Our Team

 

 

Name:           Russell Harper

Position:        General Manager

Russell Harper 

Background

Mount Isa

42 years

Lived overseas in Britain for 12 months

Work Experience

Apprentice Fitter/Turner, 5 years underground, 5 years control room, 3 years mine rescue. Worked for several contractors on Xstrata lease.

 

Qualifications

 

 

Name–           Billy Krause           

Position–       Casual Trainer and Assessor/ Personal Trainer

Bill Krause 

Background

Mount Isa

37 years.

Commercial kangaroo and pig hunter, handyman and jack of all trades.

 

Work Experience

10 years in total with Remploy and six years supervising

13 years Supervisor of Krause Constructions

 

Qualifications

 

Name:           Brett De Courcey

Position:        Safety/Training Consultant

Brett DeCourcey 

Background

Mount Isa

All my life.

Play golf and soccer, also coach soccer

Work Experience

–      Volunteer Ambulance Officer – 6 years

–      St John’s Ambulance – 4 years

–      Outback at Isa Underground Tour Operator

Qualifications

–      Cert IV Workplace Trainer and Assessor

–      Forklift ticket

–      Loader ticket

–      30711QLD Course in Generic Induction to Metalliferous Mining – Core

–      RIIRIS201A Conduct Local Risk Control

–      HLTFA301B Apply First Aid

–      RIIERR201A Conduct Fire Team Operations

–      RIIERR205A Apply Initial Response First Aid

–      39253QLD LVR001 Rescue of a person performing low voltage electrical work

–      RIICOM301A Communicate information

–      RIIOHS301A Conduct safety and health investigations

–      RIIRIS301A Apply risk management processes

–      CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry  (White Card)

–      RIIOHS204A Work Safely at Heights

–      30712QLD Course in Generic Induction to Metalliferous Mining – Underground

–      RIIVEH201A Operate light vehicle

–      RIIHAN206A Transport plant, equipment and personnel

–      RIIUND204A Refuel vehicles/machines underground

–      RIIOHS202A Enter and work in confined spaces

–      MSAPMPER200C Work in accordance with an issued permit

–      MSAPMPER205C Enter confined space

–      UETTDRRF06B  Perform rescue from a live LV Panel

 

 

 

Name:           Wayne Wright

Position:        Safety/Training Consultant

Wayne Wright w

Background

Born and raised in Mt Isa.

Mt Isa has always been my home.

Married with 3 sons, 2 grandsons.  Enjoy camping and being outdoors.  Spending time with family and friends is important.

Work Experience

–      Completed apprenticeship as Refrigeration Mechanic

–      22 years paramedic in Queensland Ambulance Service.  As a paramedic I responded to incidents throughout the Xstrata surface and underground operations, both at Mount Isa Mines and George Fisher Mine.

–      3 ½ years Health & Safety Advisor working for a large company working onsite at Xstrata in various areas including HMP, Zinc Lead Concentrator, Lead and Copper Smelters and the Acid Plant.

–      4 years at Krause Health & Safety.

Qualifications

–      Qualified Refrigeration Mechanic

–      CNN64 Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Ambulance)

–      30596QLD Workplace Health & Safety Officer

–      BSB51307 Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety

–      BSZ40198 Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training

–      TAAASS404B Participate in Assessment Validation

–      Site Safety Supervisor & Health Representative

–      30711QLD Course in Generic Induction to Metalliferous Mining – Core

–      RIIRIS201A Conduct Local Risk Control

–      CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry (White Card)

–      HLTFA301B Apply First Aid

–      LVR001 Rescue of a person performing low voltage electrical work

–      RIIERR201A Conduct Fire Team Operations

–      RIIERR205A Apply Initial Response First Aid

–      RIIVEH201A Operate light vehicle

–      RIIHAN206A Transport plant, equipment and personnel

–      RIIUND204A Refuel vehicles/machines underground

–      RIIOHS204A Work Safely at Heights

–      UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel