course training at different levels for big brands like Equate, Shell, Johnson & Johnson, RBS and Voltas. There are so many achievements to the credit of Mr. Kalyan. One of the achievements is that his candidate (Mr. Sooraj Orpheus Jacob) from NIST Cochin topped the prestigious NEBOSH IGC exam across the globe for the year 2017-18 with an outstanding score of 246 out of 300 marks. Another significant achievement to mention is that he has delivered more than 4000 corporate training programmes covering over 120,000 man hours across industries both in India and abroad. These achievements could be attributed to the fact that he is a member of GRAD IOSH as well as certified trainer for NEBOSH and IOSH courses.

His Note on NIST:

"It was really an exhilarating experience since 2011 as this involves transfer of knowledge in a sustained manner. Learning cum training ground provided me an opportunity of learning and delivering. This process made me unleash my hidden potential".

MD. Aamir Sohail, a dedicated and enthusiastic trainer, adds value to the system by motivating students to higher academic achievement through his holistic way of teaching approach. He completed his Post-Graduation in Fire and Safety Management from Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) and also earned specialized training and certification in different fields of HSE from globally recognized bodies like NEBOSH, IOSH, and British Safety Council. As learning is a never ending process, right now he is pursing NEBOSH International Diploma to expand his knowledge and expertise.

His core competency lies in OHS Training, Risk Assessment, Accident Investigation, Fire Fighting, First Aid, Audit, Confined Space Entry and so on. With strong focus on these spheres, he spent six years as a HSE professional cum trainer in high-risk environments like Power Plant, Process Industry, and Heavy Construction Industry. He demonstrates his prowess in training senior officials and employees in high-risk activities, as a result of this, his Eminence and Excellence has been appreciated, recognized and awarded by various national and international organizations.

At NIST, he is responsible for conducting training for various international safety courses. His training is practical in nature, and always passionate about making a difference in improving participant's lives through the power of education. With his strong interpersonal skills, he builds positive bond with the students and encourages creativity and exploration in each student. Through his purposeful, challenging and stimulating assessments, he is consistent in maintaining the outstanding pass percentage in NEBOSH and IOSH examination. Among his achievements are: TECH IOSH membership, Lifetime Member of Indian Red Cross Society and approved trainer for NEBOSH and IOSH courses.

His Note on NIST:

"One of the prestigious and trustworthy institutions with good top management support for our personal, professional as well organizational growth Management Team is always there to listen and solve the queries of Trainer Transparency, Clear Vision, and Mission of NIST induces me to deliver the best in each and every way"

Mr. Arun P. Subramanian, a highly skilled and resourceful safety professional, has an extensive indigenous and international experience in the formulation and implementation of Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) management plans, policies & standards. He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and holds Diplomas in Industrial Safety, Smoke Diving and Ammonia Safety. Additionally, to face a myriad of challenges in critical industrial processes, he earned range of certifications like NEBOSH IGC, TUV CFSE, Apollo Root Cause Analysis (RCA) etc. and acquired Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership status with Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, UK. Apart from attaining certification and membership in reputed institutions, he is a qualified auditor of management systems (OHSAS: 18001, RC 14001, ISO 17025) as well.

With close to three decades of Industry experience in the field of HSE, his forte lies in the Process Safety Management (PSM), Hazard Identification (HAZID), Incident Investigations and RCA, Risk Management, Permit to Work System (PTW), Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Plant Shutdown Coordination, Emergency Response, Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA), etc.

Previous to his association with NIST, he held senior-level positions in prestigious organizations like Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) and Force Motors, where he had gained wide exposure and proficiency in domains like chemical process safety (Ammonia, Urea, Melamine), power generation and automobile manufacturing.

For a major part of his career, he spearheaded the entire spectrum of operations of day-to-day field safety activities, emergency response functions, and security requirements. Further, he conducted HAZOP studies for Plant Modification Projects (PMPs) aligning with international code & standards and Fire Hazard Analysis according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes.

