Occupational Health & Safety Consulting Services

Gary Thexton sees the provision of sound advice to staff, workplace Managers, contractors and others as the key to providing an effective Occupational Health and Safety service to prospective client workplaces.

His aim would be to deliver the "right" mix of on-site and backup services to affect a long-term maintenance/continual improvement in Occupational Health and Safety (and WorkSafe) performance. 

Ø      Workplace inspections and walk through audits

Gary Thexton has experience in workplace inspections and walk through audits in most types of work environments.  This process is part of almost every consulting task undertaken. 

Ø      Evaluation and advice on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

It is proposed that any existing management systems would be monitored in close association with Prospective Clients Management, workplace Managers, OH&S Representatives and other employees.

Ø      Interpretation of accident data and WorkCover claims particularly as they relate to prevention

            Gary Thexton recognises the need for any Workplace to reduce the cost of WorkCover claims and by careful management, direct prevention activities, to priority areas. 

Ø      Risk assessments, including plant, manual handling, general safety, ergonomics, noise, dangerous goods, hazardous substances, and like.

The following are examples of work that Gary Thexton has recently carried out in these areas of Occupational Health and Safety:


Risk Management encompassing - Hazard identification, Risk assessment and risk controls implemented.

Manual handling

Risk Management incorporating Assessment of manual handling tasks for major Utility provider manager (Gas)

Forklift Traffic Management

Designed a positive approach to management of vehicular and pedestrian traffic that are in close proximity to each other

General safety

A full occupational health and safety audit for Printing and Painting company, review of policies and procedures.

Emergency Management Plan

Looked at all potential dangers, within a workplace and external influences (climatic conditions). Created a workable Management Plan


Assessment on numerous and varied workstations to comply with WorkSafe document “Officewise”.


Noise surveys and noise plans for various companies.

Dangerous Goods

Completed a dangerous goods assessment,

Conducted a Flammable Storage Audit.

Hazardous Substances

Completed hazardous substances risk assessment and implemented risk controls.   Risk Management.


Completed many asbestos audits, know where to look and complete asbestos register.

PPE Management Systems

Developed a system of control for PPE


Ø      Commitment to Fire Safety Management and Evacuation, much of which has come from observation, of just how poorly Workplace’s regard this vital activity in the preservation of Life

                  The Benefits of Using Gary Thexton

Ø      Gary Thexton is a Health, Safety Consultant with considerable background in being at the wrong end of proactive health and safety.       Which has lead to a career change for the betterment of your workplace, to create positive proactive Health and Safety systems for the well being of everyone, workers, contractors and visitors.

Ø      New/fresh set eyes will usually uncover those little concerns, which WorkSafe Inspectors find.

Ø      Available whenever you need help.    

Price on application

Minimal callout charge applies

Equipment required charged at hire rate

Travelling charge at Hourly rate.     

Contact Details


Charges :            $ 80.00 per hour

                             Minimal callout charge:   $ 150.00