About Us

What We Do

health and safety services

Job Fit is an organisation that is recognised for providing innovative and professional health, safety and fitness services. We have strong experience in the laundry, hospital, cleaning, manufacturing, and warehousing sectors. However we do provide our services to all industry.

 

Accidents happen. And when it involves one of your staff members, the expense of injury goes far beyond medical bills. The costs of lost productivity, wasted administration & management time, plus the emotional outcomes of negative staff morale and stress, can all amount to a huge financial headache.

 

But there is relief. Job Fit provides their clients with specific training and safety procedures to help recognize and reduce the likelihood of injuries before they occur.

 

By providing the most innovative and job specific training and tools, our clients are more likely to successfully identify risks involved within the tasks they perform and handle it before it potentially becomes a huge occupational health and safety nightmare.

 

With our qualifications and expertise we can provide our clients with a range of services including: manual handling training, risk assessments, noise assessments, ergonomic training, ergonomic assessments, workplace assessments, workplace stretching programs just to name a few.

 

Our Team

Andrew Funke

Andrew Funke

Andrew Funke
Owner / Consultant

Qualifications:

Bachelor Applied Science (Human Movement)

Personal Training Certificate
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Certificate IV in Occupational Health & Safety
Certificate IV in Small Business Management

 

 

Founder of Job Fit in 2005, Andrew’s focus is providing businesses with preventative services to help them manage injuries in a proactive environment. Andrew has completed his Bachelor degrees at the University of Ballarat. Since completing his degrees he has continued his studies in OH&S. He is also a Vic Fit accredited Personal Trainer.

 

In the time Job Fit has provided its injury prevention services, Andrew has many ongoing relationships within a number of different industries. Some of these clients include: Hella Australia, Dandenong City Council, Princes Laundry, Alsco, Cabrini Health, Cabrini Linen Services, Nuplex and Royal Children’s Hospital. He believes in working closely with both employers and employees to provide the utmost professional and accurate services for his clients.

 

Andrew’s background in human movement and personal training along with his knowledge in OHS makes his skills very unique. He combines biomechanics with safety in his training programs to ensure his clients and their employees are trained well and understand the importance of proper preparation and manual handling techniques to prevent injuries. Andrew’s approach to workplace assessments is second to none. The details provided in his reports are an asset to any company searching to improve their safety and return to work processes.

Paul Newbery

Paul Newbery

Paul Newbery
Business Planning

 

 

 

 

 

Whilst he is not engaged in Job Fit business planning or operations, Paul Newbery is employed as General Manager of a medium enterprise business to business service organisation. He has served fifteen years in this role having previously performed the various line managers’ roles of Service Manager, Plant Manager and Projects Manager within this same organisation.

 

Paul has a military background having started his working life with the Australian Regular Army where he served eight years and achieved the rank of Sergeant.

 

Paul’s ongoing contributions to the success of Job Fit are in the areas of business planning, process development and product development.

 

Paul uses the services of Job Fit within the medium enterprise he manages.