Rob Kidd

Adv Dip. OHS, Grad Cert in Business, Cert IV Frontline Management, Cert IV Training & Education, Cert IV Health Care, Cert IV Emergency Response, Lead Auditor

Rob has over 15 years’ experience within the field of Occupational Health and Safety with a significant portion being gained in site-based roles within the senior leadership team.
Rob had exposure to both surface and underground mining and several years within the process plant environment. His interests are in the design and delivery of behavioural based safety programs and an understanding of the significance of Organisational Behaviour when seeking cultural change. Rob blends understanding of complex systems with a practical tailored approach to seek satisfactory outcomes and is able to draw on previous experience gained across several industries that include mining, precious metal refining and bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing.


  • Risk Management
  • Safety & Compliance Management
  • Independent Technical Reviews
  • WHS Auditing

Track Record

  • While employed by the largest mining services provider in Australia, Rob was tasked with the mobilisation of key projects across WA and NT. During his tenure, Rob mobilised 5 projects with up to 300 persons on each including associated fleet mining machinery for both surface and underground
  • In a previous site-based role, Rob was presented with the problem of trying to reduce the site Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR). Rob reviewed existing incident classification methods and discovered inconsistencies in how they were applied, changing the processes and procedures to be prescriptive allowed a more consistent approach to injury classification
  • Rob was tasked with finding an engineering solution for several fatigue/distraction related events on mobile equipment during hauling operations. Rob was able to source an in-cab monitoring solution that relied upon the measurement of facial landmarks from an operator facing camera to identify early fatigue
  • After a significant event at a processing plant in the Goldfields, Rob facilitated and delivered expert knowledge and implemented systems for safe confined space entry. Rob oversaw the improvements that were required which included a requirement to risk assess all confined space inherent risks, design safe entry methods and to ensure that adequate facility was provided for the rescue of personnel from confined spaces