John Williams


John Williams

Christchurch / Nelson / Marlborough

Health and Safety Advisor

P: 03 344 4580

P: 021 356 162

E: jwilliams@sitesafe.org.nz

John has had over 10 years building construction experience, in particular as a Health and Safety Advisor with major projects in Australia. He has conducted Behavioural Change, Health and Safety, and Mechanised equipment training, mostly to a workforce with English as a second language. Prior to this, he was an accredited First Aid trainer with Australian Red Cross, delivering CPR and Senior First Aid Level 2. He has also conducted Health and Safety Representative training in New South Wales for 5 years. He has a working knowledge of the Commonwealth Health and Safety Act, as well as State H&S legislation in NSW and Western Australia, and was a founder member of the NSW State Health and Safety committee for Australia Post, which was responsible for all Health and Safety policy and procedure development and implementation for NSW. John returned home to New Zealand and joined Site Safe in 2016.

Specific Expertise

  • Facilitation and presentation of Health and Safety training
  • Assist in interpreting Health and Safety legislation
  • Workplace Safety Behaviour inspections
  • Experience in training a multicultural workforce
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Assist in developing safety plans and audits
  • Accident investigation
  • Training and support to the Marlborough region

Qualifications

  • Advanced Certificate in Safety Management (Aust)
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (Aust)
  • Accredited Trainer – Senior First Aid Level 2
  • Health and Safety Representative accredited trainer (Aust)
  • Member Safety Institute of Australia
  • Accredited Site Safe trainer