Safety Services

We offer an array of safety services tailored to meet your specific needs. Our expert team is led by Derek, an accomplished health and safety professional with a rich background in primary industries, construction, manufacturing, major hazard facilities, and the education sector. Our mission is to create safer workplaces by empowering businesses with practical and effective safety solutions. We pride ourselves on delivering services that are not only compliant with legislative requirements but also foster an engaged safety culture.

Software Solutions

Our journey with you starts with a comprehensive evaluation of your current health and safety systems. This helps us understand your unique needs and define the software system requirements specification. This process ensures that the solution fits your organisation like a glove. We have practical experience with many of the health and safety software solutions available in New Zealand and are able to work with you to identify which ones could support your defined system requirements the best.
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Return to Work & ACC

Workplace injuries can sometimes result in time off work, reduced hours, or alternative duties. At DeRisk NZ, we understand the complexities and challenges of these situations. Our Return to Work and ACC service is designed to support your business get your staff back to pre-injury duties as quickly and safely as possible. Whether the injury requires a short recovery period or has long-term implications, we're here to help you navigate the return to work process. Our team of registered Health and Safety Professionals can provide advice on ACC and the development of suitable return-to-work plans.
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Training and Coaching

At DeRisk NZ, we believe in the transformative power of education. With over 25 years of experience spanning multiple sectors, our mission is to deliver tailored training, mentoring, and coaching services to build health, safety, and well-being knowledge, skill, and capability. Our strategies are not 'off-the-shelf'; instead, they are customised to your business's specific needs. From providing in-house support to helping you develop and deliver appropriate health and safety strategies, we are your partners in establishing a safety-conscious culture.
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Risk Management

In an ever-changing business landscape marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, DeRisk NZ provides you a proactive solution to risk management. As a leading safety consultancy service in New Zealand, we specialise in anticipating potential risks, devising robust strategies to tackle them, and fostering a culture of safety and resilience within your organisation. Our experienced team of risk management professionals will guide you through the challenges of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, creating a safer environment for your business to thrive.
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Incident Investigations

When unexpected events occur within your business, prompt and thorough incident investigations are crucial to mitigating potential risks and preventing recurrence. DeRisk NZ, can provide comprehensive, rapid-response incident investigations to businesses across New Zealand. Our incident investigations service is designed to help you understand why an event occurred, and crucially, what needs to be done to ensure it doesn't happen again. We are equipped to handle all sorts of incidents, whether dealing with WorkSafe, addressing improvement notices, supporting your internal investigation and legal team, or undertaking an independent investigation on your behalf. Our team of registered Health and Safety Professionals are backed by years of practical experience and professional knowledge, ensuring that each investigation we conduct is thorough, objective, and aligned with industry best practices. We approach every incident with a unique lens, tailoring our investigation strategy to your specific situation and needs.
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Health and Safety Management Systems (HSMS)

At DeRisk NZ, we specialise in supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of Health and Safety Management Systems tailored to meet the unique needs of businesses and individuals across New Zealand. Whether you are a one-person business or a Major Hazard Facility, our expert safety consultancy services can help you establish robust health and safety management systems that prioritise the well-being of your employees and support compliance with legal requirements.
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Monitoring & Assurance

At DeRisk NZ, we are dedicated to helping businesses support their assurance requirements through our expert consultancy services. Our experienced professionals can support the delivery of  monitoring and assurance processes to help ensure every aspect of your workplace health and safety management system works effectively. With our comprehensive reviews, audits, assessments and practical strategies, we empower organisations across New Zealand to enhance their monitoring and assurance practices.
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Worker Engagement

Strengthening safety culture in your organisation is vital for prioritising and promoting a safe work environment. It involves cultivating open communication, accountability, and active employee engagement in identifying hazards and suggesting safety improvements. A strong safety culture not only reduces incidents but also boosts morale, enhances productivity, and builds a positive reputation. DeRisk NZ specialises in helping organisations strengthen their safety culture through expert safety consultancy services. Together, we can create a workplace where safety is ingrained in every aspect of operations, ensuring a secure and healthy work environment for all.
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Hear It from Our Clients

See the impact we've had on businesses and how we could do the same for you.

“I got Derek in to update our H&S management system. He was honest and did a great job. Highly recommend.”

Station Manager – Whareroa Station

Mark Bowsher

“Very knowledgeable and willing to put the effort in upfront to understand our situation. Tailored things to fit our business requirements without creating a pile of confusing admin for us”

Owner – That Dingo Guy, Palmerston North

Spencer Christiansen

“Helped us understand what we needed to have in place to meet our legal obligations, and provided some cost-effective solutions that he helped us implement”

Director – Silver Fin Sports

Gerald Lee

Connect with DeRisk – Your Partner in Health & Safety

Tailored, Practical Solutions for Diverse Business Needs

Leverage DeRisk’s 25 years of practical cross-sector experience to optimise your health, safety and wellbeing practices. Registered HASANZ professionals deliver bespoke consultancy and training solutions across Taupo and wider North Island. We simplify health and safety through practical advice, in-house support, strategy development, audits, and SafePlus Assessments. Our specialties encompass Technical Health and Safety Services, Governance & Leadership, Contractor Safety, and software solutions. Contact DeRisk today, your partner for a safer workplace.