Dr. Susan Edwards CIOSH

Rivelin Safety Limited
Wellington Region


I work as a generalist and specialist health and safety professional for organisations from sole traders up to large government organisations providing tailored advice and services.  I specialise in work related to hazardous substances. I aim to keep H&S pragmatic, simple and elegant focused on key risks and worker involvement. 


I have over 25 years’ experience working with hazardous substances as a Chemical and Process Engineering and as a Health and Safety Professional. I also have further training in Occupational Hygiene.  These inform the specialist services that I provide which includes: 

  • Development and delivery of tailored/site specific hazardous substance handling training, and health effects training
  • Hazardous substance auditing
  • Hazardous substance selection, storage, use and controls advice
  • Exposure monitoring, occupational hygiene
  • High Hazard Facility: hazard identification, risk assessment and HAZOP facilitation
  • Laboratory and Pilot Plant risk management

The generalist services I provide include:

  • SafePlus Assessments
  • System auditing and gap analysis
  • Critical risk/control management
  • Bowtie Facilitation
  • Hazard identification, Risk Assessment and HAZOP Facilitation
  • H&S Training
  • Health and safety advice for schools

I work with a small consortium of H&S professionals who all have different specialties.

Rivelin Safety Limited



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Happy to have a chat. Contact me and if I can't help you I will know someone who can.

Susan Edwards

HASANZ Registered
  • New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society
  • Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - Chartered Member
    New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society - Associate Member

  • NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
    NEBOSH International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
    Advanced Investigation Techniques (ICAM)
    IOHA W201 Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene
    IOHA W501 - Measurement of Hazardous Substances (including Risk Assessment)
    IOHA W507 - Health Effects of Hazardous Substances
    IOHA W503 - Noise - Measurement and its Effects
    IOHA W507 - Health Effects of Hazardous Substances
    IOHA W505 - Control of Hazardous Substances
    IOHA W506 Ergonomics Essentials
    IOHA W502 Thermal Environment
    HAZOP Leader Training
    OHS Management Systems Auditor Course
    SafePlus Assessor Training

    Doctor of Philosophy - Chemical and Process Engineering, Sheffield University
    Bachelor of Technology - C
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

1031c Blue Mountains Road
Whitemans Valley
Upper Hutt 5371

Street address

1031c Blue Mountains Road
Whitemans Valley
Upper Hutt 5371