MEET OUR TEAM

Wade

Wade is a second-generation Krause Health and Safety CEO and owner. 

At the age of 15 Wade started his journey by completing his work experience under his father, the late Bill Krause. Upon leaving school wade dived into the family business until 2008 when he transferred for onsite mining experience as a Safety Advisor for Xstrata Copper Smelter.

In 2011 Wade decided to dive into a new experience by working with the Diamond Drill, Raise Boring and Scaling crew as a shift supervisor. In 2012 PYBAR extended Wade an offer he couldn’t refuse and enabled him to get back to his Health and Safety roots as a Senior Safety and Training Advisor.

After eight years, Wade collected all his knowledge and experience he had obtained and returned to his family run business, Krause Health and Safety.

Under his leadership and guidance Krause Health and Safety has expanded into online courses and seen substantial growth across the board.

Wade has always been described as an honest, hardworking family man with four children of his own, he hopes to see the legacy that his father started in 1996 continue to provide a great service to his home town throughout the generations.

“Very good presence, good knowledge, good content.”- A.Kharidi

“Wade was engaging throughout and used humor at times to keep things interesting. I really enjoyed the course” – Jeff.

“The content of the course can be very dry but Wade was able to engage the group by providing real life examples that we could all relate to” – B.Robinson

“Wade involves everyone in the room and good in turn got good engagement. Really knows the content and was very relevant to the situation”- Sarah

“Wade displayed great passion and depth of knowledge in his subject content”- W.Haenemann

Our Team

Aaron

Aaron is the Operations Manager for South East Queensland, heading up the expansion of Krause Health & Safety in the Greater Brisbane region.

Aaron has grown up within a family heavily entrenched in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) industry, with family members working for a variety of RTOs, government departments and regulatory bodies over the years.

In 2012, Aaron completed his Certificate IV in Business and from there made moves to start his career in the world of VET. Starting out in a small team of national VET FEE-HELP data officers, he developed the necessary skills and knowledge to understand federal and state criteria, as well as national and Queensland contract compliance.

Throughout his career, Aaron has worked hard to create and implement quality improvements for RTOs, manage national and state student and organisational data, and utilise his way of innovative thinking to allow digitalisation and modernisation of RTO practices.

Aaron is now looking to the future and working with the amazing team at Krause Health & Safety (KHS) to expand into new training areas and take the steps necessary to solidify KHS as a leading and quality-driven RTO in Queensland.

Our Team

Wayne

Wayne has been an integral part of the Krause Health and Safety business since 2010.

Wayne started his career completing his apprenticeship as a Refrigeration Mechanic before applying his skills and knowledge as a paramedic in Queensland Ambulances services for 22 years. In this position as a paramedic he responded to incidents throughout Xstrata servicing both surface and underground operations at Mount Isa Mines and George Fischer.

Wayne also completed 3.5 years as a Health and Safety Advisor for a large company onsite at Xstrata in various areas including HMP, Zinc Lead Operator, Lead and Copper Smelters and the Acid Plant.

Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge and life experiences to Krause Health and Safety and has always maintained a warm, bubbly, approachable nature.

“Great presentation was at a good speed to allow active learning”- J. Thompson

“Wayne was very supportive and helped me with all my enquiries” -A. Kumer

“Excellent attention to detail and very considerate” -J. Harris

“ Engaging, passionate and involved Students”- Annoymous

“ Very Interactive with class, I appreciate Wayne telling us about his personal experiences” -P.Chung

“Hit the Mark”- H.Kelly

“Professional, clear, concise, helpful and informative”- L.Watson-Paul

Paul

Paul has been in the construction industry for 34 years. He did his apprenticeship with the Master Builders Group Training scheme, getting an extremely diverse introduction and training of his Carpentry trade.

After completing his apprenticeship, he Supervised large sites for 3 years before going to sub-contract in the residential area for 4 years.

In 1997 Paul got into the training sector. For 8 years he worked for Group Training companies building projects under the HITT Scheme (Housing Industry Trades Training Scheme) for Project Services. Paul did all aspects from tendering through to hand over of the projects including all site supervision and also hands on training of Carpentry apprentices on all the carpentry works.

From 2007 for 8 years Paul trained disengaged youth, long term unemployed and other various sectors in the community. The last 5 years Pauls training has been mainly with Carpentry apprentices.

Paul is very involved with his community in Fassifern, including the local Soccer club, going into his 11th year looking after the club.

Paul is looking forward to the exciting challenge of helping to establish Krause’s presence in the training sector in South-East Queensland.

