Case Study – OHS


A well-known and respected importer and distributor of spare parts to the Australian automobile industry sought the services of a specialist occupational, health and safety (OHS) provider to design and set-up an OHS program that ensured that they were meeting their legal obligations.

The Problem

OHS had traditionally been one of those areas that the business had trouble implementing into their operations. It was seen as being either too complicated, too hard or too expensive. As a result, over the years, they had made only very basic and half-hearted attempts to implement OHS within their operations, and they were thus legally exposed. They really needed some quality OHS advice and support. Their research led them to Wentworth Advantage.

The Solution

Wentworth Advantage designed a fully-integrated, legally compliant OHS program that was implemented over a six month period, comprising of the following six key elements:

    Step 1 – Understanding their legal obligations
    Step 2 – Plan to work safely via the implementation of their Risk Management Program
    Step 3 – Involve their employees via the creation of an OHS Committee
    Step 4 – Develop policies and procedures
    Step 5 – Inform and train the employees
    Step 6 – Monitor and review

The Outcome

The client now has a fully functioning OHS system in place. Most importantly, Managers and employees have changed their mindset about OHS. Previously, it was seen as being a nuisance. Now, it’s seen as being an important and valuable function within the business.

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