In recognition of his outstanding technical competency and innovation, he had been elected as "Member of QP Safety Award committee in the year 2015", and appointed as Company Level Risk Assessment Champion for Risk Profiling and Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA). Subsequently, he was renowned companywide for evaluation of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Process Safety Management (PSM), implementation of Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) and auditing of OH&S and Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

Through his critical and creative thinking capability, he carried out a study on "Optimization of Fire and Safety Equipment" (As per NFPA 10) and provides recommendations that lead to the cost saving of US $ 50,000 per year to the organization. In addition, his efforts in mitigation of ammonia leak has been acknowledged and awarded at various dignified platforms. These are considered as his notable achievements in his career.

Being passionate about teaching, he has attained PTLLS Level-3 certification and conducted several training sessions on risk assessment, emergency procedures, management of chemicals, etc. to various levels of employees. His facilitation style is thought provoking and systematic, fuelled by high energy which enabled him to be appointed as an Administrator Leader to deliver Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) program based on Dupont "STOP" technique for the delegates from a bureaucratic level to interdependent level. Moreover, his focused training programme on the management of Ammonia, Urea and Melamine plants was applauded and well-received by the mid and senior level officials of QAFCO, which added value in large growth strategy and profitability of the business units. At NIST, he successfully completed training for 4 batches in various international safety courses (NEBOSH HSW, IOSH MS, and British Safety Council - Fire & Risk Assessment) and currently associated as a lead Consultant for OHSAS 18001 Certification project of e-commerce giant Flipkart.

His Note on NIST

"My association with NIST has been established with the confidence on the organization's business ethics, where I could passionately utilize my vast experience in the field of OH & Safety to help achieve the company's Vision & Mission, which contributes to safety by catering to individual aspirants and industrial segments, across the globe".

Being a safety professional with extensive technical expertise, Mr. Anil Kumar Prabhakaran specialized in imparting "hands-on" on-shore and off-shore drilling training to the employees of oil and gas industries across the globe. He is basically a graduate in Economics and holds Diploma in Telecommunication & Electronic Warfare. Further, he also qualified in NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety and OHSAS18001 Lead Auditor course to mark his safety excellence and competence.

He has more than 21 years of industrial experience of different verticals and had spent major part of his career at Indian Navy. His extensive grasp on drilling practices has enabled him to work as a HSE Advisor, HSE Trainer and Rig Safety Training Coordinator in top-notch multinational organizations like Saudi Arabian Saipem, Weatherford Drilling International etc. Currently, he is associated with NIST Institute Pvt. Ltd. as a freelance trainer and Kuwait Drilling Company.

As an approved Trainer for IADC (International Association of Drilling Contractors) RigPass Program, he trained and motivated over thousands of new rig employees to perform all job functions safely and efficiently in both on-shore and off-shore work areas. His efforts and excellence in training is constantly applauded from entry to senior management levels.

At NIST, through his power-packed training sessions, he had achieved a pass percentage of 88% in NEBOSH courses in a short span of time. Moreover, his training is practical in nature and he has stupendous abilities in inspiring students to higher academic achievement and lateral thinking skills.

His achievements include establishing a good reputation with international clients like Saudi Aramco, Kuwait Oil Company etc., obtaining certification approvals to deliver NEBOSH HSW/IGC, IOSH MS, and British Safety Council Fire Safety/Risk Assessment, and acquiring Grad IOSH membership status with Institution of Occupational safety and Health, UK.

His Note on NIST:

Excellent platform to work with where person can explore his optimum caliber.

Mr. Mohammad Rafiullah Khan is a highly talented and result-oriented person who has deep passion of educating participants to "Think out of the Box" for higher academic achievement and effortless survive in wilting economy. Being a B.Tech graduate, his desire towards safety has enabled him to obtain PG Diploma in Fire and Industrial Safety, certification in NEBOSH IGC qualification, and membership in TECH IOSH. Currently, he is pursing NEBOSH IDIP to strengthen his competency in the domain of health and safety.

