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Special Advisor

Fiona Carney

Senior Health & Safety Consultant - OHN CMNZISM


P+64 9 977 5397

M+64 21 841 014

Fiona Carney

Fiona is senior consultant in the firm's health and safety advisory business. She has over 20 years’ health and safety experience in both the private and public sectors, including senior management roles within manufacturing, telecommunication, infrastructure, printing and publishing, and consultancy organisations. 

With formal qualifications in occupational health nursing and occupational health and safety, Fiona has a proven track record of practically applying the many facets of effective health and safety management. She provides clear, concise and down-to-earth solutions that support business leaders in the delivery of their health and safety objectives and goals.

Fiona has the ability to quickly identify, and prioritise, activities and strategies that raise the profile of health and safety within a business. She is an expert in delivering successful outcomes and increasing awareness across senior and middle management towards the integration of health and safety practices into their daily business activities and leadership traits.  

Examples of Work

  • Review of transport sector arrangements associated with identification and management of violent and aggressive behaviours (VAB) and driver safety, providing recommendations of best practice processes opportunities
  • Detailed reviews of existing Health and Safety management systems (HSMS) to determine ‘fit for purpose’ with recommendations to address gaps
  • Preparation of new revised HSMS including examples of appropriate Health and Safety Strategic Plans and improved governance reporting
  • Preparation of critical risk control plans (bowties) for and with clients
  • Facilitation of Health and Safety workshops on variety of subjects, including bowties, Health and Safety planning, effective Health and Safety committees and contractor management
  • Review of wellness and wellbeing programmes, advising on opportunities for improvement and attainment of available accreditation
  • In-house and public presentations on practical application of Health and Safety

Other Credentials

  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Safe Plus Assessor
  • NZISM - Certified Member
  • NZISM - HASANZ Panel Member
  • NZISM - Approved Mentor