Todd Busby was awarded 2020 Best and Fairest Award for his work on the Common Industry Competencies (CIC) Project. Since taking over leadership of the CIC project, Todd has created a collaborative working environment with the Qld CIC team and actively engaged with his counterparts in the QLD CBWG. In addition, Todd has championed the concept and development of a Working at Heights Verification of Competency (VoC) tool as part of a broader whole of competency life cycle. This model is hoped to be repeatable for assessing other competencies in the future.

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Q: How did you feel about being awarded Best & Fairest? 

A: We have many valuable team members contributing to the Competence and Behaviour Working Group. We are privileged to work collaboratively to deliver common industry solutions such as the Competence Cycle activity. I feel humbled to be recognised for my contribution to Safer Together and how that contributes to making a difference to our workforce. 

Q: Why do you think Safer Together is important for our Industry? 

A: It is great that we have contractors and operators working together with the common goal, to prevent harm.  Safer Together provides an unique opportunity to provide a consistent approach, learn from each other and apply risk based simplification. There is significant potential to remove complexity and frustration for our frontline workers via common industry solutions such as the Competence Cycle activity. I look forward to us implementing impactful initiatives across our industry.

Q: Describe the best day you’ve ever had at work. 

A: There are many days at work that feel the best to me! I am passionate about learning from others, improving and make a difference to enable others to safely reach their potential. Each day provides me many opportunities to learn and improve.

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