Health & safety compliance made manageable.

Health & safety compliance made manageable.

Minimise risks to your team, yourself and business.

As a business owner, irrespective of industry, you will have health and safety compliance demands that you must meet.

As specialists in health and safety we are here to provide you with the knowledge and resources to ensure you are health and safety compliant. This will ensure you are minimising risks to your staff, yourself and your business.

We offer tailored safety advisory, training and auditing services for businesses wanting to improve their health and safety and refine their systems.

Our goal is not to make health and safety compliance onerous, rather we take a very practical and pragmatic approach working with yourself and your teams to approach health and safety in ‘bite sized’ chunks. With the support of the Safe365 software we are able to set practical and manageable steps with you, track progress and map out what you need to focus on next.

Our goal is to help make NZ businesses safe by taking practical steps – one step at a time.

Our Expertise

With over 30 years of experience in health and safety, our team offer a range of services to support you.

Safety System Assessment

Safety System Assessment

For established businesses we undertake Safety Assessments using proven tools to identify gaps.  

This process ensures you are continually refining your approach to Health and Safety ensuring ongoing improvements are being made to keep your employees and business safe.

Once gaps are identified we provide practical steps to address these and support our recommendations with templated solutions for easy implementation.

Consulting

Consulting

We have a range of services on offer to provide you with the knowledge required to set up or improve your Health & Safety systems.

  • Hazard control identification, assessment and monitoring
  • Accident and Incident Investigations and Management
  • Auditing and Health and Safety measurement
  • Coaching and mentoring of safety team members
  • Risk assessments
  • Site safety plans
  • Introduction of Safe365 and helping you define and set your safety management goals

Health and Safety Management Systems

Health and Safety Management Systems

To set up your H&S system, we work alongside you to define and set your safety management goals.

Once these are set, we assist with setting up Safe365 to monitor and track your progress to improve health and safety in your workplace.

Our H&S systems are practical to implement, tailored to you and supported by tools that are simple to use.

An H&S system will ensure you:

  • Meet your legal obligations
  • Have in place a process for continuous improvement
  • Understand your compliance requirements and obligations

Learning

Learning

We have a range of services on offer to provide you with Learning.

  • Bespoke online Learning Management Systems to effectively deliver and record training outcomes
  • Coaching and mentoring of safety team members
  • Online generic "soft skills" business training modules
  • Assessing and moderating of ITO based competency training

Tōtika Pre-Qualification

Tōtika Pre-Qualification

We provide advice and support to help you gain Tōtika Pre-qualification.

Tōtika is the Health & Safety Prequalification scheme that has been developed and implemented by Construction H&S (CHASNZ) to create a standard for all Health and Safety pre-qualification standards and processes across industries. It allows you to benchmark contractors against the market and stick to a single platform and set of processes.

Pre-qualification is important to the contractor relationship, increases efficiency, and is often described as a warrant of fitness for your business in regard to Health & Safety. We can guide you through this important process.  From designing effective Health & Safety Management Systems, to implementing these into your business, we have a range of knowledge to help you succeed. 

Qualify365

Qualify365

To set up your H&S system, we work alongside you to define and set your safety management goals.

Once these are set, we assist with setting up Safe365 to monitor and track your progress to improve health and safety in your workplace. As part of Safe365, we use Qualify365’s assessment service to help your organisation demonstrate health and safety systems and practices.

We are a Safe365 premium partner, so you can be sure we’re committed to providing the best processes and systems possible. Our H&S systems are practical to implement, tailored to you, and supported by tools that are simple to use.

An H&S system will ensure you:

  • Meet your legal obligations
  • Have in place a process for continuous improvement
  • Understand your compliance requirements and obligations

Company

Lara Williams

Lara Williams

Learning & Development Manager

Lara has been with Risk Ready for two years, during which she has done extensive work supporting customers in Health & Safety. She holds a NEBOSH International General Certificate, which provides her with an excellent understanding of occupational health and safety issues and bespoke solutions. Lara is a practising member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), the leading professional association for Health & Safety Practitioners in New Zealand.  She has supported numerous customers in successfully achieving pre-qualifications such as SiteWise, Totika and ISNetWorld.

Beginning her career as a Training Manager for a large South African casino, Lara has worked across a range of sectors, including hospitality, food & beverage processing, manufacturing, engineering, maritime, and forestry. As Northern Regional Customer Manager for Competenz (a multi-sector industry training organisation), Lara worked with industry partners to support employees upskilling on the job, help align internal training to national qualifications, and working with them to improve efficiencies within their workforce.

Lara has over 20 years of experience in training and assessment roles and has worked within these industries to create induction programmes and training programmes, and to support individuals in achieving their NZQA national qualifications.

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Deane Manley

Deane Manley

Deane brings considerable knowledge of both industrial equipment and day-to-day business operations to bear at Risk Ready, gained after 20 years as managing director of NZ Crane Hire, one of New Zealand’s leading crane hire specialists. He holds a NEBOSH International General Certificate and is well versed in all aspects of workplace health and safety.  He has actively built and maintained the Health & Safety Management Systems within NZ Crane Hire, a high-risk business. 

In addition to establishing Risk Ready, Deane is a Director and owner of Rendertech Ltd, Australasia’s leading manufacturer of waste processing equipment for the meat and dairy industries. Since 2009 he has also been a Director of Kawerau Engineering Ltd, and helps to run a medium-sized logging operation in the Bay of Plenty with his daughter and son-in-law.

Prior to founding NZ Crane Hire, Deane spent 14 years in the financial sector heading up senior roles with UDC and GE Capital, including five years as New Zealand Manager for GE Capital. Deane has kept an active interest in the financial sector through involvement with Armillary Private Capital, and his boutique finance company Equipment Capital Limited, which is a licensed broker for Speirs Finance.

Deane has experience and expertise in safety management, strategy formation, financial management, marketing, and sales, all of which he brings to Risk Ready. 

Deane has also served on Executive Councils of the following-

  • NZ Contractors Federation of NZ, Wellington, Hawkes Bay, and Auckland Branches
  • Crane Association of NZ
  • Elevating Work Platform Association of NZ (Founding President)
  • Certification Board for Inspection Personnel (EWP’s)
  • SiteSafe NZ
  • Opportunity ITO – Crane Industry ITO
  • Board of Trustees Meadowbank Primary School and One Tree Hill College

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Looking to improve your health & safety?

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lara@riskready.co.nz

+64 22 181 1620 

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