Risk management at Obertech

Risk management includes the identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks, i.e., the exposure of someone or something of value to an uncertain outcome. Obertech takes a proactive approach towards Risk Management within the business setting and as such have set up systems to cover the spectrum of our services to reduce risks and their effects.

Our risk management system is a cyclic system which continually identifies, analyses and evaluates possible risks within and outside of the work place in order to predict, prevent and manage adverse outcomes.


Obertech is committed to protecting the environment through preventative measures throughout all of our practices. We ensure that the acts of the business comply with applicable environmental legislation and regulations as set out in the Resource Management act of 1991. Our Products and services are procured, provided, stored, delivered and used in ways that are appropriate from an environmental and legislative point of view. Obertech has extensive procedures relating to the management of dangerous goods and hazardous substances to prevent any damage to the environment.


Obertech is committed to regularly internally auditing our systems, processes and standards. These audits ensure that our Quality Management and Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental management systems are effectively implemented and maintained. These audits are also to ensure that we comply with WorkSafe NZ guidelines, ISO Management Systems and AS/NZS Standards. Obertech is always looking for ways to improve and internal audits and measurement aid in this advancement of the business processes and practices.

Business continuity

Obertech is prepared for major incidents including epidemics and national emergencies in the future should they occur. We have an Influenza pandemic plan as well as an emergency preparedness and response plan which include a business recovery and continuity plan. These plans identify core employees and skills within Obertech Group required to continue the business as usual should there be a significant event causing absence of employees. Obertech uses cloud based IT services which allows protection of information in the case of physical damage. We also have communication plans in place should they be required for contractors, suppliers, key customers and employees.

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