The pharmaceutical industry discovers, develops, produces, and markets pharmaceutical drugs that may be used in different types of medicines and medications.

There are numerous workplace risks involved in this industry including:

  • Falls from height
  • Handling harmful chemicals
  • Being trapped under or between machinery
  • Performing repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy objects

As a result, workers are subject to a wide range of injuries and illnesses including:

  • Physical injuries (e.g., due to manual handling)
  • Dermatitis
  • Asthma
  • Burns
  • 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 pharmaceutical industry. They may be required to:

  • Investigate a pharmaceutical 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.


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 Cases Jurox Pty Ltd v Fullick [2016] NSWCA 180

The respondent worked as a production operator at a factory premises for a business that manufactured veterinary pharmaceutical products. While emptying a bag of dextrose into a hopper she felt pain in her back and claimed severe injury, loss and damage.

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A sample of our experts in Work health safety - Pharmaceutical

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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