Our Team

Brett

Born and bred Brett has been a part of the Mount Isa community all his life. In 1989, Brett started his employment with Mount Isa Mines until transferring to Townsville in 2005 where he worked for Xstrata Copper Refinery as a Process Operator and One Steel Metaland as a storeman. In 2008 Brett decided to change things up and moved away from the mining sector into a position with Roadtek.

During this time Brett spent 6 years volunteering with the Queensland Ambulance and 4 years with St. Johns Ambulance.

Brett found his forever job with Krause Health and Safety in 2011 and has been with the team ever since. Brett’s full of life persona and life experiences makes him a great trainer who can easily adapt to the training structure required of him. Student feedback from Brett’s training has been always so outstanding and is a constant reminder of what an outstanding trainer Brett has become.

“Brett gives lots of real-world examples and used his previous experiences in the industry to reinforce the safety points”- C.Styles.

“Brett knows his subject matter and very clearly explains in easy to understand terms while gives appropriate examples”- R.Leeman

Brett keeps the course interesting 10 out of 10” – M.Evans

Knows his job, well discussed, an asset”- R. Taylor

“Brett slowed down which was really good so he could emphasis the important information and asked to see if we understand it. Brett did not babble on about stories which was great so we could stay on track” – Amanda

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ROB

You know you have found a hard worker with dedication and loyalty when you find an employee like Rob.

Rob started working for Mica Creek Power Station as an operator/ auxiliary plant attendant back in 1986 and absorbed all that he could for 20 years, before spending another 7 years as a shift charge.

In December 2013, Rob was promoted to operations manager for a further 3 years, before Krause Health and Safety snatched him up in 2016.

A person who has dedicated 30 years employment to a single company, along with his extensive portfolio of qualifications and skills, is an employee Krause Health and Safety is glad to have. 

Robs swift to help nature is a great attribute with a can- do attitude, who doesn’t shy away from                           learning new things.

‘Trainer keeps it short, sharp and informative, great course, great trainer” -N.Beanol

“Good Trainer who is easy to understand”- Josh

“Trainer is attentive and provided sufficient responses to questions”- C Reikey

“Give the man a raise!”- U.Yu-Hoi

Rob gave good content with clear communication allowing enough time to complete assessment and take notes.- unknown (confined space course)

Our Team

Laura

Laura completed her Certificate III and IV as a personal trainer while working in the fitness industry for 5 years, while also completing a Bachelor of clinical exercise physiology. Laura graduated University in 2014 and continued through with this new degree under her belt to work as an Exercise Physiologist for 4 years. While in this new full-time position, Laura took what little down time she had and immersed herself into further study- Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.

In 2019 Laura welcomed a beautiful baby girl and decided that while working casually as an exercise Physiologist for 3 months, she still craved more.

Laura found her footing fast at Krause Health and Safety at the end of 2019 and moved swiftly through the rolls of Administration, Assistant, Compliance and to a full-time trainer with her Certificate IV in Training and Assessing qualification.

Laura’s infectious laugh and dedication has us very humbled to have her onboard. 

“Very helpful”- K.Enrich

“Laura is awesome and very helpful”- J.Luca

“Good Trainer, explained things very well, kept the class interested, all round great trainer”- Anonymous

“Laura is professional and attentive, runs a great course”- J.Forrest

Our Team

Che

Che-Anne grow up in a very small country town where everyone knew everyone. At the age of 18, she left the little town to travel around Australia, her first stop was Mount Isa to catch up with a friend, where she also found her now husband and decided to plant roots. Che’-Anne has spent much of her career in real estate as a property manager and sales person. She is a proud mum of four beautiful children and has continued to work through their growing years.  

In 2020 Che hit the ground running with Krause Health and Safety as a PA and Compliance officer, she is the driving force behind our e-learning portal and has been integral in its implementation and ongoing customer assistance, she is our ‘go to’ person for all of your E-learning questions. Che has also re-written all company documentation to meet current standards and requirements. There is no challenge too great for Che and she meets all of them head on with a smile (while throwing in the occasional practical joke to keep us all on our toes and full of laughs)

It is such an honour and pleasure to have Che as part of our team and we look forward to many more years of comraderie and laughs with her

“Very friendly and helpful”- R.Clarson

“Very encouraging and helpful”- G. Ryan

“Quick, clear and Constructive”- J.Pickering

Meet Our Team

Megs

Meaghan has been the magician behind the scenes since 2011. Meaghan worked as a senior hair stylist for many years in Mount Isa before turning a complete 180 working in the transport industry driving forklifts and trucks, she then took a break to raise her 2 girls. It was during this time she accepted a temporary position at Krause Health and Safety.

