Rick Bultitude

Director, Investigations and Emergency Response, SafeWork NSW

Rick Bultitude has been a work health and safety professional for over 30 years. Rick joined the then WorkCover Authority of NSW (now SafeWork NSW) in 1994 as an Safety Inspector. In 2002, Rick was appointed to the position of Manager for the Construction Team, responsible for delivering regulatory services to the construction sector within the greater Sydney Metropolitan area.

In 2008, Rick established a centralisation response and investigation function at WorkCover. In 2012, he assumed responsibility for leading the delivery of the Regulator’s enforceable undertakings program.

In 2016, Rick was appointed to the position of Director, Investigations and Emergency Response at SafeWork NSW.

Investigations & Emergency Response provides a range of state-wide services that deliver investigation outcomes, incident and request for service triaging, after-hours response, emergency management and enforceable undertaking functions. Investigations & Emergency Response guides the organisation’s strategic response services and frameworks. Investigations and Emergency Response also play a key role in the building and maintenance of co-regulator relationships.