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  • Shoena Messner
  • Director Major Hazard Facility Unit, Work Health & Safety Queensland (WHSQLD)

Shoena is the Director of the Major Hazard Facilities unit within Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

She has extensive experience as a process engineer and superintendent with Western Mining and then BHP Billiton. She moved into regulation 13 years ago after investigating a dust and hydrogen explosion that cost a life and precipitated the closure of the plant.

Shoena is dedicated to bringing practical solutions to the management of high-risk activities and incorporating technical judgment into public policy.


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