Loving the change in atmosphere and wanting to acquire a different skill set, Meaghan accepted a position in Administration with Krause Health and Safety and over the next 3 years worked into the role of Compliance officer. Then, in 2016 after the retirement of a long-standing employee Meaghan took the role of Financial Officer in stride.

During Meaghan’s time with Krause Health and Safety she has contributed to develop many policies, procedures and business incentives. She has been the sound voice of reason and advice when required and provides ongoing support for all staff.

Meaghan’s level of professionalism is second to none and anyone who has had the pleasure of her company would agree.

Our Team

Ebonie

If you have called the office, then chances are you have received the verbal hug from our warm and bubbly Ebonie. Her professionalism and attention to detail is perfection. Ebonie has come from an extensive background in managerial positions throughout the hospitality industry.

Ebonie started working while in her senior years of high school part time and as soon as she flipped her graduation cap, she took on the role of Duty Manager at Splash Café for 5 years.

It was onward and upwards on the totem pole for Ebonie when she accepted the position as a restaurant manager for a further 3 years. During this position Ebonie easily transitioned into the position of Events Manager/ Wedding coordinator.

It was in 2017 Ebonie said good bye to the city lights and hello to the Red dusted lands of Mount Isa where she continued in Event Managing with the Red Earth Hotel and Isa Hotel. During her time in the Isa, not only did Ebonie fall in love with the country lands but also a local Mount Isa man.

In 2018 Ebonie had to once again join the Hussle and bustle of Darwin’s city life working as a Duty Manager and Functions and Events Manager for a popular Tavern.

However, in 2020, Ebonie returned to Mount Isa with partner in tow, and accepted a position with Krause Health and Safety in Administration.

Being Krause Health and Safety’s first point in contact, Ebonie’s warm and lovable nature is without a doubt going to leave a lasting impression when you greet her.

Ann

Ann

Ann is a wonderful woman full of generosity and love. She has been a long-time volunteer in the community and big supporter of those in need. Ann has been with Krause Health and Safety since 2018 as a full timer cleaner.

Ann is notorious for her volunteer work for Paws Hoofs and Claws while providing many with there desired sweet deserts.

Staff don’t often get to see Ann as she’s working after hours but we all enjoy the clean fresh feel she has created when we return to work the next day.

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Wade is a second-generation Krause Health and Safety CEO and owner. 

At the age of 15 Wade started his journey by completing his work experience under his father, the late Bill Krause. Upon leaving school wade dived into the family business until 2008 when he transferred for onsite mining experience as a Safety Advisor for Xstrata Copper Smelter.

In 2011 Wade decided to dive into a new experience by working with the Diamond Drill, Raise Boring and Scaling crew as a shift supervisor. In 2012 PYBAR extended Wade an offer he couldn’t refuse and enabled him to get back to his Health and Safety roots as a Senior Safety and Training Advisor.

After eight years, Wade collected all his knowledge and experience he had obtained and returned to his family run business, Krause Health and Safety.

Under his leadership and guidance Krause Health and Safety has expanded into online courses and seen substantial growth across the board.

Wade has always been described as an honest, hardworking family man with four children of his own, he hopes to see the legacy that his father started in 1996 continue to provide a great service to his home town throughout the generations.

“Very good presence, good knowledge, good content.”- A.Kharidi

“Wade was engaging throughout and used humor at times to keep things interesting. I really enjoyed the course” – Jeff.

“The content of the course can be very dry but Wade was able to engage the group by providing real life examples that we could all relate to” – B.Robinson

“Wade involves everyone in the room and good in turn got good engagement. Really knows the content and was very relevant to the situation”- Sarah

“Wade displayed great passion and depth of knowledge in his subject content”- W.Haenemann

Our Team

Aaron is the Operations Manager for South East Queensland, heading up the expansion of Krause Health & Safety in the Greater Brisbane region.

Aaron has grown up within a family heavily entrenched in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) industry, with family members working for a variety of RTOs, government departments and regulatory bodies over the years.

In 2012, Aaron completed his Certificate IV in Business and from there made moves to start his career in the world of VET. Starting out in a small team of national VET FEE-HELP data officers, he developed the necessary skills and knowledge to understand federal and state criteria, as well as national and Queensland contract compliance.

Throughout his career, Aaron has worked hard to create and implement quality improvements for RTOs, manage national and state student and organisational data, and utilise his way of innovative thinking to allow digitalisation and modernisation of RTO practices.

