62D Victoria Street
PO Box 898
Ph: 07 827 0075
Fax: 07 827 0076
Established in 1997, QEC is a specialised regulatory and technical consultancy, working across the fields of environmental, safety, hazardous substances, food safety and quality management.
We provide consultancy, training, auditing, assessment and certification services throughout New Zealand.
Our staff are experienced and tertiary qualified.
Our health and safety system is accredited to tertiary WSMP standard.
We are a registered Private Training Establishment, and approved trainer for the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board.
We are executive committee members of the NZIHSM and members of NZISM.
We certify approved handlers, locations and stationary containers under HSNO.
We are an accredited agent for the Warranty Standards certification programme.
Now is a good time to start thinking about the innovative and successful health and safety initiatives your organisation has carried out in the last 12 months and the people behind them and to enter them into this year's awards.
If you want to enter and don’t know where to start, contact us now. We can assist prepare your entry to the highest standard. Contact us at: Info@qec.co.nz
The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards recognises businesses, both large and small and individuals, who champion safety. They give national recognition to good ideas, superior systems, great initiatives and hard-working people who have made a difference.
Previous award winners have discovered that winning an award can:
Motivate and raise awareness of health and safety within your organisation
Gain recognition from your customers, suppliers, shareholders and peers
Provide a benchmark for your health and safety performance and set an agenda for continuous improvement
The awards will be presented at a Gala Dinner at the SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland on the 28th of May.
Categories available for entry:
Category 1— SAFETY
Kensington Swan best initiative to address a safety hazard
Category 2 — OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
WorkSafe NZ best initiative to address a health hazard
Category 3 — WELLNESS
Vitae best initiative to improve employee wellness
Category 4 — ENGAGEMENT
NZ Safety best initiative to encourage engagement in health and safety
Category 5 — DESIGN
SICK best use of design to eliminate or isolate a hazard
Category 6 — SMALL BUSINESS
Site Safe best health and safety initiative by a small business
Category 7 — LARGE ORGANISATION
Impac best significant health and safety initiative by a large organisation
Category 8 — LEADERSHIP
ACC best leadership of an industry sector or region
Category 9 — PRACTITIONER
NZISM health and safety practitioner of the year
Category 10 — EMPLOYEE
Ross Wilson — NZCTU most influential employee
Category 11 — EXECUTIVE LEADER
Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum leader of the year
Countdown Lifetime achievement award
Click link for more infomation/ register:
17 April – 1 Day Management of an Exempt Laboratory
22 April – ½ Day Approved Handler - Class 3.1A and B Flammable Liquids
24 April – ½ Day Approved Handler Class 6,8 & 9 – Toxic, Corrosive and Eco Toxic
28 April – ½ Day Resource Consents / Compliance Monitoring
30 April – ½ Day Chemical Safety
6 - 7 May - 2 Day Aprroved Handler Course
We now sell NZ made portable bund units for Hazardous substances in 2 sizes, available to buy online.
Purchase the EPA approved Code Of Practice HSNO COP 28 Hazardous Substance Separation Locations - Click here for further details
The EPA have recently approved the Code of Practice for used oil, November 2013 (HSNOCOP 63). Stationary Container Certificates (SCS) are now required for above ground tanks of 5,000 litres or more, containers of 60 litres if connected to a burner, or 250 litres if below ground.
Secondary containment and emergency response is now required at 1,000 litres. In effect Used Oil now requires a level three control, much the same as other Hazardous Substances.If you do have concerns or questions about your waste oil holdings just give us a call.
QEC has sponsored an endangered Rowi Kiwi egg. This share allows us to follow the first year of a critically endangered Rowi Kiwi chick’s life as it goes through the BNZ Operation Nest Egg programme throughout 2014.