Senior WHS Advisor
QLD - Far North
Specialties
Health & Safety (HSE)
Advisor
Trainer
Coordinator
Management
Manager

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Australian Department of Defence - Senior WHS Advisor
Australia
Specialties
Health & Safety (HSE)
Advisor
Trainer
Coordinator
Management
Private - OH&S Manager/Supervisor
Government, Defence, Public Services - Workplace Health, Safety, & Environment
Australia
Specialties
Health & Safety (HSE)
Responsibilities
  • In my present role, I am responsible for developing and implementing OH&S and risk management initiatives.
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NEW PARALLEL RUNWAY Project Brisbane Airport - HSE Advisor
Australia
Specialties
Advisor
Responsibilities
  • Coordinated the development and implementation of Jan De Nul Health Safety and Environment (HSE) policies, procedures and plans for the project.
  • Conducted HSE audits and inspections on project vessels, reclamation and civil works sites.
  • Coordinated and encouraged participation in the project Behavior Based Safety program.
  • Prepared and conducted HSE meetings, pre start meetings, toolbox talks and safety information sessions for all employees and contractors.
  • Developed and communicated project Safety Bulletins, delivered HSE site inductions and training.
  • Conducted incident reporting and investigations and ensured corrective actions were communicated, implemented and maintained.
  • Provided specialist HSE advice to Vessel Superintendents and Masters. ;
  • Liaised with client representatives, contractors and sub contractors on all HSE matters. ;
  • Maintained HSE statistics and records. ;
  • Participated in, and represented JDN HSE department in meetings and workshops with project stakeholders.
  • Facilitated the Safety Committee and mentored the involvement of the Health and Safety Representatives. ;
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- - HSS Advisor
Australia
Specialties
Advisor
Responsibilities
  • Attend Pre Starts and Safety Awareness meetings, prepared and presented toolbox talks to communicate HSE information and lessons learned from accident investigations.
  • Conducted drug and alcohol testing for the fitness for work program in accordance with Van Oord project polices and procedures.
  • Conducted Site and Vessel HSE audits and inspections. ;
  • Conducted follow up actions to close out HSE KPI actions to ensure compliance with company HSE Management system and project KPI's.
  • Conducted investigations using ICAM methodology to determine root cause and recommend corrective actions.
  • Conducted site safety and environment inductions for all personnel proceeding on site.
  • Mentored all levels of project staff on current safety legislation, codes of practice and environmental requirements.
  • Conducted safety training for all vessels on the project for spill response, emergency response, man overboard recovery, including various safety, life saving, fire fighting equipment.
  • Reviewed Permits to Work and all relevant documentation for high-risk activities. Encouraged best practice workplace health and safety practices amongst management, line supervisors and contracting personnel.
  • Established & cultivated a positive relationship based on trust and transparency with the project client representatives. ;
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DEFENCE - MARITIME OPERATIONS Maritime Operations & Logistic Manager
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Conducted Defence Maritime operations support, staff management, WHS compliance, and Accident Investigations.
  • Reviewed WHS policy documentation, advised management on workplace safety legislation, safety awareness and education, risk assessment, internal auditing, compliance, management reporting, HSE resource supervision and stakeholder liaison.
  • Monitored Defence Contractors and conducted gap analysis of contractor safety management plans to verify compliance with Defence health and safety standards.
  • Managed the compliance of food safety, health and hygiene protocols (HACCP) on Defence Maritime vessels IAW Australian Food Standards & Codes of practice.
  • Managed ship logistics department to ensure vessel maintained highest capability requirements prior to operational deployments for peacekeeping duties, natural disaster relief, Immigration and Customs patrols
  • Indoctrinated a culture where people took responsibility for their own health and safety, achieving genuinely sustainable cultural change and winning the support of a reluctant middle management team.
  • Accomplished various human resource functions, including training, coaching, mentoring, performance appraisal, counselling, personnel administration, promotion and posting recommendations, remuneration issues, staff satisfaction and employee relations.
  • Developed a range of skills that are directly transferable to any employer, including strategic planning, operations management, risk management, personnel administration, teamwork, leadership development, problem solving, communication, conflict resolution, customer service and management reporting skills. ;
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Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2012 Cert IV in Training and Assessment Certificate IV Defence Force No
2012 Diploma of Resource Management Diploma Defence Force No
2012 Diploma of Public Safety (Policing) Diploma Royal Ausrtalian Navy No
2012 Diploma of Government (Policing) Diploma Royal Australian Navy No
2012 Advance Diploma OH&S. Advanced Diploma Churchhills Education No
- Safety & Risk management No
- Certificate IV in Occupational Health & Safety No
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment No
- Workplace Health and Safety Representatives No

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