With significant increases in the level of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) regulation of companies in Australia, there is greater focus than ever before on compliance, prevention, risk management and incident management processes. King & Wood Mallesons advises on the full spectrum of OHS and incident management.
Good health and safety is a strong foundation for superior productivity and profitability. Robust prevention services and risk management processes have the potential to reduce insurance premiums and claims management costs, and protect and build companies’ reputations.
In addition to the serious personal loss associated with major incidents, legally and procedurally major incidents are complex matters to navigate. Clients rely on King & Wood Mallesons’ deep experience and understanding of OHS laws and relevant sector regulation. This expertise has seen us involved in several major workplace incidents, including the Beaconsfield Gold Mine rock fall, the Waterfall train derailment and numerous investigations and prosecutions in relation to fatalities in our client’s operations.
Our team has extensive, hands-on experience in handling high profile workplace safety incidents across numerous industry sectors. Our team supports clients at three key levels of business operation: