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Welcome to Redhawk Safety

  Highly qualified & experienced 

Passionate about improving health & safety performance & promoting strong safety cultures

 

Director / Principal Consultant 

Deb Cameron MWHS (with Distinction, Newcastle), BMS (Waikato), CertProfNZISM 

Phone: 021 0625 884 

deborah@redhawksafety.nz 

Linkedin: DEB CAMERON

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • Extensive experience in the Ports & logistics sectors, manufacturing, and agri-business 
  • Leading safety in complex multi-PCBU critical risk environments 
  • Successful stakeholder / industry engagement & collaboration (including government agencies)
  • Enhancing safety culture 
  • Lead investigator on numerous HRI investigations (including within the port industry) 
  • Safety leadership experience (including member of National Executive of the NZISM Senior Leadership Team 2020 – Current) 
  • Effective & skilled safety communicator 

 

Specialities: 

  • Critical Risk
    • Confined Space 
    • Working at Height 
    • Mobile Plant 
    • Traffic Management
    • Energy isolation
    • Heavy Lifting
    • Hazardous Substances 
  • Incident Investigations & Learning Teams facilitator
  • Risk Assessments 
  • Legislation compliance 
  • Health & Safety Leadership 
  • Psychosocial risk and mental health issues in the workplace 
  • Health & Safety Management Systems 
  • Safety Communications 

 

GOVERNANCE 

  • Board Member: Waipuna Hospice Inc., Tauranga, 2022 – Current 
  • Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Governance Essentials Workshop Scholarship 2023
  • Company Directors course, NZ Institute of Directors 
  • Open to Board / Governance roles 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & ACREDITATIONS 

  • Master of Workplace Health & Safety (with Distinction), University of Newcastle, Australia 
  • Bachelor of Management Studies, University of Waikato 
  • NZ Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) Certified Professional Accredited Member 
  • Health & Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) – Registered Practitioner 

HASANZ REGISTER

  • ICAM Investigator 

 

AWARDS 

Winner Safeguard Awards 2021 Best Collaboration between PCBUs: 

In 2021 Deb was part of a team who was announced the winner of the Safeguard NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards for “Best Collaboration between PCBUs”. The high-risk operation involved the removal of 40,000 tonnes of fumigated logs from a damaged vessel to another at the Port of Tauranga. It required coordination with many PCBUs, involved a high-risk challenging environment, and was completed without incident or injury. 

NEWS & MEDIA

SAFEGUARD MAGAZINE ARTICLE