Michael Bates

Health and Safety Practitioner
St John
Canterbury Region


Manager Safety Services - St John

Trade Qualified Engineer with 25 years of manufacturing experience in a wide range of industries including, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Heavy Engineering, Quarrying and Bulk Product Manufacture and Processing.

Project Management with experience of the management of large complex projects and the related health and safety requirements.

Development of Risk Assessment and Management training programmes which can be tailored to individual business requirements. 

Experience of Audit preparation for external audits, gap analysis, and internal audit development and auditing. 

Inclusive and collaborative approach to risk assessment and control

Extensive experience of innovative approaches to successful risk management across a wide range of businesses. 

Dedicated to continual professional development to ensure that I can provide information on current best practice. 

ICAM trained with additional Training in Human Factors Analysis and Behavioural Safety systems. 

HASANZ Registered
  • New Zealand Institute of Safety Management
  • Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - Graduate Member - 157433
  • NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
    NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

4973 Christchurch Akaroa Road, RD1
Little River
Canterbury 7591