WHS Advisory

The WHS Foundation’s WHS Advisory team provides professional WHS consulting and advisory services to clients.

We offer quality, practical and tailored strategies and solutions to assist our clients to better understand WHS and to facilitate and enable safe and healthy work.

Our WHS consultants and advisors are all qualified health and safety professionals and practitioners with a broad range of industry experience.

We provide services to most industry sectors including hospitality, construction, mining, maritime, oil and gas, education, defence, health care, human services, and manufacturing. We work with all sizes and structures of organisations including industry groups, small to medium enterprises (SME), large business, government departments, franchise groups, volunteer organisations, event management, property management, and the not-for-profit sector.

Our WHS Advisory services include:


  • Audits of WHS management systems, including external and internal.
  • Audits against external benchmarks e.g. ISO 45001, WorkSafe Plan, OFSC.
  • Specific audits including for example contractor management, hazard management etc.

Safety Reviews

  • WHS compliance review.
  • WHS harmonisation gap analysis.
  • WHS due diligence (officer responsibility review).
  • WHS reviews and health checks.

Management System Documentation

Development, improvement and facilitation of:

  • WHS improvement plans.
  • WHS management system design and ‘decluttering’.
  • Policy and procedure development.
  • WHS content for tender/bid submissions.


  • Tailored training programs in a range of WHS topics.
  • WHS management systems training.
  • WHS legislation training.
  • WHS due diligence (officer responsibility) training.
  • Training in a range of WHS hazards and risks.
  • Facilitation of workshops/presentations/events.

Risk Management and Control

  • Hazard/risk assessments.
  • Facilitation of risk workshops.
  • Development of risk registers and risk management frameworks.
  • Facilitation of learning teams.
  • Critical risk identification and management.

WHS Incident Management

  • Conduct of incident investigations.
  • Assisting clients in dealing with Safety Regulators.
  • Advice and assistance in workers’ compensation and injury management.

Outsourced WHS Services

  • Project/site based appointments.
  • In-house and offsite support.