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For advice from a verified workplace health and safety professional go to the HASANZ Register.

For enquiries or information about HASANZ email us at or complete this form.

For enquiries about the HASANZ Register email us at

For information about HASANZ membership please click on the button below:

HASANZ Independent Chair

Mike O'Brien
phone 0274 508 465

Mike  has over 20 years of experience as a business leader. He has held executive positions in manufacturing, consumer electronics, technology and supply chain companies in New Zealand and overseas, along with various governance positions. Most recently, Mike spent five years as head of CHEP New Zealand, a subsidiary of Brambles, a global supplier of supply chain solutions. He holds an MBA from Auckland University. Mike is actively committed to improving the health and safety of New Zealand workplaces. He is on the steering group of the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum and has twice been a finalist in the leadership category of the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards. Mike is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors, He is President of youth development charity CISV NZ.

Executive Director

Philip Aldridge
phone +64 27 229 9462

Philip leads the day to day operation of HASANZ and the implementation of its business strategy. He has a broad background in both the public and private sectors with extensive leadership experience across a range of membership, government, industry training and commercial organisations. When Chief Executive of InfraTrain New Zealand he chaired the Built Environment Training Alliance (BETA) and was closely involved in building capability in the high-risk infrastructure construction industry for the Christchurch rebuild. This spurred his active interest in promoting workplace health and safety. 

Business Manager

Vic Tyler
phone +64 27 201 1759

Vic has oversight of HASANZ’s financial, IT, HR and administrative processes. She is responsible for the management of the HASANZ Register. Vic provides support to the HASANZ Governance Group, Managing Committee and Executive Director, and is the main point of contact for our member associations. Vic has a background in the health care industry where she was operations manager for a rehabilitation provider with 16 clinics nationwide. She has broad experience in customer service, administration and project management.

HASANZ Full Members

Hazardous Substances Professionals New Zealand (HSPNZ)

Kyle Nankivell

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand (HFESNZ)

Marion Edwin

New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM)

Greg Dearsly

NZ Occupational Health Nurses Association (NZOHNA)

Carolyn Haybittle

NZ Occupational Hygiene Society (NZOHS)

Derek Miller

New Zealand Safety Council (NZSC)

John Beattie

Occupational Therapy New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa (OTNZ - WNA)

Pam Mitchell

Physiotherapy New Zealand (Occupational Health Group)

Rachel Lilley

HASANZ Associate Members

Australian/New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM)

Maintenance Engineers Society of New Zealand (MESNZ)

NZ Institute of Hazardous Substances Management (NZIHSM)

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ)