Alliance Safety Equipments

About Us

Alliance Safety Equipment Pty Ltd was established in 2007 and is a Townsville & Mount Isa based family owned company specialising in Sales, Service and Hire of Confined Space & Gas Detection Equipment, Height Safety Equipment, Rescue Equipment, Lockout & Tagout and Personal Protective Equipment.

We provide our clients with the supply, hire and maintenance of certified safety products as well as the technical assistance and support required to maintain a safe and compliant workplace. Our aim is to provide you with a tailored solution to meet your safety requirements.

Alliance Safety Equipment aligns with leading manufacturers and distributors to offer the highest quality products and equipment.  Most products and equipment supplied by Alliance Safety can be serviced locally in Townsville by our Service Division. 
In addition to being able to service the products and equipment we sell, Alliance Safety offers comprehensive short and long term hire options. 

Our showrooms located in both Townsville and Mount Isa have interactive product displays whereby our experienced staff can demonstrate the fitting, practical application and use of a range of products.

The Team


Maarten Zuhorn

Maarten started his career serving for the Australian Army. After leaving the army, he started his first business and now has over 25 years business ownership experience. In 2007, he launched Alliance Safety Equipment in Townsville with an initial focus on Gas Detection Systems. He quickly identified that customers needed tailored solutions to address complex safety needs and grew the business to become the specialist safety provider it is today.

In 2017, the business expanded to open a second branch in Mount Isa to address the demand for specialist and local safety solutions for the surrounding mining and industrial businesses of North West Queensland.

Alliance Safety Equipment is now identified as a leader in North and North West Queensland in the supply, hire and service in the safety industry. Over the years, Maarten has built an abundance of knowledge and expertise in technical safety and is regularly called upon for his knowledge in gas detection, height safety and rescue equipment.

Business Manager

Marsha Zuhorn

Marsha has over 20 years management and leadership experience having previously worked in senior government and not-for-profit sector roles and has been the recipient of multiple awards recognising her excellence in leadership.

Marsha commenced at Alliance Safety Equipment in early 2018 and brings with her professional skills in human resource management, IT, marketing, contract management, compliance and leadership.

Marsha is passionate about community and the role that Alliance Safety Equipment plays in supporting the communities in which the business serves.

Branch Manager, Townsville

Jono Pearson

Jono brings comprehensive management, leadership, sales, marketing and business ownership experience to the Alliance Safety team. Jono engages with customers across North Queensland and leads our team of staff in Townsville to deliver tailored solutions and exceptional service to customers.  

Having owned his own franchises and having worked in a variety of senior management roles, he understands the need to build strong relationships with all stakeholders to ensure success.  

Jono is a confident, dynamic and strategic leader who is focused on driving value for customers and building a team of highly capable staff.  

Branch Manager, Mount Isa

Bree Kleinman

With an extensive background in QHSSE (Quality, Health, Safety, Security & Environment) Bree joined the Alliance Safety Equipment team in 2018. Bree’s role involves travelling the North West region to engage directly with our customers to develop tailored to solutions to meet their safety needs.

Moving from a predominantly administrative role into a sales capacity has reignited Bree’s passion for health & safety and people. She enjoys the challenge of working collaboratively with customers to address complex problems and assist them to maintain a safe and compliant workplace.

Bree is a strong, professional woman who is also enthusiastic about the rural region of Mount Isa. Through her participation and work on the WIMARQ (Women in Mining and Resources Queensland) Committee, Bree supports, encourages, empowers and engages with other women working in the mining and resources industry.

Account Manager

Kaye Napier

An eagerness to learn and broaden her knowledge made Kaye a perfect candidate to join the team at Alliance Safety Equipment in 2018.

Kaye brought with her a raft of professional knowledge having extensive experience in compliance, finance and accounting roles in both Japan and Australia and is a CPA Qualified Accountant.

Kaye is a supportive, considerate and enthusiastic team member who believes in active learning, teaching and support to empower colleagues to achieve their goals.

Kaye is a sophisticated thinker who is consistently innovating new ways to refine, develop and grow the Alliance Safety Equipment business.

Operations Supervisor

Coryn Searle

Coryn commenced at Alliance Safety Equipment initially in the Adminstrator role before progressing through to a sales role and now more recently having operations oversight of the two branches.

Coryn is passionate about customer service and implementing procedures and systems to ensure an efficient workplace. Coryn supports the administration and service teams, through to assisting the Director and Business Manager in day-to-day operations.

Coryn is proud of the relationships that she has established with customers and is committed to ensuring continued high-level services are delivered to customers of Alliance Safety Equipment.

Territory Manager - Mount Isa

Samantha Corner

Sam is an excellent all rounder with wide ranging experience in administration, customer service and operations management roles across a range of industries and locations.

Sam is bright & bubbly and might be the first person you hear when you walk into our Mount Isa Branch.

Sam’s dynamic attitude and willingness to serve make her an exceptional Alliance Safety team member and customer service representative.

Service Technician - Townsville

Graeme Webb

With experience working in gas detection and height safety at Alliance Safety Equipment since 2009, Graeme is our first and longest serving staff member and one of the most knowledgeable people in the industry.

Graeme draws on significant employment experience having previously worked in a manufacturing management position. Graeme has the ability to think strategically, laterally and is a very astute on the tools. He is definitely a go to person for all of your technical safety needs.

Graeme’s knowledge and experience make him an amazing resource to support the Alliance Safety Equipment team and customers.

Service Technician - Townsville

Scott Eckford

Scott brings a very diverse career history with him to Alliance Safety Equipment. He commenced his adventures by completing his Plumbing apprenticeship with Qld Rail and then completed over 20 years in local refineries and mines performing various roles during this time.

His most recent career change took him from Senior Brewer at the Townsville Brewery to the service workshop of Alliance Safety Equipment.

In Scott’s few years with Alliance Safety Equipment, he has developed his knowledge, skills and obtained his accreditations to become a highly qualified and experienced technician.

Scott’s attention to detail, his meticulous practices, pride in high-quality work and his can-do attitude, make him an exemplary technician and valued team member.

Office Coordinator - Townsville

Kim Moore

Kim is our calm and collected Office Coordinator in Townsville. Alliance Safety Equipment was keen to welcome her to the company following her family’s relocation to Townsville in 2019.

Her enthusiastic personality and drive to deliver the highest level of customer service means you can always expect to be greeted by her with a smile and a laugh. Kim has extensive administrative skills across a range of industries and has proven herself to be adaptable, resilient, reliable and highly valued team member.

The multitasking queen, Kim has established positive relationships with customers and is a woman who knows how to get the job done.

Office Coordinator, Mount Isa

Roseanne Bernie

Roseanne is the humble quiet achiever of Alliance Safety Equipment who joined the team in 2020. Despite her humility, she excels personally and professionally with exceptional skills in art, craft and wood burning.

A country girl at heart, Roseanne brings with her extensive administrative skills having worked across a range of industries in rural Queensland. Roseanne is professional, astute and adaptable. Her positive attitude and diverse skills mean that you may see her drumming away quickly on the computer or zipping around the warehouse on the forklift.