Aaron is now looking to the future and working with the amazing team at Krause Health & Safety (KHS) to expand into new training areas and take the steps necessary to solidify KHS as a leading and quality-driven RTO in Queensland.

Our Team

Wayne has been an integral part of the Krause Health and Safety business since 2010.

Wayne started his career completing his apprenticeship as a Refrigeration Mechanic before applying his skills and knowledge as a paramedic in Queensland Ambulances services for 22 years. In this position as a paramedic he responded to incidents throughout Xstrata servicing both surface and underground operations at Mount Isa Mines and George Fischer.

Wayne also completed 3.5 years as a Health and Safety Advisor for a large company onsite at Xstrata in various areas including HMP, Zinc Lead Operator, Lead and Copper Smelters and the Acid Plant.

Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge and life experiences to Krause Health and Safety and has always maintained a warm, bubbly, approachable nature.

“Great presentation was at a good speed to allow active learning”- J. Thompson

“Wayne was very supportive and helped me with all my enquiries” -A. Kumer

“Excellent attention to detail and very considerate” -J. Harris

“ Engaging, passionate and involved Students”- Annoymous

“ Very Interactive with class, I appreciate Wayne telling us about his personal experiences” -P.Chung

“Hit the Mark”- H.Kelly

“Professional, clear, concise, helpful and informative”- L.Watson-Paul

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Paul has been in the construction industry for 34 years. 

He did his apprenticeship with the Master Builders Group Training scheme, getting an extremely diverse introduction and training of his Carpentry trade.

After completing his apprenticeship, he Supervised large sites for 3 years before going to sub-contract in the residential area for 4 years.

In 1997 Paul got into the training sector. For 8 years he worked for Group Training companies building projects under the HITT Scheme (Housing Industry Trades Training Scheme) for Project Services. Paul did all aspects from tendering through to hand over of the projects including all site supervision and also hands on training of Carpentry apprentices on all the carpentry works.

From 2007 for 8 years Paul trained disengaged youth, long term unemployed and other various sectors in the community. The last 5 years Pauls training has been mainly with Carpentry apprentices.

Paul is very involved with his community in Fassifern, including the local Soccer club, going into his 11th year looking after the club.

Paul is looking forward to the exciting challenge of helping to establish Krause’s presence in the training sector in South-East Queensland.

Our Team

Born and bred Brett has been a part of the Mount Isa community all his life. 

In 1989, Brett started his employment with Mount Isa Mines until transferring to Townsville in 2005 where he worked for Xstrata Copper Refinery as a Process Operator and One Steel Metaland as a storeman. In 2008 Brett decided to change things up and moved away from the mining sector into a position with Roadtek.

During this time Brett spent 6 years volunteering with the Queensland Ambulance and 4 years with St. Johns Ambulance.

Brett found his forever job with Krause Health and Safety in 2011 and has been with the team ever since. Brett’s full of life persona and life experiences makes him a great trainer who can easily adapt to the training structure required of him. Student feedback from Brett’s training has been always so outstanding and is a constant reminder of what an outstanding trainer Brett has become.

“Brett gives lots of real-world examples and used his previous experiences in the industry to reinforce the safety points”- C.Styles.

“Brett knows his subject matter and very clearly explains in easy to understand terms while gives appropriate examples”- R.Leeman

Brett keeps the course interesting 10 out of 10” – M.Evans

Knows his job, well discussed, an asset”- R. Taylor

“Brett slowed down which was really good so he could emphasis the important information and asked to see if we understand it. Brett did not babble on about stories which was great so we could stay on track” – Amanda

Our Team

You know you have found a hard worker with dedication and loyalty when you find an employee like Rob.

Rob started working for Mica Creek Power Station as an operator/ auxiliary plant attendant back in 1986 and absorbed all that he could for 20 years, before spending another 7 years as a shift charge.

In December 2013, Rob was promoted to operations manager for a further 3 years, before Krause Health and Safety snatched him up in 2016.

A person who has dedicated 30 years employment to a single company, along with his extensive portfolio of qualifications and skills, is an employee Krause Health and Safety is glad to have. 

Robs swift to help nature is a great attribute with a can- do attitude, who doesn’t shy away from                           learning new things.

‘Trainer keeps it short, sharp and informative, great course, great trainer” -N.Beanol

“Good Trainer who is easy to understand”- Josh

“Trainer is attentive and provided sufficient responses to questions”- C Reikey

“Give the man a raise!”- U.Yu-Hoi

Rob gave good content with clear communication allowing enough time to complete assessment and take notes.- unknown (confined space course)

Our Team

Laura completed her Certificate III and IV as a personal trainer while working in the fitness industry for 5 years, while also completing a Bachelor of clinical exercise physiology. 

