With a background spanning over 10 years, Virginia is a dedicated professional in health, safety & wellbeing, and quality assurance and auditing. Her experience across diverse industries such as government, utilities, education, manufacturing, and healthcare has provided her with a deep understanding of legal requirements and regulations related to health and safety.
Virginia's passion lies in helping organisations effectively manage risks to ensure the wellbeing and safety of their workforce. She excels in developing user-friendly and tailored management systems that meet audit requirements and comply with health and safety legislation. Her meticulous attention to detail ensures practical documentation that drives H&S improvements.
Known for her warm and friendly nature, Virginia excels at building strong working relationships and fostering mutual understanding when addressing challenges. She approaches communication with openness, positivity, and cultural sensitivity, encouraging personal responsibility among staff through a pragmatic and constructive approach.
Virginia is comfortable collaborating with all stakeholders, from management to staff, contractors, and external agencies. Her commitment to improving H&S outcomes and her willingness to work alongside others make her a valuable asset in creating a safe and healthy work environment.
She holds a ProfNZISM status.
- New Zealand Institute of Safety Management
- Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice - OHS (Dist)
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (endorsed in Hazard assessment and management)
Graduate Diploma in Quality Systems (Dist)
Bachelor in Science (Hons)
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