DRA Safety, Engineering and Safety Consultant Services
DRA Safety are international providers of Engineering and Safety Consulting Services, with clients across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. We are also the amusement device inspection specialists across major parks and amusement industries in this area. We provide onsite Consultancy Services and Remote Safety Consulting services to further assist businesses to comply with their duties.
Over the 27 plus years we have helped many small to medium businesses address their safety needs. Providing assistance through developing effective safety programs/plans; conducting safety audits and hazard inspections.
Our Certified and Qualified Engineers have proven themselves through the introduction and ongoing support of the latest changes to Amusement Device approvals. Now set as the go-to company for Amusement Device Inspections.
We are continuing to provide consultancies for Amusement and Health & Safety investigations and are actively developing new health and safety training programs for businesses. This service continues to be backed up by measuring performance of safety management systems and implementing strategic safety programs.
Important Update: We now provide mobile access for Apple and Android users to the To-Do list for our online Health and Safety Management System. Our brochure explains more about this monitored Safety Management System that is able to be tailored to your business.
Engineering and Safety Consultant Background
DRA Safety have been providing Engineering and Safety Consultant services to the Education, Amusement and general industries through a range of services including bespoke Work Health and Safety Advisor training. Our safety services are provided by consultants who are experienced, qualified and well versed in the WHS Legislation across Australia. Our consultants are all certified by the Australian Institute of Health and Safety (AIHS) and are required to undergo annual confirmation of professional development in the Safety Field.
The Engineering Consultancy team is led by qualified and RPEQ certified engineers with extensive experience in a broad range of industries. With experiences from working in various position the advice provided will be from a point of experience. Our Engineering Consultants have membership to the Australian Amusement Leisure & Recreation Association and are considered as leading providers in the amusement industry in Australia promoting benchmark quality standards in maintenance and safety.
We provide Safety Management System (SMS) Audits, completed by a qualified Safety Consultant to assist in the implementation of the SMS. Our Asset Management also assist in controlling costs and management in businesses. With the harmonisation of the Work Health and Safety legislation across Australia it has become easier to establish a benchmark for businesses across our state borders.
Mental Health in the Workplace
Mental Health in the Workplace has been an issue for many years, now businesses are becoming more aware of this issue and are developing systems to better understand and act when required. One in five Australian employees report that they have taken time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months (source Beyond Blue). We have developed this free toolkit to assist organisations in getting conversations around Mental Health started.
General Consultancy & Industry Training
DRA Safety Engineering and Safety Consultants strive to maintain a market leading position by providing Health and Safety Management value added service. Backed up with qualified and accredited consultants providing effective business and safety outcomes for our clients. We have also been delivering the Health and Safety Representative training to businesses across Queensland.
We offer the Health and Safety Representative 5-day and 1-day Refresher training courses in house or at our training room delivered by a qualified health and safety consultant. Consistently receiving support from past participants seeking us out to continue their training.
Our work in the Amusement Industry is widely trusted and recognised, especially for the support we continue to provide the industry and through our Amusement Device Inspections (Amusement Ride Inspections). Even before the additional legislative requirements were placed on the Amusement Industry, we continue to be the lead company providing quality support to the Amusement industry. We also continue to inspect Inflatable Amusement Devices, as defined in the state WHS Legislation.
Now we have taken on more associated Theme Parks and attractions as a result of our proven safety advice and the qualified/certified Engineering consultancy service we complete. Our inspections are complemented by the use of Drones to inspect inaccessible; difficult to reach or high-risk access areas. For more information on how we use drones to complement our services please visit the Engineering Drones use page.
The DRA Engineering department have been instrumental in setting the standard for Australian Major Amusement Park operators to meet the Queensland Government’s stricter safety requirements. So much so that Major Amusement Park operators from other States in Australia have engaged our services. Our achievements in this field has positioned us as setting world-class, best practice safety standards across the many Major Amusement Parks, we work with.
Some of the smaller amusement park operators have also engaged our services to audit their business and provide recommendations. This has been the building block for implementing continual improvement systems within these smaller operators’ systems. Note: this is not a WHS Legislative requirement in Queensland or the other States of Australia.
Contact us today for an obligation free quote on any of our services.
Chief Executive Officer
Engineering and Safety Consultant