Derica is a safety professional with extensive experience in developing and improving safety management systems, OHS auditing, WHS system analysis, risk management, safety training and change management for safety culture change. Derica works with employers to meet their OHS compliance obligations as well as empowering leaders and managers to create a positive safety culture within their workplace.
With over 20 years’ experience, Derica has highly developed OHS strategic planning, analytical problem solving and consultation skills as well as a wealth of experience in conducting OHS legislative compliance reviews and audits tailored to suit clients’ needs.
She is also experienced in hazard identification, risk assessment and risk analysis, contractor safety management, emergency preparedness planning, incident investigation and injury management, safety culture analysis and the application of scientifically proven best practice workplace stress surveys. Derica also specialises in workplace mental health and is a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor.