CHEMSEARCH is an Otago based Health and Safety Consultancy that supplies first class services to a wide variety of clients throughout New Zealand. Locally these include Otago University, Dunedin Public Hospital, Oceana Gold, Cadbury Ltd and AgResearch Invermay.
Through CHEMSEARCH you will have access to specialists with years of experience in providing a high standard of service to wide variety of industries.

CHEMSEARCH is a member of:

  • The New Zealand Association of Consulting Laboratories
  • The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (Graduate member).
  • The New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society (Full member)

Capability Statement:

CHEMSEARCH can provide comprehensive occupational health and safety system resources, monitoring services, auditing and chemical consultancy to meet a wide variety of needs. These include:

  1. Hazard ID: Working with staff to identify hazards, undertake risk assessment and classify if the hazard is significant or not.
  2. Accident Reporting and Investigation: Existing protocols are examined and evaluated. If required these are brought up to current best practice guidelines. CHEMSEARCH can provide accident investigation services as required.
  3. Implementation of electronic Health and Safety management systems.
  4. Education and Training: John Watson has a great deal of experience in this area having taught at Otago Polytechnic as a specialist lecturer in Environmental Science (National Diploma in Science 1999-2002) and Otago University. John continues to teach at Otago University providing specialist lectures in the area of Quality Control in Chemical Analysis and Air Quality Testing. Chemsearch can provide comprehensive training and education where this is necessary and can pro-actively embark on Health and Safety Education programmes to ensure all staff are aware of best practice guidelines for their area of work as well as being kept up to date with changes to the Health and Safety in Employment Act and its amendments.
  5. Multimedia: Chemsearch can produce induction DVD’s on your site tailored to meet your requirements.