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Occupational Health & Safety

In Australia, DWF operates one of the most highly regarded occupational health and safety (OHS) practice in the country. Our lawyers provide clients with both front-end compliance and back end defence advice in relation to OHS. The strength of our practice is a combination of three key factors: legal expertise, practical workplace experience and effective risk management.

How we can help

We have a market leading reputation

We work across a broad range of industries, advising corporate and government clients on compliance issues relating to safety and regulation. In particular, we have significant experience acting for clients across the construction, transport, mining, manufacturing, electrical, energy and resources sectors.

Our comprehensive knowledge of OHS and our broad industry experience ensures we provide our clients with appropriate solutions. We understand that protecting the health, safety and welfare of people in the workplace is an imperative, as well as being a critical element of social responsibility and good corporate governance.

Our range of work includes:

  • legislative compliance;
  • defence of prosecutions;
  • negotiating and drafting enforceable undertakings on behalf of employers;
  • right of entry issues;
  • contract-related issues and disputes; and
  • public sector and risk management.

We also have extensive experience in the legal and strategic management of serious safety incidents.

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