A new OHS Consultancy enters the Melbourne and Sydney market: Welcome Action OHS Consultancy

Action OHS Consulting is a new OHS Consultancy operating out of Sydney and Melbourne. Priding itself on its fresh and innovative approach to safety, this new venture customises safety solutions for businesses of all sizes, to build safe workplaces.
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Jan. 15, 2012 - PRLog -- Action OHS Consulting is a new OHS Consultancy operating out of Melbourne and Sydney.

Priding itself on value, along with a fresh and innovative approach to safety, this new OHS Consulting venture will customise safety solutions for businesses of all sizes and businesses operating across all industries, to build safe workplaces. An example of this is Action OHS Consulting being currently engaged to work with State Government Departments and ASX Top 100 listed companies.

Visit http://www.actionohs.com.au  

Action OHS Consulting tailor OHS consultancy services to meet individual businesses needs, and incorporate the latest Australian Standards, research and OHS techniques to ensure a robust solution is identified. In addition to working with the clients to establish custom offerings, Action OHS have an established list of principal OHS consulting services which are listed below. Visit http://www.actionohs.com.au/ohs-services/.  

How will working with Action OHS Consulting benefit your organisation? Engaging our services will assist you to lead your business to:
• Demonstrate compliance with OHS legislation,
• Reduce workers compensation premiums and the cost of individual workers compensation claims,
• Connect with OHS consultants focused in assisting you drive safety performance across your business,
• Have a planned and documented strategic approach to OHS management which will include guidance on how his is communicated across your business,
• Establish a workplace culture of awareness and ownership of workplace hazards starting with senior management and including the role of workers, and
• Assist with the protection of your reputation by avoiding prosecution or litigation resulting from a suspected breach of the OHS legislation.

Action OHS Consulting wants to build a safe workplace together. Why? Because it is prudent to understand that all of your workers are on loan to you from their family and friends.

An overview of our OHS Consulting Services
Ergonomic Assessment. Repetitive and prolonged use of an incorrectly setup computer workstation can lead to muscle discomfort, which may result in injury and reduce productivity. As an employer, you have a duty to provide a safe workplace. Our core ergonomic assessment services will provide you with confidence that your workers have their workstation setup safely and understand what good workstation setup looks like.

Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). FCE is a series of standardised tests, practices and observations that are combined to objectively assess a worker’s functional ability to complete work tasks safely. FCEs may be used to strategically develop Return-to-Work (RTW) Plans that allow light duties be identified. This will assist a worker to be safely returned back to work and reduce the likelihood on an aggravation; and, enable workplaces to track changes in the functional capacity following work conditioning programs. As a result, a FCE can financially benefit a organisation through reductions in insurance premiums and the length of active claims.

Health Promotion. Workplace health promotion is the process of enabling workers to increase their control over the determinants of health and thereby improve their wellbeing. We work with you to plan, develop, implement and evaluate health promotion policies and projects using a variety of strategies, including but not limited to health education, media and consultation. Workforce development and capacity building strategies are also important components of health promotion practice.

Occupational Hygiene. Noise and Dust Monitoring. Workers who are exposed to excessive workplace noise and dust can incur associated health problems. The legislation outlines Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) for workplace noise and dust hazards that a business must comply with for all industries. Our core noise monitoring and dust monitoring services are conducted in line with the appropriate Australian Standards. Monitoring methodologies are developed specific to the OHS needs and OHS objectives of your business.

OHS Auditing. An OHS Audit assists businesses to evaluate how effectively safety is implemented into their operations. Undertaken strategically, an OHS audit program will assist a business establish a safe workplace that continues to improve. Our OHS audit methodology identifies the strengths of how a business manages workplace safety, and the opportunities that are available to improve safety performance. Our core OHS audit services include OHSMS Audits (against AS4801), WHS Director and Officer Due Diligence Audits (Section 27-5, Model Work Health and Safety Bill) and the development of Site Specific Self OHS Audit Tools.

OHS Management System (OHSMS) Development. An OHSMS is the documented OHS policy and OHS procedures that define the intentional way that a business creates a safe workplace and improves their OHS performance. An effectively implemented OHSMS is fundamental to deliver an organisationally consistent and effective approach to safety. Our core service sees us work closely with your business to develop an OHSMS that is specific to your business’ needs and that addresses your business’ OHS hazards.

Physical Demand Statements. Businesses have a duty to provide a safe workplace for their workers. How do you currently quantify the physical demands placed on workers at your workplace? How do you know what the actual physical demands of the light duties offered at your workplace are? The development of Physical Demand Statements will take the subjectivity out of this and improve the effectiveness of pre-employment medicals and Return-to-Work.

OHS Consulting Services. Action OHS Consulting prides itself on its innovative solutions.  We want to work with you to provide professional and expert advice to develop custom offerings with you that suit and meet your business’ specific OHS requirements, objectives and targets. OHS consulting services include: training and development; outsourced OHS/compliance management; technical support including risk assessment and hazard profiling, and; customised IT System Development. No OHS project is too big or too small.

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Action OHS Consulting specialises in developing innovative and client focused health and safety solutions to assist you build and establish a safe workplace. We operate out of Melbourne and Sydney and service clients nationally across multiple industries.
Source:Craig Salter (Director, Action OHS Consulting)
Email:***@actionohs.com.au Email Verified
Phone:0409 772 499
Tags:Ohs, Consulting, Safety, Melbourne, Sydney
Industry:Manufacturing, Business, Government
Location:Melbourne - Victoria - Australia
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