Laura graduated University in 2014 and continued through with this new degree under her belt to work as an Exercise Physiologist for 4 years. While in this new full-time position, Laura took what little down time she had and immersed herself into further study- Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.

In 2019 Laura welcomed a beautiful baby girl and decided that while working casually as an exercise Physiologist for 3 months, she still craved more.

Laura found her footing fast at Krause Health and Safety at the end of 2019 and moved swiftly through the rolls of Administration, Assistant, Compliance and to a full-time trainer with her Certificate IV in Training and Assessing qualification.

Laura’s infectious laugh and dedication has us very humbled to have her onboard. 

“Very helpful”- K.Enrich

“Laura is awesome and very helpful”- J.Luca

“Good Trainer, explained things very well, kept the class interested, all round great trainer”- Anonymous

“Laura is professional and attentive, runs a great course”- J.Forrest

Our Team

Che-Anne grow up in a very small country town where everyone knew everyone. 

At the age of 18, she left the little town to travel around Australia, her first stop was Mount Isa to catch up with a friend, where she also found her now husband and decided to plant roots. Che’-Anne has spent much of her career in real estate as a property manager and sales person. She is a proud mum of four beautiful children and has continued to work through their growing years.  

In 2020 Che hit the ground running with Krause Health and Safety as a PA and Compliance officer, she is the driving force behind our e-learning portal and has been integral in its implementation and ongoing customer assistance, she is our ‘go to’ person for all of your E-learning questions. Che has also re-written all company documentation to meet current standards and requirements. There is no challenge too great for Che and she meets all of them head on with a smile (while throwing in the occasional practical joke to keep us all on our toes and full of laughs)

It is such an honour and pleasure to have Che as part of our team and we look forward to many more years of comraderie and laughs with her

“Very friendly and helpful”- R.Clarson

“Very encouraging and helpful”- G. Ryan

“Quick, clear and Constructive”- J.Pickering

Meet Our Team

Meaghan has been the magician behind the scenes since 2011. 

Meaghan worked as a senior hair stylist for many years in Mount Isa before turning a complete 180 working in the transport industry driving forklifts and trucks, she then took a break to raise her 2 girls. It was during this time she accepted a temporary position at Krause Health and Safety.

Loving the change in atmosphere and wanting to acquire a different skill set, Meaghan accepted a position in Administration with Krause Health and Safety and over the next 3 years worked into the role of Compliance officer. Then, in 2016 after the retirement of a long-standing employee Meaghan took the role of Financial Officer in stride.

During Meaghan’s time with Krause Health and Safety she has contributed to develop many policies, procedures and business incentives. She has been the sound voice of reason and advice when required and provides ongoing support for all staff.

Meaghan’s level of professionalism is second to none and anyone who has had the pleasure of her company would agree.

Our Team

If you have called the office, then chances are you have received the verbal hug from our warm and bubbly Ebonie. 

Her professionalism and attention to detail is perfection. Ebonie has come from an extensive background in managerial positions throughout the hospitality industry.

Ebonie started working while in her senior years of high school part time and as soon as she flipped her graduation cap, she took on the role of Duty Manager at Splash Café for 5 years.

It was onward and upwards on the totem pole for Ebonie when she accepted the position as a restaurant manager for a further 3 years. During this position Ebonie easily transitioned into the position of Events Manager/ Wedding coordinator.

It was in 2017 Ebonie said good bye to the city lights and hello to the Red dusted lands of Mount Isa where she continued in Event Managing with the Red Earth Hotel and Isa Hotel. During her time in the Isa, not only did Ebonie fall in love with the country lands but also a local Mount Isa man.

In 2018 Ebonie had to once again join the Hussle and bustle of Darwin’s city life working as a Duty Manager and Functions and Events Manager for a popular Tavern.

However, in 2020, Ebonie returned to Mount Isa with partner in tow, and accepted a position with Krause Health and Safety in Administration.

Being Krause Health and Safety’s first point in contact, Ebonie’s warm and lovable nature is without a doubt going to leave a lasting impression when you greet her.

Ann

Ann is a wonderful woman full of generosity and love. 

She has been a long-time volunteer in the community and big supporter of those in need. Ann has been with Krause Health and Safety since 2018 as a full timer cleaner.

Ann is notorious for her volunteer work for Paws Hoofs and Claws while providing many with there desired sweet deserts.

Staff don’t often get to see Ann as she’s working after hours but we all enjoy the clean fresh feel she has created when we return to work the next day.