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About

Well qualified and highly experienced

Health & Safety Matters (H&SM) is lead by Fiona Weigall, a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Registered Occupational Therapist with 30 years of experience working across many industries including mining, wholesale, aviation, retail, maritime, manufacturing, transport and storage services, property services, laboratories, offices, health and community services, national parks, construction, hospitality and accommodation,and education, working with all occupational groups.

Our consultants are also highly experienced and well known as experts in their fields.

 

Established and respected business

H&SM has provided industry and government with ergonomics and workplace health and safety services since the year 2000.   We are well regarded by our peers and industry leaders as our advice is independent and we keep up-to-date with new evidence and best practices.

H&SM actively participates in and contributes to research at international and national conferences, and we have presented scientific papers and/or scientific posters at conferences such as:

✔   International Ergonomics Association

✔   Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia

✔   World Federation of Occupational Therapists

✔   International Maritime Pilots’ Association Congress

✔   Safety Institute of Australia

✔   Australian Association for the Manual Handling of People

✔   Asia-Pacific Marine Pilotage Group

Participative and collaborative

We are skilled in developing rapport with a diverse range of workers and stakeholders, and this allows us to understand the key issues in different workplaces. From these comprehensive and participative assessments we work closely with our clients to develop practical, innovative, sustainable and tailored solutions.

Contact us today to find out more about how we can help your business.

Below are photos from a sample of our past projects:

Competent and professional

“… extremely competent and professional in the manner in which they undertook this work and in particular demonstrated a capacity to communicate with workers at all levels within the industry as part of their process of analysing complex manual handling issues.  The report …has been extremely useful to Sydney Fish Market Pty Ltd in addressing many of its manual handling challenges”.

Mr Skepper, General Manager, Sydney Fish Market

Comprehensive, excellently researched report

“I found this to be a comprehensive, excellently researched report…. I thought the conclusions and recommendations practical and achievable…”

Dr Straughan, Newcastle

Practical solutions

"I would highly recommend Health & Safety Matters to any company that wants
professional OHS and ergonomics advice and practical solutions.  They  worked closely with our management team and our staff to facilitate improvements in staff efficiency and comfort at work, and we all benefited from the personalised advice and intervention.  I will continue to use the services of Health & Safety Matters."

Ms Johnson, OHS Advisor, News Limited

Informed business decisions

“…reporting is thorough and helps us make informed business decisions about the set up of our office space.”

Ms Gamieldien, Human Resources, Foxtel