OHS Essentials program

A free workplace safety consultation service, delivered by independent occupational health and safety experts.

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The program’s consultants are not employed by WorkSafe and their recommendations are completely confidential.


Benefit from practical, tailored safety advice from an independent OHS consultant.


Your OHS consultant will come to your workplace and make safety recommendations right for your business.

The OHS Essentials program

Hear the benefits of the program from business owners who used it

The Lamberts | Agriculture

Annette and Peter Lambert weren't sure where to start with improving health and safety, so they got in touch with OHS Essentials to make implementing safety plans easier and faster.

David Woollands | Construction

David Woollands runs a small construction and commercial maintenance business. Hear about David’s experience undertaking the OHS Essentials program and how it can benefit you.

Andrew and Theo | Manufacturing

Andrew O'Hara manages runs bakeries and food manufacturing in Melbourne. He believes the program has been invaluable in helping his business take a prevention-led approach towards workplace health and safety.

Wendy Shanks | Social assistance

Wendy Shanks, CEO of Shepparton Access, a disability service provider. Wendy reached out to the OHS Essentials Program to help prevent manual handling and mental health injuries in her workplace. Hear about Wendy's experience.

Who's eligible?

Questions about the program?

If you have any questions about the program, or would like to have a chat before you apply please email [email protected].

WorkSafe Advisory Service

WorkSafe's advisory service is available between 7:30am and 6:30pm Monday to Friday. If you need more support, you can also contact WorkSafe using the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) or the National Relay Service.

1800 136 089 More contact options

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