we are recognised as a market leader in the provision of

Work Health & Safety Consultancy, Auditing & Training.

DRA Safety Specialties Pty Ltd was founded by David Randall in 1995 with offices located on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. The company has both full time staff and a number of Associates who can be called upon to provide specialist services when required.

Managing Director David Randall and Director Steve Penfold have been involved with the industry since 1990, providing specialist WHS consulting in fields such as Hazardous Chemical Management, Machinery Safeguarding, Design Registration of Amusement Rides, Contractor Management etc.

Other services include Safety Management systems development and implementation, general risk management services, auditing services including PQC and HSECQ Audits, Self-insurance and AS4801 audits and developing and conducting a range of accredited safety training programs.

Our consultants David Randall, Steve Penfold, and Mark Rattle have been heavily involved with the Safety Institute of Australia and are registered as a Chartered Fellow and Chartered Professional Members.

David with his mechanical engineering background and ongoing work with the theme parks, was appointed to the Hospitality, Recreation and other Services Industry Sector Standing Committee to represent the safety interests of the industry at the State level with Steve alternately sitting in on the meetings.

Steve with his civil engineering background, has been appointed as a Federal Safety Auditor for the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner, Australian Government. All of DRA Safety Specialists consultants strive to make the Safety industry better and make workplaces safe for all workers.

The Consultants at DRA Safety Specialists have diverse backgrounds with Graduate Diplomas in OHS, degrees in Mechanical and Civil Engineering and Science, Training & Assessment & Architecture. All Consultants are Lead Auditors RABQSA (Exemplar Global), David and Steve are accredited self-insurance auditors and Steve is a PQC and Federal Safety Auditor. Our consultants not only have the technical knowledge but also the experience behind them to provide for practical application of the legislation.

DRA Safety Specialists work closely with clients all over Australia, and are recommended by our clients as a quality service provider. Many clients have retained the services of DRA Specialists consultants for over 10 years and in some cases nearing 20 years. These relationships are built on trust, service and professionalism. Our consultants pride themselves on demystifying the legislative requirements to provide simple and practical solutions that work and that staff understand.

DRA Safety Specialists have developed their own on-line Safety Management System called Safety Direct™ which is being used by over 80 schools, Government agencies and businesses.

We are a registered Training organisation (RTO ID: 31786) delivering public and in-house training in a variety of both nationally accredited and specialist safety areas.

All of our Safety experts are ready to travel to remote and regional locations as required. Traveling frequently to all parts of Australia including remote areas, central & far north Queensland and as far afield as Papua New Guinea.

The great administration support of three full time staff being Narelle, Tiffany and Ann and Onisha part time means reports are delivered professionally and on time. Repeat work over the years from clients' evidence DRA’s ability to meet the deadlines required with quality reports.

 

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