About Us

Our team at Focus On Risks have extensive leadership, management and hands on industry experience working for and within the Private and Government sectors, including both large (65,000+ employees), medium and small organisations.

Our consultants are tertiary qualified and Del is an Accredited Auditor (RABQSA International – Lead Auditor OHSMS & Compliance, Plant and Injury Management and QLD Self Insurance OHS Auditor).

We have experience across a range of industries such as property, health, education, emergency services, manufacturing, construction, retail, aviation, mining and quarries, forestry, water, professional services (i.e. engineering, design, legal, financial), and disability services.

We began Focus on Risks to provide business with a unique “One Stop WHS/OHS and HR Service’. We value positive relationships and commit to our clients for the long term. We believe “YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR SUCCESS.”

Skills

Our staff are skilled in:

  • Strategic Leadership and Operational Management
  • Cultural Change Programs
  • WHS/OHS Management Systems and Planning
  • WHS/OHS Management System Auditing
  • Risk Management and Assessments
  • High Risk Procedures
  • Contractor Management
  • Investigations

Recent Achievements

  • Property Risk Audits
  • Training & Education including Certificate IV & Diploma of OHS
  • Project Management
  • Rehabilitation and Injury Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Emergency and Business Continuity Planning
  • Facilitating Strategic & Operational Risk Review Workshops
  • Mentoring and Coaching

Recent Achievements

  • Lead and managed a large group of OHS, Property Risk and Environmental Consultants as the Assistant State Manager/OHS Group Manager
  • Lead and managed the Strategic development and implementation of an organisational wide Zero Harm Strategy which realised a 30% reduction in lost time injuries within the first 12 months
  • Lead cultural change within organisations whereby managers and staff focused on their risks, and overcame the barriers in demonstrating safe behaviours
  • Lead WHS/OHS Management System Auditing Programs (4801, Self Insurance, Safer & Healthier, Compliance etc) for large National and State based organisations, and small to medium size businesses
  • Developed and implemented WHS/OHS & Environmental (integrated systems), Rehabilitation & HR Management Systems
  • Facilitated Strategic & Operational Risk Review Workshops within existing business units and prior to undertaking major projects and acquisition, and liquidation processes i.e. Risk Register Development, Broad Brush Risk Assessment, Business Merger and Acquisition, Risk Profiling and Due Diligence audits
  • Undertaken Environmental Projects including the monitoring and assessment of air quality and emergency management advice, following an anhydrous ammonia leak, in a food production plant and the co-development of an Emergency Manual for Anhydrous Ammonia for a brewery
  • Undertaken risk assessments and developed safe work method statements, safe operating procedures for: Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances, Confined Spaces, Working at Heights and BMU, Manual Handling, Property Risks, Public Liability & Disability, Plant and Equipment, Traffic Management, Contractor Management and Visitor Safety
  • Undertaken WHS/OHS Systems Audit and Business Transition Plan development for the merger of two council water utility companies. Post transition work included the development of WHS/OHS Policy, Rehabilitation and Injury Management Policies
  • Undertaken Safer & Healthier Workplaces Audit and Corporate Risk Register development for a government agency
  • Completed Fire Safety Compliance Audit Program across several South East Queensland Water Treatment Plants
  • Developed a Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Substances (DG&HS) Audit Tool for a Queensland Rail company
  • Developed and provided State wide training in risk management, incident and investigation, root cause, contractor management, chemical awareness, confined space, manual handling, cultural change, leadership etc
  • Provision and development of WHS/OHS Training (Risk Assessment, Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis and Standards Review) for a State-wide Environmental Company