Hazard Management Systems Ltd started 2004 as safety consultancy business.

Through this time the company has implemented health & safety systems for over 90 companies

Who are we

Charlie Strickland
Charlie started work at the age of 14 in the meat works and gained his slaughtering qualification then went into engineering building wheat silos and achieved his 2nd class welding certification.

He then moved to New Zealand from Australia and started working in the drain laying and roadworks in Hastings then became a certified M.A.F inspector. He then moved on to working at a saw mill in Hastings becoming a timber processer and machine trainer, in 1999 he was promoted to Human Resources which included health & safety and the start of his dedication to H&S.

Charlie is passionate about H&S and can testify to the importance of others H&S and wellbeing through his own significant injury experience.

Debbie Strickland
Debbie started work as a bookkeeper in South Africa and after immigrating to New Zealand and marrying Charlie; she got involved in H&S due to the workload increasing as a result of more clients coming on board. Since then, she has helped Charlie grow the business to where it is today and they work well together as a team and have a unique working ability with each other.

Debbie has been involved in H&S for the last 8 years and has developed into a knowledgeable H&S consultant.

Vince Lomas
Vince was raised in a pub and lived & worked there from the age of 11 to 22 where he assisted his parents with cellar and pump maintenance, stock control, barman and general management. While continuing his hospitality functions, Vince worked in the meat works gaining his slaughtering qualification.

Vince has also worked as a sand blaster, paint sprayer, car mechanic care and salesman.

Vince’s main careers have consisted of 14 years in residential child care in both open and secure settings, becoming a registered manager of a children’s home where he was responsible for the health and welfare of the residents and staff and 18 years working for an agricultural engineering and supply company. Vince’s agricultural experience involved welding, fabrication, steel erection, repairs and management. Vince became a director of the company in 2012 until his resignation in 2018 to relocate to New Zealand to support Hazard Management Systems Ltd in a time of business growth.

Vince has been involved in H&S for over 20 years in the UK. He has written, developed and implemented policies, risk assessments and method statements. He believes the core to a successful business is the health, safety and welfare of its employees and is looking forward to working in NZ and learning policies that will enable him to utilize his expertise here.


Our core belief is to provide a realistic service that is upfront and transparent in all of its dealings with management and staff.

We value employer and employees’ well being and base our commitment to our clients on a relationship and then system support



"The Standard you walk past is the standard you accept"

Hazard Management Systems Limited

Charlie Strickland (Director – Consultant)
+ 64 27 288 8546
Debbie Strickland (Consultant)
+ 64 27 859 3235
Vince Lomas (Consultant)
+ 64 22 467 9513
New Zealand
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