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Safety Advisor

Western Australia, Australia
April 20, 2016

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Health and Safety Advisor

I am a work Health and Safety professional who is looking to expand my skills and build strong relationships within an organization. I have specialized in Dredging, Marine, Mining, Oil and gas Construction and have found my strong attention to detail and knowledge to be highly beneficial to your company.

I am a motivated, passionate and hardworking Health and Safety Advisor who is qualified and always strives to achieve the best possible. I am well organized and I embrace new challenges with great enthusiasm. As part of my work I have traveled to various locations within Australia and overseas partaking in numerous projects.

It is my goal to work in a challenging position where my training, marine/construction/Mining safety knowledge and experience are maximized as an integral team member in the organization.


2015 PMAOHS214B Undertake helicopter safety and escape

2015 Medical Certificate for service at sea

2015 PMAOHS215B Apply offshore facility abandonment and sea survival procedures and practices

2015 Basic offshore safety induction and emergency training (BOSIET) includes EBS

Commenced Diploma 2015

Senior First aid

Marine security Investigation Card (MSIC)

Construction white card

BHP Sentis course for supervisors

ICAM Lead Investigator

Cert 4 OHS

Cert 4 Training and Assessing

Working at Heights

Respond to fire

Numerous Machinery tickets

Professional Experience

BOSKALIS AUSTRALIA/DOCKWISE – International dredging and marine construction company

Health, Safety, Environmental and Security Advisor, Jan 2014 to Present

Selected Requirements:

Create an atmosphere(relationships) and conditions where employees are encouraged to work safely and to address health, safety, security, environmental issues;

Facilitate compliance with the NINA (No accident no injuries) principles;

Advise and support Vessel Masters, Managers, Superintendents and Supervisors on the various project worksites, assisting them in ensuring that the works are executed in accordance with the Project HSES requirements, such as: HSES Risk Assessments (Hazids), and the interpretation of legislation and standards.

Assist in the preparation of SWMS, Risk assessments, Hold Toolbox meetings etc.; Induct, instruct and maintain records of new project personnel, Subcontractors, key suppliers, visitors and third parties;

Perform random project (vessel) spot-checks, site inspections and Audits to verify compliance with local state and Federal HSE Legislation;

Advise and support the project team / vessel masters in reporting and investigating accidents, incidents, damages, environmental losses and near misses;

Record, review and report the HSES performances achieved on the Project;

Assess Subcontractor employees to verify their compliance to the applicable project HSES regulations;

Coordinate with the supervisors in the preparation and checking of the work permits/SIMOPS.

DREDGING INTERNATIONAL, Wheatstone project Onslow – International dredging and marine construction company

Health, Safety, Environmental and Security Advisor, 3/1/2011 to 5/2/ 2014

During my time with Dredging International I have worked on three projects around Australia, Port Hedland outer harbor, Gladstone Vodi and the Wheatstone project. I was the lead Safety advisor on the Outer Harbor and Wheatstone projects as I helped to put in in place the infrastructure to start the project

Selected Requirements:

Report to the project QHSE-S manager.

Maintain and control the daily HSES practices with regular inspections of work sites.

Ensure that all hazards are identified/ reported and precautionary measures are taken and complied with.

Actively participate with the workforce engaging in hazard identification and risk mitigation strategies (JHA’ s, Take 5, s pre-start meetings

Advise the workforce, including contractors on all HSES matters

Monitors the implementation of all procedures related to the maintenance and effectiveness of safety, lifesaving and emergency equipment

Takes improvement initiatives where necessary

BARMINCO UNDERGROUND MINING, Hazlemere – Underground contract mining company

Senior Safety Advisor, 1/2008 to 2/2011

Was the Senior Safety advisor on numerous projects within Western Australia. I was responsible for the daily HSES compliance and reporting for the mine. Undertook Investigations and was responsible for the timely close outs of outstanding actions arising from the investigations.

Selected Requirements:

Implement the Site Safety Plan and ensure compliance.

Understand and ensure compliance of the Barminco Integrated Management System (BIMS)

Ensure compliance to the Environmental Management Plan

Develop and communicate the Site Emergency Management Plan.

Develop and monitor Personal Safety Plans.

Communication of the Company policies to site personal.

Ensure the requirements of the clients Safety Plan is complied with.

Review systems as required and liaise with corporate as to changes.

Initiate/participate/review the “whole of site” risk assessment annually.

Ensure all accidents/incidents are investigated thoroughly to the company’s standard.

Ensure information given for entry to the companies’ database is accurate.

Prior Employment

LaMancha Resources, Frogs Leg Mine 2007 – 2008

Underground Safety and Trainer – Training and evaluating approx. 40 new hires in underground inductions, writing SWPs, explosives management, safety audits, and risk assessment and mitigation.

Consolidated Nickel, Beta Hunt Mine 2005 – 2007

Safety and Training Coordinator – Training and evaluating approx. 200 persons on site; maintaining training records; inductions for 20 trainees at a time; safety audits and corrective actions.

Australian Contract Mining, Contract Mining 2004 – 2005

Air Leg miner/Bogger operator – Intermediate driving and blogging, charging own headings.

Western Metals Australia, Cadjebut WA 1998 – 2004

Jumbo Operator – Development and production headings.

Various Mines (Western Mining Corporation) and Construction Sites, Western Australia 1983 – 1998

Jumbo Operator, Charge up, Bogger operator, Shaft sinking and service crew – Gained proficiency in a variety of roles.

Royal Australian Navy 1978 – 1982

Able Seaman – Coxswain, firefighting, and boat handling.



MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) Photoshop, Pronto


Search Optimization, Content Management Systems




Cert 4 Occupational Health and Safety

Cert 4 Training and Assessment

Portfolio on Request








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