Series 2 - Episode #01 - Alex Ogg

February 8, 2021 @ 6:43 pm

Welcome to the first episode in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

Our first speaker in the second series is Alex Ogg. At the time of this podcasts Alex was the Chief Executive Officer of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC).  He was the chair of the SeSAFE Steering Committee.

Alex has 15 years of experience in the pearling sector as a licensee and member of a number of commercial boards, as well as a ministerial appointee of the Pearling Industry Advisory Committee. This commercial experience adds to his deep understanding of fishers’ common business concerns.

 

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Series 2 - SeSAFE: Seafood Industry Safety Induction Training

June 13, 2020 @ 7:10 am

This podcast groups together Episodes #01 through #05 of Series 2 discussions.  For more information on the initiative: Seafood Industry Safety Initiative.

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Series 2 - Episode #05 - John Atkinson

June 13, 2020 @ 6:55 am

Welcome to the fifth episode in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

The fifth speaker in this series is John Atkinson, People and Development Manager at MG Kailis.   

Since 1988, John has held the role as People and Development Manager at MG Kailis. John is a values driven generalist who possesses and applies sound strategic and operational business planning skills to influence senior management to achieve business objectives. John is qualified in Business Management and Human Resources disciplines.

John can be contacted on mobile 0419 905 060 or email johnatkinson@kailis.com.au.  For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan

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Series 2 - Episode #04 - Michael O’Brien

June 13, 2020 @ 6:45 am

Welcome to the fourth episode in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

Our speaker in this series is Michael O’Brien, General Manager of Australia Bay Seafoods.

Michael started  working on Prawn trawlers in November 1972 out of Darwin and became a cadet Skipper the following year with Markwell Fisheries He skippered  his first vessel 3 years later. After 14 years, prawn fishing in Northern Australia moved into a fleet management position. Michael has been involved in vessel refit for many years and is now the General Manager of Australia Bay Seafoods in Darwin.

Michael can be contacted on 0418 605 512 or mobrien@australiabay.com. For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan.

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Series 2 - Episode #03(b) - Steve Eayrs

June 13, 2020 @ 6:32 am

Welcome to the third ( Part B) episode in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

Steve began his career as a commercial fisher in the 1980s working in the Northern Prawn Fishery, N.W. Shelf Scampi Fishery, Orange Roughy Fishery, and prawn fisheries in Saudi Arabia and Burma.

Steve was a fishing technologist at the Australian Maritime College for many years, and was closely involved in the early development of Turtle Exclusion Devices (TED) and Bycatch Reduction devices (BRD) in prawn fisheries in Australia, the Middle East, and S.E. Asia.

In 2017, Steve returned after 11-years as a Research Scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine, USA, working closely with fishers and others to develop ‘win-win’ fishing gears for fishers and the environment.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Fishing Technology, a Master of Philosophy Degree in Fisheries, and a PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies.

Steve is the Principal Investigator to project SeSAFE.

Steve can be contacted on mobile 0472 784 530 or email seayrs@sesafe.com.au.  For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan.

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Series 2 - Episode #03(a) - Steve Eayrs

June 13, 2020 @ 6:32 am

Welcome to the third episode ( Part A)in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

Steve began his career as a commercial fisher in the 1980s working in the Northern Prawn Fishery, N.W. Shelf Scampi Fishery, Orange Roughy Fishery, and prawn fisheries in Saudi Arabia and Burma.

Steve was a fishing technologist at the Australian Maritime College for many years, and was closely involved in the early development of Turtle Exclusion Devices (TED) and Bycatch Reduction devices (BRD) in prawn fisheries in Australia, the Middle East, and S.E. Asia.

In 2017, Steve returned after 11-years as a Research Scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine, USA, working closely with fishers and others to develop ‘win-win’ fishing gears for fishers and the environment.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Fishing Technology, a Master of Philosophy Degree in Fisheries, and a PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies.

Steve is the Principal Investigator to project SeSAFE.

Steve can be contacted on mobile 0472 784 530 or email seayrs@sesafe.com.au.  For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan.

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Series 2 - Episode #02 - Clayton Nelson

June 13, 2020 @ 6:21 am

Welcome to the second episode in the second series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the SeSAFE – safety training for the professional fishing industry

The second speaker in this series is Clayton Nelson, General Manager Policy and External Relations with Austral. 

Clayton Nelson has been involved in the Australian Fishing Industry since 1980 when he went to sea as a deckhand in the Northern Prawn Fishery. Clayton progressed in the fishery to being a Master of a new 25M trawler in 1985. In 1997, he became a partner and Executive Director of ASX listed Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, and Director Operations for Tiger Fisheries Pty Ltd.
During that period, Clayton served on a number of Commonwealth Fisheries research and management committees and was previously the Chairman of WAFIC (WA Fishing Industry Council). Clayton now holds the role of General Manager Policy and External Relations with Austral.
Clayton is an original member for the SeSAFE Steering Committee to assist with the transition of the Learning Management System program from Austral Fisheries to SeSAFE.

Clayton can be contacted on phone (08) 9217 0131, mobile 0417 928 413 or email cnelson@australfisheries.com.au.  For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan.

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Series 1 - National Seafood Industry RD&E Safety Initiative

May 25, 2020 @ 3:22 pm

This podcast groups together all Series 1 discussions.  For more information on the initiative: Seafood Industry Safety Initiative.

 

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Series 1 - Episode #04 - Michael O’Brien

May 25, 2020 @ 3:22 pm

Welcome to 2020 and the fourth episode in a series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry.  For more information on the initiative: Seafood Industry Safety Initiative.

Michael started  working on Prawn trawlers in November 1972 out of Darwin and became a cadet Skipper the following year with Markwell Fisheries He skippered  his first vessel 3 years later. After 14 years prawn fishing in Northern Australia moved into a fleet management position. Michael has been involved in vessel refit for many years and is now the General Manager of Australia Bay Seafoods in Darwin.

Michael can be contacted on 0418 605 512 or mobrien@australiabay.com. For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the Strategic Plan.

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Series 1 - Episode #03 - Heidi Mumme

May 25, 2020 @ 3:22 pm

Welcome to the third episode  first series of podcasts focused on work health and safety in the seafood industry. This series of podcasts focus on the Seafood Industry Safety Initiative

Our third speaker in this series is Heid Mumme.

In the early 2000’s Heide was employed at Paspaley Pearls as an R&D officer. In 2012 Heide was involved in establishing an integrated QHSE System for Paspaley Pearls with the focus on development of the fleets SMS. The SMS involved formalising many processes around all aspects of the pearling business from hatchery production, growout and fishing (diving for wild oysters) and seaplane operations.

Since mid-2019, Heide has been a part time facilitator and researcher on the National Seafood Industry Leadership Program (NSILP) and commenced MI-Fish Consulting. Heide is also Vice President and Tasmanian Director of WISA (Women in Seafood Australasia).

Heidi is can be contacted at Mi-Fish Consulting on 0401073905 or Heidi.chadd@bigpond.com. For more information on the National Seafood Industry Safety Initiative please refer to the  Strategic Plan.

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