Our Trainers & Auditors

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The trainers serve as the backbone of NIST and our main reason for success. We constantly receive appreciations from delegates, clients; especially for the inclusive learning atmosphere created by our trainers. The trainer's remarkable experience, subject knowledge, attitude towards safety and the flare for engaging with the student community makes them truly unique. Preview through the profiles of our skilful trainers who hold the strong pillars of NIST.

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



Mohit Dashora

Safety Incharge, P&G
Given an opportunity to reinvent career which is lucrative, everybody will vie for it. This is feasible, when one invests in a professional course that has demand in corporate world. In the run up to professional course, financial obstacle might keep the aspirant away from reaching academic goals. However, who are determined will find a way to pursue their goals, no matter how the problem sets in as deterrent. This is the case happened to Mohit Dasohora, when he wanted to pursue NEBOSH IGC course from NIST, Pune Centre. For him, fees range to pursue the course was a realistic problem as he was without job.

Nonetheless, he completed the course with elan as right support system was availed to him by employees and trainers affiliated to NIST, Pune. As amazing as that, Rohini (Trainer) and Pooja (Support staff) were instrumental in shaping his career throughout the training period. More than anything else, the moral support and motivation added a new lease of life to Mohit as he was going through a very low phase in his life.

Now he is skilled and better understands the nuances of health and safety at workplace, thereby landed a job with P&G as safety in-charge. If he can do it, so can you!

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. 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.

Aristotle once rightly said that "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work". Our perfectionist & passionate trainer Maya Rajan who has 17 years of experience in training at fast paced working environment, is a living example for the same.
She possesses great organisational, technical and inter-personal skills & holds educational qualification in Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management.

Being a person with vibrant & poised persona, she holds proficiency in HSE Coordinator & Training, Training, Development & Evaluation, Customer Care & Relations, Team Management, Operations Management, Public Relations & Corporate Communications, and Computer Operations.

Her ability to multi task without compromising on integrity & work ethics made her to build strong professional experience at renowned organisation such as Amway India Enterprises, Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd, Hutchison Essar South Ltd (now Vodafone), Reliance BPO, Scope International, Ramaniyam Constructions.

After successfully attaining certification in IOSH MS & NEBOSH IGC, NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety she continuous to work tremendously with her excellent communication skills and self-motivated attitude at NIST as a Freelance Trainer & Consultant.

With a warm & confident smile she keeps her work going with a "never give up" attitude on her sleeve.

My experience with NIST.

I am proud and grateful to be associated with an ethical organisation, such as NIST. I have always been associated with NIST, right from the beginning of my safety training career, luckily for me, NIST is a pioneer in safety training in India and I got to study in this institute. They have always had quality trainers and this was an inspiration for me to take up safety training. The organisation is committed to stay in the business and is continually improving their quality of delivery and therefore naturally, expanding their operations. I am happiest when I hear a delegate say that he/she has chosen the right institute. I simply say, "So did I". Thank you, NIST!

Lynel, an energetic and passionate trainer, is well-known for his academic excellence and extensive hands-on expertise in the field of HSE. He is a Mechanical and Aeronautical engineering graduate and holds a wide range of Diplomas and Certifications like Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health (NASP, USA), Post-Diploma in Environmental Protection & Waste Management, Nebosh International Diploma and General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, and OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor. He also attained membership of Grad IOSH, BSC, NFPA, IIPE and Lead Auditor certification in QMS and OHSAS.

With more than 31+ years of work experience, his core competency lies in the area of Safety Trainings, HSE Document Preparation, Training Design and Evaluation, Risk Assessment, Third Party Audit and Consultation, Inspection, and Accident Investigations.

Till April 2019, he has successfully conducted training to 100 Nebosh IGC, 3 HSW and 54 IOSH Managing Safely batches with results average of 74%. In his latest training session, candidates had attained 100% result in IGC1.

While serving in NIST, he had successfully conducted safety workshop training for employees of Equate Petro chemicals (world's second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol) Kuwait, Hindustan Zinc ltd, Madura Coats which were well appreciated by the clients.

Prior joining to NIST, he was working as a third-party Consultant, Auditor and Trainer for leading MNC’s and Organisations like GITAM University, Hyderabad, Ramky Infrastructure Hyderabad, Tata Projects, Ambuja Cements, Amazon India, TUV (India), Kerala State Electricity Board ltd, National Safety Council, STED Council of India, Archirodon UAE / Qatar, IMECO Abu-Dhabi and also served 15 years in Indian Armed Force (Indian Navy).

