Work Health & Safety

 
We are a recommended Workplace Health & Safety Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, 2021.

Our team is highly skilled in advising on and dealing with workplace health and safety (WHS) matters.

We understand that safety-related matters almost always require immediate attention and can be fast-moving. We are adept at dealing with quick turnaround matters efficiently and effectively, using our experience and informed judgment to get straight to the heart of a matter.

Our team takes a multidisciplinary approach to Workplace Health and Safety, enabling us to provide a one-stop service to clients.

We work with businesses to identify front-end health and safety issues to minimise risks and develop policies and procedures and third party contractual obligations. We also advise company directors and officers on their obligations to minimise exposure to liability.

In the event of a safety incident occurring, we understand it is critical to provide timely and well-coordinated support.

We are experienced at representing clients on the ground when dealing with safety regulators, including incident notification, investigations, document production and prosecutions.

Our work includes:

  • advising and acting on incidents and accidents, including fatalities, from investigation through to prosecution
  • conducting risk and compliance assessments for boards and officers;
  • undertaking formal WHS audits and workplace inspections;
  • establishing and facilitating the implementation of WHS management systems;
  • advising and acting in relation to WHS litigation;
  • managing ill and injured workers; and
  • providing WHS training courses.

Key contact

Nicholas is an experienced employment lawyer specialising in workplace health and safety law, and a focus on risk management.

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