Introduction

The manufacturing industry involves performing heavy, high risk tasks, and working with dangerous equipment and machinery. As a result there are a large number of illnesses, injuries and fatalities.

Common risks when working in the manufacturing industry include:

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Physical injuries
  • Death

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Experts in this field are essential to obtain expert opinion on work health and safety claims in the manufacturing industry. They may be required to:

  • Investigate a manufacturing work environment for potential WHS risks
  • Assess an employer’s business practices and procedures, and compare them with established industry standards and guidelines
  • Assess a worker’s physical and psychological injuries related to workplace standards
  • Investigate and audit systems and standards

Our experts have extensive experience in the identification and assessment of WHS issues, risks and injuries.

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles Work Health & Safety Perceptions: Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry is designated as a priority industry for work health and safety due to the high number and rate of work related injuries and illnesses.

Report: Health and safety perceptions in the manufacturing industry

Safe Work Australia released a series of reports addressing health and safety perceptions of workers and employers in certain high-risk industries. This bulletin addresses the key findings in the manufacturing industry.

Relevant Cases Seng v P & M Quality Smallgoods Pty Ltd & Anor [2011] NSWDC 175

At the time of her injury, the plaintiff was engaged in process work tasks associated with the manufacture of frankfurt sausages in a factory. She was injured when struck from behind by a large and heavily laden metal trolley.

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Profiles of Experts in Work health safety - Manufacturing

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

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