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These changes require all businesses of medium
AVERT Risk Management Services (‘Avert’) is a size or larger to provide and implement a Risk
private consultancy company designed to provide Management Plan, and penalties will apply for
Risk Management advice and assessment Risk Management failures.
tailored to businesses involved in provision of
services to the general public.
The Australian Risk Management Standard
AVERT specialises in application of Risk (AS4360:1999) is applied to all Business Risks
Management in the areas of 'Public Safety, including operational, physical, human resource,
Environmental Health & Safety and Occupational industrial relations and financial risk.
Health and Safety'
Recent Tragedies … EXPERIENCE
"Recent tragedies... have highlighted the need for AVERT is a private consultancy company
risk management strategies, and from Dec 15, designed to provide Risk Management advice
2001, federal criminal penalties will follow risk and assessment tailored to businesses involved
management failures. From today, companies in provision of services to the general public.
have 6 months to implement risk management
programs before – facing serious criminal AVERT has as its foundation over twenty years
penalties and fines under new provisions of the experience in ‘operational’ analysis, policy
Commonwealth Criminal Code". development and risk treatment strategies
focused on public events and venues.
Standards Australia Press Release (2001-06-21).
Risk Management Application We have extensive experience of event, security
and safety planning and venue management.
Risk Management Application is the cultural This includes the treating and preventing of risk,
change to ensure an organisation formally combined with extensive management
considers all levels of risk and prepares a consultancy. In addition to this, it is a natural
treatment for all identified risks. At the very least extension to understand the prior process of
a Risk Management Plan can aid in future identifying and evaluating risk.
management planning, reduce losses and reduce
AVERT combines industry best practice with our
AVERT specialises in application of Risk dedication to AS/NZS 4360 (1999) and
Management strategies for Public Safety, associated educational briefings, as well as an
Environmental Health & Safety and Occupational inclination to methodological application of the
Health and Safety, for organisations involved in standards flow chart. This allows us to deliver
event and venue operations. With over twenty compliance and audit facilitation and consultancy
years experience in ‘operational’ analysis, policy to clients in many fields.
development and risk treatment strategies, we
can bring you in line with the new legislation. With the increasing focus on formalised Risk
Management and the corresponding legal
requirements, AVERT Risk Management
Your Obligations Services offers diversified Risk Management
All organisations are exposed to risk in all of their consultancy applicable to all service companies.
everyday business activities. Our areas of expertise relate to Public Safety,
Event Safety, Event Management Risk Planning,
Recent legislative changes under new provisions Occupational Health and Safety Management
of the Commonwealth Criminal Code outline Systems.
organisations' obligations to identify and minimise
risk through the implementation of formal risk
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A selection of current clients Sydney Olympic Park Rugby World Cup Public
Domain Live Site Public Safety
Andrew Birley Events The Best of The Best Diner
Australian Business Theatre The Domain Rugby World Cup Live Site Public
Australian Fashion Innovators / Spin Events Safety
Australian Racing Drivers Club Toyota & Lexus @ Melbourne Motor Show
Bobby Goldsmith Foundation
Channel V Risk Management Systems
Confederation Australian Motor Sport [CAMS]
Harrow Avert Risk Management Services can assist
Horizon Events clients at all stages of the Risk Management
Jack Morton Worldwide process in accordance with the Risk
Jam Recordings Management process defined within the
Maverick Marketing & Communications Australian Standard AS/NZS4360.
Mink + Rush
On Targett Communications Services include a comprehensive enterprise
Peter Rix Management wide Risk Management System or combinations
Playbill Venues of Faciliation of Risk Management Systems
Podium Events Development, Implementation and Integration
Shine Event Management (including Change Management), Risk
Staging Rentals Management Education, and/or Risk
Sydney SuperDome Management Consultation and Audit.
Technical Direction Company
University of Western Sydney Students Union
VEM There is a difference between the risks an
Watches of Switzerland organisation identifies and its capability to
manage these risks. This ‘risk management gap’
needs to be considered as both a component of
Risk Reviews and the basis for implementing an integrated Risk
A Selection of Recent Risk Reviews Management and Change Management program.
