Manufacturing Safety and Risk Management

Manufacturing industry employs 1 million people (9% of the Australian workforce). Despite many advances there is still inherently high hazard in aspects of it that require effective risk controls. Employers in this industry, on average, incur workers compensation premiums of 2.5% of payroll.

“Risk Strategies understands manufacturing industry and has a depth of capability for delivering effective and efficient solutions”


Safety in Design

  • Advise, support and guidance relating to safety in design requirements
  • Facilitating or participating in SID Risk Workshops, HAZOP studies, site inspections etc
  • Traffic Management
  • Ergonomic aspects of layouts and workflow design

Safety Management Systems

  • Creating and optimising processes and procedures
  • RiskApp to facilitate process efficiency and record keeping
  • Safe work procedures/SWMS/JSA etc.
  • Audits and inspections
  • Risk assessment & Safe Work Method Statement(SWMS)/Job Safety Analysis(JSA) development
  • Contractor management system development & implementation support
  • Training program development & delivery
  • Investigation and improvement of risk controls following incidents; under legal professional privilege as appropriate

Hazard Management

  • Plant and equipment safeguarding
  • Chemicals (including Asbestos surveys)
  • Confined spaces
  • Work at heights

Injury, Claims and Workers Compensation Management

  • Injury report response and triage
  • Job dictionaries to assist return to work (RTW)
  • RTW facilitation
  • Claims advocacy and management support
  • Insurer/Agent management