Machine Safety Engineers

Our team are fully TÜV qualified

Our team

TEG Risk has a highly trained team of machine safety specialists from mechanical, electrical and safety backgrounds. They have operational and design experience so understand your constraints and requirements. They have international experience in large blue-chip companies and understand corporate risk management.

Hamish Baker

Hamish Baker

PRINCIPAL SAFETY ENGINEER AND DIRECTOR

Experience:
Hamish has nearly 20 years’ experience in the safety management and engineering practice area. He has been the safety, health and environment manager for large multi-site food/chemical companies in the United Kingdom and is highly experienced in the field of risk assessment and risk management. As co-founder of TEG Risk, he has been providing machine safety engineering services covering the whole life cycle including risk assessment, concept design, detailed specification, procurement support, project management and validation. Hamish is highly skilled in programme design, implementation and delivery of numerous machine risk assessment programmes for significant food processing companies.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Technology (Hons) – Massey University
• NEBOSH Diploma (Occupational Health and Safety)
• TÜV SÜD Certified Functional Safety Professional – ID TA13010202 (United Kingdom course)
• Certification in Hazardous Area Classification (Australian Unit Standards)

Ross Norgrove

Ross Norgrove

DIRECTOR

Experience:
Ross has more than 25 years of experience in broad international engineering management roles in the manufacturing sector. He formed Technical Engineering Group (TEG) in 2005 after managing the Goodman Fielder group technical and engineering function which provided capital project management and machine safety services to 22 manufacturing sites for five years. Machine safety has been a priority for Ross throughout his career and together with Hamish Baker they formed TEG Risk and Sustainability in 2011 to provide professional, world class machine safety consulting to manufacturing industries
Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) – University of Auckland
• Bachelor of Commerce – University of Auckland
• Chartered Professional Engineer CPEng, IntPE, CMEngNZ
• Certified Project Management Professional PMP
• Pilz MachineSAFE Course

Murray Larsen

Murray Larsen

SENIOR SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
Murray is a highly experienced mechanical engineer with a multi-disciplinary design background that includes mechanical design and electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and safety PLC programming. This experience includes eight years designing cranes and lifting machinery and 13 years as the chief design engineer of materials handling equipment for the food industry while at Millers Mechanical. He has also provided contract technical design services to Heat and Control on the standardisation of fryers.

Qualifications:

• Advanced Trade (Fitting, Turning and Machining, Engineering Draftsman)
• New Zealand Certificate in Engineering (Mechanical)
• TÜV SÜD Certified Functional Safety Professional – ID TA13010203 (United Kingdom course)
• TÜV SÜD University Certificate in Professional Development (UCPD): European Machinery Safety Requirement (United Kingdom course)

Oliver Smith

Oliver Smith

SENIOR SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
Oliver has a design engineering background and has significant experience in machine risk assessment, scoping and project management of machine safety upgrades at multiple clients’ facilities in the food and beverage sector. He was integral to developing the TEGRA app and is able to leverage its capability, providing custom management information reports for our clients. He can also use the data from within the app to compress the delivery of machine safety upgrades to a very high degree; where some works might normally take years, they can be compressed into months.

Qualifications:

• Master of Engineering (Mechanical) – University of Auckland
• CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)

Charles Webb

Charles Webb

SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
Charles has been undertaking machine safety risk assessments and design/specification work in the meat, dairy and packaging sectors since joining TEG Risk. Prior to this he was a design engineer of bag filling machines where many of the required machine safety disciplines and competencies are applied. He has also had roles in maintenance and contract design engineering providing valuable practical experience.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechatronics) – Manukau Institute of Technology
• CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)
• Registered Electrical Service Technician
• Nat. Cert. Maintenance & Diagnostics, Mech. Eng

James Hayter

James Hayter

SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
James is a recent addition to the team and has a degree in mechanical engineering. He has previously worked at Metro Performance Glass as a production engineer helping commission their new manufacturing plant, and at Intermac acting as a technical sales rep for their materials handling and automated glass and stone cutting equipment. Since joining TEG Risk James has completed numerous machine risk assessments on meat industry equipment.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) – Auckland University of Technology
• CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)

Warren Wagener

Warren Wagener

SENIOR SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
Warren has over 30 years’ experience designing, installing and validating electrical, electronic and control systems in the aviation, fuel supply and food industries. His most recent work has been related to the design and installation of over 30 safety systems for the food industry. As a CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord) – qualified engineer with a current practicing licence with the New Zealand Electrical Workers Registration Board, he is ideally placed to deliver end-to-end machine safety design and validation advice and activities.

Qualifications:

• New Zealand Certificate in Engineering (Electronics)
• Certified Functional Safety Application Expert-SGS-TÜV Saar (CFSAE – SGS TÜV Saar )
• CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)
• Registered Electrical Service Technician
• ITC Thermography (thermal imaging)

Barry Kleine

Barry Kleine

SAFETY ENGINEER

Experience:
Barry is an equipment reliability professional with over 30 years’ experience in equipment and safety performance. He has more than 15 years’ experience in senior reliability roles in a multi-national corporation including time as the Global Reliability Manager for ABB. His sector background is the wood processing industry and recently he has been involved in extensive machine safety reviews in the New Zealand meat industry.

Success in international roles has come from having a hands-on background coupled with a very systematic and detailed approach to solutions. Barry has been very successful in the identification of site issues, prioritisation to get the fastest results and the application of world class processes in a practical, functional and cost-effective manner.

Qualifications:

• BE (Mech)
• CMSE® – Certified Machine Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)
• NZCE (Mech)
• Advanced Trade Fitting Turning and Machining

New Zealand / Australia