Comprehensive WHS/ risk management solutions for Industry and Business

Director/Principal Consultant of Midd-West Risk Management

QUALIFICATIONS

*Diploma of Agricultural Science – Wagga Ag College (now CSU )

* Bach. Phys Ed / Human Movement / Ex & Wk. Sc (U.W.A.) - 1978

* Master of Education (U.N.E. – distance ed: Behav.Sciences) - 1987

* Diploma of OHS Management (NSCA) - 1987

* Grad. Dip. of Psychology (CSU, Bathurst – distance ed) - 2004

* Master of Science & Tech - Ergonomics (UNSW ): dist. ed - 2005.

* SafeworkNSW Approved Trainer: HSReps, and since 1987

* Certified Practising Risk Manager - CPRM (Monash Uni/RMIA)

* Cert IV: Workplace Assessment & Training & Workplace Safety (AQF)

* Exemplar Global Certified – Master Auditor (WHS Business Improvement):

- OHSMS; AS/NZS 4801/ BSI OHSAS18001; Compliance; Ergonomics; Haz. Substances

* Certificate in Theology&Ministry (ACA – Brisbane: Dist Ed)

* Level 3 Coach (Cricket Australia / NCAS)

 

MEMBERSHIPS / Titles

• Chartered Fellow & Member, Safety Institute of Aust. CFSIA

• Certified Practising Risk Manager CPRM (Monash Uni/RMIA)

• Chartered, Generalist OHS Professional SIA: ChGOHSP

• Member: Risk Management Institution of Australasia MRMIA

• Member: Quality Society of Australasia

  MQSA. * Have successfully completed 5 day 3rd party Auditor training - QMS

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 40yrs – Consultancy in Management / Ergonomics / Health / Occ. H&S;

 5 yrs – Regional Manger, National Safety Council – Orange Office (‘87 – ‘92);

 31yrs – Implementation/Auditing of OHS Management Systems for wide range of Industries, including: Mining / Quarrying / Cement, Meat, Timber, Food / Pet Food            manufacturing, Metal manufacturing, Electricity generation & supply, Federal / State /Local Govt., Hospitality, Education, Agriculture / Wool; Retail / Warehousing;

 

Milestones / Assignments – a selection:

• Ergonomics Assessment + Man Handling Training of/for Regional Export Abattoir – led to Meat Industry Authority requesting same deal for all Abattoirs in NSW;

• MH -Task Risk Assessment of local Factory, needing help to convince Melbourne HO of need for $250K needed for re-design = case won;

• WorkCover / Lead Auditor in Premium Discount Scheme - Regional businesses (2002 – 06);

• Manual Handling Risk Assessment of $300m expansion of National level organisation;

• Risk Assessment of Regional town’s manually-operated railway level crossing, with results used to fight the closure. Case won – Crossing remained open;

• Successful QA and Safety Certifications – allowing for respective businesses to tender successfully for multi-million dollar projects eg Dubbo, Orange & Blayney, NSW;

• Briefing doc for Implementation of OHSMS at large Regional Livestock Markets, which acted as a template for National Stockyard Industry; Developed OHSMS for (Aust)       Regional Infrastructure group, for use in multiple site developments around Australia;

• Multiple, post-fatality Incident Investigations, for pre/Court representation;

• 18,500+ Adults through accredited / specialist Training Courses;

• Multiple compliance audits (1987 – 2019).

• Implementation of OHSMS’s for large range of businesses: Varying sizes and types

 

Con-currently: Continuing work on Small Business OHS Risk Management software program;

OHS Consultancy/Training services to Regional Industry Groups and Businesses; Review of

National Anglican Church’s Risk Management Program, as instituted by Insurer (ANSVAR);

Anglicare Disaster-Recovery Trainer(Western NSW); Inventor – current golf training aid is due on

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