Martin Wells set up Five Stones in 2016 to provide audits, consultancy and training in both health and safety and environmental management. The organisation works directly or through other parties to deliver a range of services. All the services can be tailored to the site and its needs. Clients may choose a more standard product that is recognised by inspectors and insurers and five stones is able to deliver well recognised NEBOSH and IOSH courses.

Martin Wells has worked for over 30 years in health and safety and environmental management, managing compliance in organisations and training and consultancy across multiple sectors. Where necessary a team of experienced associates are used to bring complementary skills and experience.

Martin Wells

From 1987 Martin worked as an inspector for a local authority enforcement serving health and safety notices and taking prosecutions. He was also involved in Environmental enforcement cases and reviews of planning applications and investigations of nuisance. Over time his role developed, and he took on a managing role overseeing enforcement and the management of the local authority’s own health and safety obligations.

In 2002 martin joined the training and consultancy team at WATA and took on the NEBOSH health and safety and environmental diplomas as well as IEMA and IOSH products. Martin also worked as a consultant providing services to Jordan Ryvita, Trinity College - Cambridge, HMGCC, GSK and many others.

Martin has a strong NEBOSH background and he gained national candidate of the year for two units when taking the health and safety diploma.

In 2016 Martin set up his own organisation Five Stones to provide audit, consultancy, and training services from their base in Soham, Cambridgeshire.

Martin Wells

Our services

Health and safety and environmental training including IOSH and NEBOSH packages.

Health and safety, audit and consultancy.

Help with legal compliance and accident investigation.

Procedure development and review of existing management systems.

Noise and vibration assessments either hand arm or whole-body vibration.

Our portfolio

Risk profiling

Developing a systematic approach to assessing risk on staircases in a Cambridge University College. Undertaking a detailed survey and making recommendations for improvement.

Procedure development

Writing a procedure for use of Work Equipment and CE marking for an international motor manufacturing company.


Undertaking comprehensive on site audits of a large aerospace services company across several UK sites.

Bespoke training

Training can be tailored to fit your company and its specific risks, this can then be delivered at home and abroad.

Delivering accredited training

IOSH, NEBOSH and IEMA all have their own syllabus requirements that can be delivered by Five Stones through training organisations or for some courses direct to clients.