Ricky Lewer ICertOH

Occupational Hygienist
Direct Hazmat Consultants Ltd
Manawatu-Wanganui Region


Ricky is a qualified occupational hygienist, licensed asbestos assessor and full member of the NZ Occupational Hygiene Society.

Since 2011 he has worked in the government and the private sector both in New Zealand and Australia in the fields of asbestos, workplace exposure assessments (dust, noise, chemical, gas, heavy metals, fumes, heat stress etc), indoor air quality, mould, and contamination assessments. Prior to taking up his career in occupational hygiene he worked for the New Zealand Police for 25 years as a Detective, Sergeant, and Police Prosecutor.
Over his career he has worked for large corporations such as Downers, Spotless, New Zealand Defence Force, Housing New Zealand, Department of Corrections, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Wellington Water, Wellington Electricity, and the Queensland Government.

With his enthusiasm for completing projects on time, he is always looking at ways to continuously improve and provide clients with a great service. He is passionate about making workplaces safer for workers. Special interests include investigation work, consulting, workplace exposure monitoring and managing large asbestos removal projects.

HASANZ Registered
  • New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society
  • International Certificate in Occupational Hygiene (ICertOH)
    Licensed Asbestos Assessor AA16120243
    Certificate in Construction Safety
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

P O Box 34
Manawatu 4702

Street address

Direct Hazmat Consultants, Level 1 Agri Business Centre
8 Weld Street
Manawatu 4702