Denis is a Health and Safety Advisor with around 30 years of experience in a wide range of industries, mostly within Taranaki. These industries include electricity generation, aluminium extrusion, gas transmission, wood manufacturing, agrichemicals manufacturing, and the oil and gas industry.
In many of these industries, Denis has worked with contractors in the area of pre-qualification, so has had good exposure to the challenges small businesses face. He has also been a WSMP auditor, auditing businesses from day-cares, to retirement homes. Denis enjoys providing practical advice and assistance to small businesses in the development and maintenance of their health and safety programmes.
Denis holds Certificates in Occupational Safety & Health Management, Quality Systems & Auditing Principles, and in Managing Quality in the Workplace. In more recent years, Denis has completed courses in the measurement of hazardous substances, along with asbestos sampling and assessment. As a Class A Asbestos Assessor licence holder, Denis is a sort after subject matter expert on all things asbestos removal and clearance.
As well as helping businesses with their health and safety programmes, Denis undertakes Class A asbestos assessor work, exposure monitoring of hazardous substances, noise surveys, and is our resident expert on quantitative respirator fit testing.