6 Engineering is a safety engineering consultancy based in the North East of England. We were established in 2011 with the aim of supporting continued improvement in safety engineering, to provide a flexible, reliable and professional service to the major hazard industries.

Our founder and director, Nick Howard, holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in environmental technology. Nick is also a qualified Functional Safety Engineer and holds FSEng (TÜV Rheinland).

Nick started his career as an undergraduate with Teesside Power Station and as a graduate with Mitsui Babcock and Aker Kvaerner. He is also a committee member of the IChemE Teesside branch and supports local schools’ career events.

Our Mission Statement

“To provide word class safety expertise, helping you to keep people and assets free from unnecessary risk”

Working with us

Our business model is to engage resources on an ‘as-required’ basis, offering clients a fast-responding and cost-effective service. We are able to take on smaller projects, which larger consultancies may find difficult to resource.