Leanne Hunter MSc, CNZHFE

Human Factors Professional
WorkSafe New Zealand
Canterbury Region


I have worked across most industries and have expertise in:

•             taking a systems approach to identify and control risks
•             analysing and identifying risk factors associated with musculoskeletal injures
•             designing workplaces and work processes for optimal function
•             office workstation assessment and design
•             training businesses on risk assessment methods
•             incident investigation
•             research work

I have worked as an Ergonomist for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK for 8 years and have done some consultancy work within New Zealand. I have also worked as a Generalist Health and Safety Advisor for a large NZ healthcare provider. I currently work as a Principal Advisor within the Human Factors/Ergonomics team which is part of the wider Health and Technical Delivery team at WorkSafe.

HASANZ Registered
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand
  • Certified Member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand (CNZHFE)
  • MSc - Health Ergonomics
    BSc - Sport and Exercise Science
    NEBOSH - International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

351 Lincoln Road
Christchurch 8024