Confederation Australian Motor Sport
Operations [CAMS] Implementing risk management requires a Risk
Dixie Chicks Australian Tour Security Management Integration Program that provides
Operations corporate-wide application of risk management
Good Vibrations Festival supported by a framework and tool-kit that
Harley Davidson 100th Anniversary Tour delivers aggregated risk management information
Hong Kong Tourist Board Launch to protect, release and create value for an
ICAP Christms Party organisation and its stakeholders.
Livid Sydney Public Safety
Matrix The Revolutions Premiere
The Risk Management System ensures each
Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, Public
activity is subject to the integrity of those within
an organisation who are accountable, in
News Limited RWC Corporate Hospitality
accordance with the AS/NZS:4360 process.
Red Hot Chilli Peppers Sydney Operations
Robbie Williams Operations
Rocks & Circular Quay New Years Eve
Celebrations Public Safety
Rocks & Circular Quay Rugby World Cup Live
Site Public Safety
Santana Sydney Operations
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Application and Implementation Risk Management Education
Self Paced Learning Kit.
A tailored Risk Management Programme can be Includes delivery of introductory management
implemented by: and/or staff briefings and policy documentation
outlining client specific standards and process
Enterprise wide Risk Management Systems requirements.
Self-paced learning manual covering Risk
'An Enterpise Wide Risk Management System
Management from theory to application
can be applied with relatively minimal application
of internal resources (administrative, human and
Risk Management Consultancy:
financial). This system is designed to create and
maintain a Risk Management programme by
Detailed investigation of the current risk
A framework for internal Risk Management management system and its compliance with all
Assessment based on your organisation’s assets facets of the Australian Standard 4360: Risk
and obligations. Management. Includes delivery and presentation
Training of client Directors, Management and of management report.
staff of the Risk Management process ensuring
standardised risk management process and Comprehensive professional risk assessment
application. (risk appropriate project team).
A reporting system to inform client Directors and Continuing compliance can be supplemented by
Management of the identification and treatment of additional consultancy reports which will ensure
risk and make them aware of emerging risk within maintenance of industry best practice.
their workplace environment.
AVERT assisted organisations can use the risk
A formal “living” policy that is used, reviewed planning process to indemnify client company
and implemented at all levels of the organisation management from overlooking or failing to
to minimise exposure to risk and potential costs. address adequate risk identification and
treatment schemes and become aware of how to
A policy driven review of other costs associated treat and report emerging risk.
with risk e.g. insurance, contractual litigation, and
ensure they are correctly implemented and
Risk Management Education
Introducing Risk Management awareness to key
staff members. Comprised of a workshop based
education and training approach.
Development of a client Risk Management
Policy through ‘step by step’, ‘face to face’
facilitation (skill development workshops, assisted
policy development and strategic assessment
Based on ‘tick box’ checklists (easily
implemented and time resource effective format)
to ensure identified risk is considered and
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FACILITATION Sites containing relevant issues and Information
Andrew Tatrai, Director possesses the following concerning risk management for venues and
qualifications and professional memberships: events.
Professional Memberships NSW Workcover Authority
Member Australian Institute of Risk
Management (AIRM) CCH OHS Updates
Licensed Security Consultant: 2ABD (1C http://www.cch.com.au
Corporate Risk & Major Event Crowd Control) Current legislation and Law
Member International Association of Assembly
Managers Australian Legal Information Institute
Member Venue Management Association http://www.austlii.edu.au
Associate, Australian Marketing Institute
Member, Australian Customer Service CONTACT
Professional Qualifications Andrew Tatrai: Director
Graduate Diploma Risk Management (Monash) T: 02 96997688
F: 02 96997755
Certificate IV Risk Assessment (Security)
University of NSW Master of Commerce M: 0412 719 126
(Marketing) E: email@example.com
International Association of Assembly Managers
Venue Management School Ogle Bay,
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA Venue Managers
University of NSW Bachelor of Applied Science
Compliance and regulatory information.
The Association of Risk and Insurance
Managers of Australasia
The Australian Institute of Risk Management
Emergency Management Australia
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