Emergency Preparedness / Health and Safety / Business Continuity Management / BCP

Emergency Planning & Preparedness – Who is Triage Management Systems?

Emergency Planning & Preparedness – Who is Triage Management Systems?

Meet the Principal

Emergency Planning & Preparedness, Business Continuity, Resilience & Management Consultant for your business’s disaster recovery – your experienced expert – Jenny Ewing, Owner.

Jenny has been involved in Emergency Planning & Preparedness, and Response for over 30+ years nationally and internationally within the public, private and NGO sectors. Within the past 10+ years she has been passionate around enhancing organisational resilience using a holistic model focusing on organisational culture, and empowering organisations to build capabilities to turn potential threats into opportunities through robust business continuity and risk management planning.

Emergency Planning & Preparedness Resilience is dependent on having the ability to trigger positive adjustments and to continually adapt and change under challenging conditions.

Why work with us in terms of Emergency Planning & Preparedness?

Triage Management Systems offers a full-service Emergency Planning & Preparedness (emergency or disaster management) consultation, focusing on a comprehensive approach to emergency management; from hazard vulnerability analysis through to plan/policy development, training, exercises/scenarios, and evaluation.

With over 30+ years hands on experience within emergency management we offer the depth and breadth of experience required to fully understand the complexities often associated with in this field.

We aspire in offering personalised emergency management services to ensure we mitigate the risks often associated with emergency events hence ensuring a safer more resilient world.


  • Post Graduate Cert Emergency Management – AUT
  • Grad Dip Occupational Health & Safety – SIT
  • Bachelor of Health Science. Victoria University, Melbourne
  • ICAM Accident Investigation
  • Accident Investigation & Prevention NZQA 17601
  • Workplace Training Assessor (4098/4099)
  • Risk Management NZQA 30265
  • Site Safe Building Construction Passport
  • Emergency Operations Centre
  • CIMS 2 and 4 NZQA 17279 & 29553/54
  • Health & Safety Representative course Stage 1 & 2 Section 19 & 46/46a
  • CIMS Train the Trainer course
  • Health & Safety Course for managers
  • Leadership & Management Course
  • CIMS 3 (Coordinated Incident Management System)
  • Provide First Aid in Emergency Situations NZQA 6401, 6400, 6402

Emergency Manager – Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards (2014-2018) Primary, secondary and tertiary level facilities. Providing a predictable, integrated and sustainable whole of health system response to emergencies and/or events that cause disruption to business as usual, working in partnership with all supporting agencies. This role is all hazards based both natural and internal hazards. A large proportion of this role was focused around mitigating and managing risks.

Project Manager for tsunami relief project in Phuket Thailand on behalf of the New Zealand Government and NZ sponsoring organisations (2004-2006), involved initially in conducting DNA on the deceased alongside Thai Forensic Team, restoration and retraining projects, supporting and counselling orphaned children-rehousing, other identified projects.

  • Compiling and writing an emergency care manual for disadvantaged nations
  • Involved in establishing and teaching emergency care programmes to health workers in Laotian Hospitals/villages (pioneered programme 2003-this work is ongoing)
  • Teacher/Curriculum developer – Anglican Relief Development Agency- Skills Development Centre (Lao PDR) inclusive of health & safety components.
  • External Consultant for NGO and Ministry of Health (Lao PDR) Full independent review of an ongoing Primary Health Project in Laos


  • Awarded New Zealand Service Medal for Humanitarian/emergency management work in the 2004 Thailand Tsunami
  • Awarded Paul Harris Fellow Medal (Rotary International) for humanitarian/emergency management work in disadvantaged nations