Our Occupational Health & Safety team

delivers clear and precise legal advice.Our skilled representation is tailored to the individual situation of clients in the industrial, construction and mining sectors as well as generally to the requirements of a wide range of industries.

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Occupational Health & Safety

We assist manage all workplace health and safety issues ranging from risk management and training to dispute resolution, representation, compliance and audits.

Our services include:

  • Advising on all aspects of occupational health and safety and compensation for occupational injuries and diseases.
  • Advising on interpretation, implementation and compliance relating to OHSA and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act.
  • Drafting legally compliant health and safety policies.
  • Assessing existing company policies against legislated obligations.
  • Chairing incapacity hearings related to ill health or a workplace injury.
  • Conducting workplace health and safety audits.
  • Assistance in developing health and safety standards in the workplace.
  • Advising on the prevention of claims by independent contractors.
  • Providing legal representation at occupational health and safety investigations, inquiries, inquests, compliance audits and legal proceedings.
  • Developing customised solutions and training material for staff and employee education.
  • Training for managers to make sure that employers are compliant with the law.
  • Assisting clients with developing customised health and safety solutions and training material for their staff and employees.
  • Chambers Global 2014–2016 ranked our Employment practice in Band 2 for employment.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2009–2016 ranked our Employment practice in Tier 2 for labour and employment law.
  • Our practice was identified as leading in The International Who’s Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers 2013.