Mr. Parthasarathy is one of our passionate young trainers, who has made progressions to develop himself as an effective educator. His initial graduation is in the Chemistry arena and further qualified himself with a Diploma in Fire & Safety, AHA – BLS Instructor course, and NEBOSH International General Certificate. With a solid foundation of 9+ years of field experience in the UAE & India, he is specialized in Civil, Infrastructure, Water, Power, and Oil & Gas sectors.

His core expertise and competency lies in the practical training relating to core OHS facets for Confined Space Entry, Fire Safety, First Aid, Fire Watcher courses, with 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, Highfield & 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 skillful expert in 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.

Mr. Mohammed Abdul Rasheed is a young and dynamic trainer who brings a high degree of creativity and innovation in all his training sessions through engaging and differentiated training delivery. He studied Bachelor of Business Administration from the ICFAI University and went on to complete his Masters of Business Administration (HR) from Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj – University. Being zeal and to enrich himself in the field of health and safety, he holds Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety- IHSM and certification in NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC), Lead Auditor QMS 9001:2008- BSI, Integrated Management System (IMS) CPD, Six Sigma Green Belt-(SSGB) PMI and First Aid (Red Cross), First Aid International.

With strong commitment of developing high standards of Health, Safety and Environment practices, his core competency and expertise lies in Constructions and Liaisoning, Maintenance and Safety Engineering.

Prior to joining NIST, he had worked with reputed organizations like HPCL, GDCL, and Divya Shree Constructions. In addition, he served as a Tutor with many training providers for delivering training for IOSH, NEBOSH, CIEH, HABC and other programs like Post Graduate Diploma in Fire & Industrial safety.

As he aspires to make his mark in safety trainings, he has been associated with NIST as Manager – Training & Development to deliver training for various international and industry specific safety courses for both Corporate’s and Institutional. With 8 years of industry and institution experience, he has successfully delivered training to thousands of professionals and transformed them as competent safety professionals. Being a certified trainer for NEBOSH, IOSH and British Safety Council courses, he is consistent in maintaining high pass percentage in international safety courses. His unique style, strong communication, and dynamic energy develop positive relationships and maximise the learning potential of all students. Moreover, his practical way of teaching creates greater understanding and knowledge of the subject among the participants.

His note on NIST:

Association with NIST itself is the mark of professional distinction. A great platform for Opportunities, Limitless possibilities and boundless collaborations. NIST is at pinnacle, as because I See NIST has a culture of integrity and the culture of integrity is the prerequisite for the world class business.

Mayank as a master trainer has been associated with many industries and educational institutes both in India and abroad. Success as a trainer could be attributed to his skills both technical and people. More than technical skill, his people skill what distinguishes him from others as the nature of work requires working in conjunction with people at all the levels of organization and he loves to do so. Apart from these, be it talent or motivation or hard work, you name the attributes, he has already it and imbibed those in right spirit.

When it comes to his professional involvement, he has a decade of experience in the field of Health and Safety including serving in the capacity of trainer for NEBOSH IGC, IOSH-MS and related HSE courses. Some of the professional involvements (as engineer and advisor) with organizations to mention are Petroleum Development of Oman, British Petroleum, Oman Gas Company, Punjlloyd Limited, and Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations. Academic accomplishment took off with Diploma in Civil Engineering but his quest for learning more attitude, propelled him to pursue other courses like International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety-Level 6, NEBOSH National General Certificate, Train the Trainer (EAL UK) and QMS ISO 9001 International Quality Systems Auditing certified by IRCA.

He has earned tremendous respect and appreciation for his competencies in the following areas:

  • Conducting Internal HSE Audit for the implemented system, Incident & Accident investigation/ reporting, Implementing the HSE Plan, interact with client representative
  • Continuous improvement in developing, implementing and securing HSE management systems, welfare programs for employees at work and in residential camp, safe working procedures, HSE training etc.
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the "Permit to Work" system (Hot work/confined space/inside confined spaces including trenches).
  • Arrange variety of HSE initiatives to continually improve, achieve ZERO lost time incidents / accidents and maintain excellent performance, best practices.
  • Has experience working with multi-cultural, multinational and multi sites with multimillion Dollar EPIC projects.
  • Good knowledge and experience of carrying out emergency response drills, evacuation drills with different scenarios
  • Promoting safety awareness and conducting workers HSE training activities.
  • Communication and ensuring cordial high levels liaison with client Safety department, local governing authorities and all levels of in house Line Management.
  • Maintaining HSE related documentation, Delivering HSE induction & other trainings to the new joiners
  • Conduct accident investigations and analysis of all types of accidents
  • Ensure implementation of annual safety plan and monitor to ensure achievement of set objectives and targets
  • Comply with applicable rules and regulations and liaise with statutory authorities.
  • Monitor industrial hygiene and occupational health of the workmen involved in hazardous processes
  • Conduct safety committee meetings
  • Select and approve personal protective equipment
  • Provide advice to management on accident prevention and legal matters pertaining to HSE

