Forge Works are collaborative, approachable and trusted industry leaders that share their expertise to improve people’s work and the safety of high-risk industry sectors.
Dr David Provan is the Managing Director of Forge Works safety consultancy, and a part-time research fellow at Griffith University. He has a 20-year career as a Safety Executive across the rail, construction and oil and gas industries.
His academic research interests include the operationalisation of Safety II and Resilience Engineering, and what it means for the current and future role of safety professionals within organisations.
Kym Bancroft is a passionate, future state-driven Health & Safety Leader presenting more than 15 years’ experience in the industry. With a Masters’ in Applied Psychology and currently completing a Masters’ in Safety Leadership, Kym is the Head of Health & Safety at Queensland Urban Utilities.
Taking a contemporary approach, Kym incorporates psychological principals and human-centred methodologies with safety innovation and evidence-based research to drive transformation across the workplace, creating high reliability, operational excellence and a positive workplace culture.