With 6.5 years of industrial experience, his core competency lies in Power Plant Maintenance and Construction of High Rise Buildings, Quarry Crusher Plant and Gas Bottling Plant. Prior joining to NIST, he had worked in Riyadh Refinery which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, a state-owned oil company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

At NIST, he has been working as a trainer for various international safety and practical-oriented courses (NEBOSH, IOSH, British Safety Council, Confined Space Attendant, Fire Watcher) and also he is associated with various auditing and consulting projects.

He gained popularity among the students through his student-friendly approach and charismatic blend of learning & teaching styles. His extensive practical and theoretical knowledge enables his students to get deeper insight into the subject and achieve high grades in their exams.

His Note on NIST:

NIST has a great working culture like passionate towards work, supportive and encouraging environment for growth, works for the benefits of community; all these with high standards of professionalism leads to qualitative output. You'll never find this kind of workplace elsewhere. Moreover, NIST is sublime and welcoming. Once you become part of a family, it will take care of you without any doubt.

Ms. Sayantani Samaddar Lahiri, an industry practitioner turned academician, comes with more than 10 years of experience in the Telecom industry. She has completed her B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in Project Management. Being passionate towards Health and Safety domain, she holds certification in NEBOSH IGC, and TECH IOSH membership from Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, UK.

Her areas of core competence include Passive Telecom Infrastructure Services, Health and Safety Audits, Project Management, Strategic Decision Making, and Training. With a strong focus on these spheres, she had been employed with well-known brands like Indus Towers Limited, American Towers Ltd, GTL, and Vodafone India Ltd. During her service in these organizations, she was instrumental in accomplishing organization's goals and objectives and providing a framework for improving performance and profitability.

Currently, she is associated with NIST to deliver training for wide range of international safety courses. Being a certified trainer for NEBOSH, IOSH and British Safety Council courses, she had achieved around 90% pass percentage in all these courses. With her exceptional helping behavior and communication skills, she creates strong bonds of trust with students and empowers them both professionally and personally. Moreover, her training sessions are marked by high professionalism, simple yet effective training strategies for explaining hard-core concepts, insight into current industry practices and trends etc.

Finally, we believe that her strengths would bring out the best in enhancing the growth and development of the organization.

Her Note on NIST:

Great platform for achieving H&S certification for aspirants and also a great place to work for me, where I get chance to improve on my personal skills as well. I thoroughly enjoy with the team I interact with here day in day out who are always ready to support.

Mr. Parthasarathy is one of our passionate young trainers, who has made progressions to develop himself as a more effective educator. His initial graduation is in Chemistry arena and further qualified himself with a Diploma in Fire & Safety and NEBOSH International General Certificate, coupled with a solid foundation of 8+ years of field experience in the UAE & India; specializing in Civil, Infrastructure, Water, Power & Oil & Gas sectors.

His core expertise and competency lies in practical training relating to core OHS facets for Confined Space Entry, Fire Safety, First Aid, Fire Watcher courses, drawing on his field exposure to Pipeline, Oil & Gas, power Sector and Construction. He is a registered EHS practitioner with the Qudorat (UAE) and has achieved Graduate membership with IOSH, UK. He is currently an approved trainer for British Safety Council, IOSH & NEBOSH courses but also actively involved in delivering corporate-tailor made training, to varied clients. He has the ability to deliver training in English, Hindi & Tamil, making him a skilful expert to our nationwide training operations.

His Note on NIST:

I have joined NIST in 2015 and am having a Wonderful journey so far. Initially I had started functioning as a training operation support executive and steadily progressed towards becoming a full-fledged HSE trainer. I have undertaken projects, key successful assignments with NIST. My training accomplishments include Like Results, and students are much interested to opt for NIST. It's been blissful working with NIST and I hope to continue a long positive association with the institute.

Make an Enquiry