Shadab is a highly motivated and accomplished trainer with seven years of work experience across industries. He is known for demonstrating ability to train individuals regarding every aspects of workplace safety. His strong understanding over the subject and encouraging attitude to trainees makes him a strategic trainer.
As far as professional attributes are concerned, he is a certified trainer for NEBOSH-HSW, IOSH-MS, British Safety Council-Fire Safety and NEBOSH IGC. Other professional certifications to his credit are IRCA Approved Lead Auditor and L& T Certified Lead Auditor (OHSAS-1800: 2007) among others. Nonetheless, his academic qualifications like B-Tech (Biotechnology) and PG Diploma in EHS is the base to be a frontrunner trainer.

When it comes to professional contribution, he has served as Assistant Manager-EHS for L& T Ltd. Power Division and Sr. Engineer EHS for Lanco Infratech Limited. Having shouldered responsibilities in these organizations, his wealth of experience is worth to be shared and he loves to connect with audiences like employees and trainees in the form of training as well as implementing skilled expertise in right perspective.

Let's have a highlight over his core competencies in the following:

  • Design and develop Project HSE plans and monitor their implementation.
  • Preparation & implementation of Hazard Identifications & Risk Assessment (HIRA).
  • Analyze and develop "Permit to Work" system and ensure its compliance.
  • Ensure the compliance of all the statutory and legal obligations.
  • Conduct HSE Meetings with Management, Contractors and vendors to enhance safety performance of the site.
  • Ensure Periodical inspection of lifting gear & appliances, electrical equipment, vehicle and PPE's.
  • Conduct incident investigation to identify root cause for the prevention of recurrence.
  • Ensure waste management as per Legal and statutory requirement.
  • Advice procurement department for ensuring quality of PPE as per IS standard.
  • Organize motivational program such as Safety day, Environment day & fire day.
  • Promote awareness through Job specific trainings and PEP Talks.
  • Conduct internal audits and project the report to top management.
  • Implement Behaviour based Safety Program to improve the safety culture.

Organizations if in need of reaching great heights and make commitment to safety, then Shadab is at their disposal to serve as and when required.

My experience with NIST:

NIST is a great place to work where top management is very supportive and working culture is encouraging the people for excellence, Moreover, NIST always inspire for continual improvement and prevail trust and friendship work environment.

Shiva Sai, a young & passionate tutor has 7 + years of experience in construction sectors and many Health and Safety Training Organisations. Being a Mechanical Engineering professional, he equipped himself with various Health and Safety qualifications like NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC), Master Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment Management, P.G. Diploma in Disaster Management, OSHA 30 hours Construction Safety Training, Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – NASP US and OHSAS Lead Auditor 18001 Certification. He further attained TECH IOSH membership. To explore more on the current international best practice, he is presently pursuing the highly respected NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification.

Before joining NIST, Mr. Shiva Sai worked as a training manager, at a globally reputed company in UAE. He was specialized in training NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC), NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work (HSW), IOSH Managing Safely, and IOSH Fire Warden, Fire Safety & Risk Assessment, Basic First Aid, Construction Safety & General Industry Safety Qualifications. Regardless of any kind of sector, proper HSE training is imperative for everyone in any Industry. Mr. Shiva Sai clearly understood the expectation & pain points of the industries and perfectly customized, designed and delivered many corporate-specific trainings, training procedure manuals, and guides which were well appreciated & acknowledged by the employees and clients.

At NIST, during training sessions, he provides personal attention to every learner and makes them aware of the Health & Safety concept by incorporating the current global incidents & up-to-date HSE legislations. Thus, the learners are very fond of his training excellence. His warm personal attitude & dedication towards work are highly inspired by the learners & attracted by clients, and he is walking with great success & enthusiasm.

His note on NIST:

As NIST has created an outstanding reputation in the field of Health and Safety, it’s inspiring & fascinating to be affiliated with this esteemed organization. NIST is instrumental in uplifting us with current knowledge & proficiencies through various Continuous Professional Developmental (CPD) programs. It’s a wonderful platform to enlighten & unveil our talents & Skills.