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Get to Know OHS Consultants

All our Health and Safety Documentation Complies with the New Zealand Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

Since 2010, OHS Consultants have helped New Zealand businesses with Health and Safety solutions, systems and understanding of Health and Safety legislation.

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Locations of OHS consultant offices across New Zealand

OHS Consultants Locations
Consultants are available in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North, Christchurch, Timaru, South Canterbury and Central Otago.
Our consultants are available Nationwide. If your town is not pinned on the map, don’t worry. We can still help you.
Contact us on 0800 582 535 for a free 10-minute consultation.
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Management Team

We pride ourselves for having the best people who are known for their integrity and success. We may not share an office but we are in constant contact with each other to ensure we are offering you the best solutions and information from around New Zealand.

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Shawn van Zyl


With nearly two decades of expertise in Risk Management, Shawn leads OHS Consultants as its visionary CEO, steering the firm towards continued excellence and innovation in the health and safety sector.


Shawn's illustrious career began in risk and consulting, where he spent six years with one of the world’s largest corporate risk firms, mastering the complexities of information security, business management, and finance.


His qualifications in these areas are complemented by hands-on experience managing one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned electricity networks, which highlights his capability to oversee significant infrastructural projects and teams.


Bruce Saunders

Senior Consultant

Bruce has a background in the oil and gas industry with a focus on sub-sea operations, which include commercial diving and ROV operations on an international basis.
He also has a work history within the NZ Fire Service and has owned an Asbestos Removal company.  

With his high risk work international  background, Bruce understands the importance of robust management systems, adoption and executice, to underpin organisation top level performance.

Bruce has completed his BSI Lead auditor and a member of NZISM.


Wayne Heath

Senior Consultant

Wayne is our head researcher, IMS developer and ensure documentation is maitained.

He has assisted multiple companies achieve external audit  certifications of various kinds, including asbestos companies to become JAS-ANZ certified. 

Wayne has completed his BSI Lead auditor, Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice OHS, Nebosh studies, NZISM Professional Certificate and is HASANZ registered. 


Our Mission

To provide ISO level OH&S, Environmental and Quality management systems (stand alone or integrated) and make them accessible to organisations throughout New Zealand. We also provide consultant-based solution services working remotely or by
visiting your site.


We cater for all industries – and all  sized business enterprises including corporate organisations.

Our objective is to meet or surpass the expectations of our clients, by providing superior


Our Accomplishments

We have : 

• Implemented management systems into many businesses, seeing them go on to achieve excellent results in         SiteWise, Impac PreQual, Totika, GMP audits and/or achieve external JAS-ANZ ISO certification status.

• Saved a young man from a life threatening disease, that he was not aware of,
by implementing health monitoring

  into the business he was working in.

• Helped multiple organisations have WorkSafe Safety Improvement Notice solutions lifted in a timely manner, with   a high success rate where organisations are not prosecuted or penalised. 

• Provided internationally recognised ISO-based environmental compliance and sustainability solutions recognised   for bettering the world we live in.

• Created sophisticated diverse management systems and procedures which have been adopted by organisations so   they have successfully achieved desired business outcomes. i.e. Enhanced business practice, reputation and wealth   creation opportunities.​


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Thomas Scherer

Site Manager,

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“OHS Consultants provided on site health and safety monitoring for a plant installation project.


They monitored our site to high expectations which we gained high praise for by WorkSafe during an inspection.


OHS maintained communication for necessary contacts on our behalf and provided ongoing support when the project went beyond the initial timeframe.”

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Niall Mugan,

Managing Director,

Keystone Ecology

Environmental & Sustainability in Health and Safety.


Gareth Mackay,
Production Manager

Port Blakely NZ Essential Oils Ltd

"OHS Consultants have proved to be an invaluable resource for us. Providing the utmost professional service, knowledge, and support throughout the creation of our Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems.


OHS Consultants have adapted to suit our industry and requirements to give us the best 'fit for purpose' systems. It has been a pleasure dealing with the OHS Consultants team.”

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Yvette Deluca

Operations Administrator

Plumbing Works Limited

"Wow what can I say, Fantastic company!

Excellent customer service, fast and efficient process.


Experts in their field of Health and Safety and legislation, they made my new Health & Safety Program a breeze, easy for the staff to use and covers everything that we asked for.


Awesome support from beginning to end of the process. Wayne is very informed and up to date, he went the extra mile at every stage with guidance and support. I would recommend them unreservedly."

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Some of Our Clients

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We Sponsor

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