David Smallwood

David Smallwood


Safety Advisor

P: 03 343 7113

P: 021 874 252

E: dsmallwood@sitesafe.org.nz

David joined the Site Safe team in October 2017 as a Health and Safety Advisor based in Canterbury. David has over 15 years’ experience working in construction and agriculture in operational, leadership and health and safety roles. David has also worked on range of projects from large high-profile projects with national level clients to small local level projects. David is passionate about health and safety and committed to helping individuals and businesses lift their levels of health and safety performance and competency.

Specific Expertise

  • Civil construction
  • Mobile plant and machinery operation
  • Health and safety workshops
  • Auditing
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Health and safety management systems
  • Site specific safety planning
  • ICAM incident investigation
  • Root cause analysis
  • Prequalification assessment
  • Agriculture
  • Site management
  • Emergency management
  • Confined spaces


  • Health and safety
  • First aid
  • Civil construction
  • Agriculture
  • Incident investigation
  • Auditing
  • Adult training and education
  • Numeracy and literacy education
  • Assessment design and moderation