Welcome to QEC


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.





The Safeguard New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2014

Entries Close 14th April 2014

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



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



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



Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum leader of the year



Countdown Lifetime achievement award