Bracewell - Health And Safety Advisor - Taupo, New Zealand

Kell Bracewell

Taupo, New Zealand


Health And Safety Advisor


Employed by ITL in New Plymouth for 10 week shut down at Balance Plant north of Hawera. Role requires H & S,E advice, accident / incident investigation, Analytical reporting, Education on site.
Employed by Summit Systems NZ ltd as an assistant to Northland regional manager advising businesses on personalised HSE systems and implementation of the systems.

Work History

Health and Safety Coordination

level 4, National Certificate
Confined space units 25510, 18426, 17599
August NZ Safety, New Plymouth - Unit standard 15757 - Employ fall arrest systems,
Unit standard 23229 - Use a safety harness for personal fall protection working at height
Oct M & O Pacific, New Plymouth - Gas testing unit standard 3058
S.I.T - Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety - Level 6

Health and Safety, Environmental Advisor / Observer - Contracted from Chain Resources

Contact Energy - Te-Mihi Geothermal Power Station

Health and Safety, Environmental Advisor / Observer - Contracted from Chain Resources

Main Duties:
➢ Assisting in the implementation of policy, procedures & systems to meet the criteria under Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992
➢ Regular monitoring of Plants operating on site and on introduction of new Plants
➢ Observe work site HSE compliance
➢ Educate contractors on work site HSE requirements
➢ Foster work site safety culture
➢ Write daily reports on S.O.P performance and HSE compliance by contractors for management
➢ Prevent unsafe S.O.P through education and safety talks
➢ Identify sentinel events through hazard identification, implement controls
➢ Attend and report back work coordination meetings
➢ Co - coordinate where required emergency / evacuation procedures
➢ Promote excellence in HSE on site
➢ Inspect JSEA's daily
➢ Inspect, observe pre start checks on mobile plant
➢ Inspect equipment, machinery
➢ Communicate concerns from contractors to management

Project type: Mechanical & Piping Installation of 188MegaW Geothermal Power Station
Production: Electricity
Location: Oruanui Road, Taupo
Estimated Project Value: NZ $770 million
Completion: November 2013

Client: MSP JV (McConnell Dowell, SNC Lavalin, Parsons Brinckerhoff)
For, and on behalf of, Contact Energy NZ (Origin Energy)

Health and Safety, Environmental and Employment Contractor

Chain Resources, New Plymouth

Main Duties:

➢ HSE Observer / Advisor for contracted clients
➢ Safety observer for confined space
➢ Gate security for contracted clients, construction, oil & gas
➢ Drug and alcohol detection, construction, oil & gas

Employer Details: Chain Resources offers qualified and experienced HSE Advisors and Safety Observers to help industry manage their HSE requirements on their facilities. Managing and demonstrating HSE in the workplace is a legal requirement; it is also good business practice and provides a safe workplace for personnel.

Health and Safety, Environmental Consultant and Auditor

Summit Systems LTD NZ - Whangarei

Main Duties:

➢ Source, network potential HSE clients for Summit systems
➢ Develop and implement HSE systems for clients
➢ Sell HSE and Quality assurance systems to potential clients
➢ Deliver working at heights training to clients
➢ Perform HSE audits using Summit Systems comprehensive processes
➢ Provide legislative advice for ongoing HSE improvement

Employer Details: Summit Systems Limited is a Business Development Company that specializes in Business Qualifications, Accreditation and Compliance. This includes Quality Assurance (a range of systems), Health and Safety - Injury Prevention, Food Safety, Safety Training programmes, Fire Safety and Hazardous Substances/Processes with particular emphasis on methods to reduce ACC costs.

They also have Management Systems and Services which provide assistance in Human Resource and Employment Contracts, Business Plans, Business Management System, Risk Management and Disaster Recovery, Fire Regulations and Evacuation of Buildings, Resource Management Act and NZ Building Act.

Summit Systems LTD NZ

Occupational Health and Safety level 3, National Certificate

Facility Director, Self Employed


Main Duties:

➢ Implementation, monitoring and review of HSE policies and fire evacuation procedures
➢ Fire Warden
➢ Marketing via face book, webpage, local newspapers, community involvement
➢ Management of academy and business requirements
➢ Coordination of sport programs for multiple age groups and experience
➢ Cricket coaching, skills development and high performance clinics
➢ Grounds maintenance, landscaping

Health and Safety Coordinator, Labourer

Repiling Services LTD

Main Duties:

➢ Development and implementation of HSE systems for company
➢ Coordination of safety meetings including record keeping
➢ Monitoring and review of HSE systems, implement improvements
➢ General labourer undertaking repiling of new and existing homes
➢ Hammer hand, excavation, drilling, demolition, Saber/ chainsaw
➢ Oversee general safety on site

Industrial Insulator, Safety Team Member

Pacific Insulation, Huntly Power Station

Main Duties:
➢ Risk assessment of work fronts
➢ Safety observer
➢ Insulating of plant
➢ Coordinating work fronts
➢ Mediate concerns from contractors to management
➢ Insulating product inventory
➢ Working at heights using fall arrest systems

Project type: Cooling Tower to run 250 MegaW unit
Production: Electricity
Location: Huntly, Waikato
Estimated Project Value: NZ $522 million

Industrial Insulator

Genesis Power - Huntly Power Station

Lagging and Cladding of turbines, pipes and generators

NZOIA, Flat water instructor certification

Waikato Polytechnic Institute

Adult teaching level 3
PANZ, Adventure based learning facilitation and rescue level 3
NZOIA, Flat water instructor certification
1996 Hamilton Skills Centre, Adventure tourism demographics and trends.

Work History

Waikato - Abseil Instructor

Mountain Safety Council

Waikato - Abseil Instructor, Bush craft survival,
Red Cross, Hamilton - 1st Aid

Tutor, Facilitator, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor

Hamilton Skills Centre

Main Duties:

➢ Coordination, facilitation and assessment of NZQA certificate programmes
➢ Risk analysis of potential outdoor locations for pursuit activities
➢ Technical safety team leader, implementing industry standards
➢ Accident and incident reporting and investigation
➢ Head outdoor pursuit training supervisor for staff training
➢ Member of NZQA unit moderation committee on site
➢ Equipment logistics manager
➢ Student enrollments and interviews
➢ Coordinating corporate team building activities, Fonterra
➢ Development of NZQA unit standards

Employer Details: Hamilton Skills Centre is a NZQA accredited education provider delivering NZQA national certificate programmes to a wide range of learner's, ethnicity and age groups. Using the outdoors as an education medium, students are exposed to learning that takes them out of their comfort zones and pushes their boundaries. Highly skilled staff delivers exceptional experiences to the learner in the hope that these experiences motivate the individual to set and achieve goals whilst attaining full time employment.

Professional Session Musician

Professional Musician

Recording Session Musician, Drums, Vocalist, Guitar, Live Musician, Bookings, Advertising and Marketing

Qualifications & Certifications

Certificate in Adult Teaching


National Certificate in Health and Safety - Level 4

Northtech - Whangarei

National Certificate in Health and Safety - Level 3

Summit Systems LTD NZ

Whangarei Boys High School

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