Headshot-PeterPeter Collins, Senior Consultant (WHS)
peter@lawsonrisk.com.au    |    08 8210 2812   |   0400 057 935

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Service and Capabilities

Peter combines both qualifications and 17 years of experience in consulting and practice in risk management. Peter has operated in both private and public sectors and in a wide range of industries. Peter brings 6 years’ experience within WorkCover Corporation Customer Operations and Business Operations: Self-Insurance Portfolio and qualifications in Mechanical Engineering, Auditing, Health and Safety Management and Hygiene.

Peter has worked in a wide range of industries. Formally an OHS advisor for large retail self-insured stores and as a WorkCover Corporation Evaluator in OHS and Injury Management.

The industries include:

  • Aged Care & Hospitals
  • Mining
  • Smelters & Foundries
  • Agriculture & Zoos
  • Local Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Specialises in

  • Strategic planning, system development;
  • Legislative auditing and implementation and review of safety and injury management systems (particularly for self-insured companies, and large to medium size companies).
  • Auditing of OHS and Injury Management systems
  • Providing training and running seminars for “Zoo Safe Program,” “Australian Industry Group,” “Hazard Management” and training in “Risk Management”; predominately in Occupational Health and Safety.

Professional Background

  • Senior WHS Consultant, Lawson Risk Management
  • OHS Management, Zoos South Australia
  • OHS Advisor, Australian Industry Group
  • Regional H&S Manager SA/NT Big W Discount Stores SA
  • Account Manager / Performance Evaluator, WorkCover Corporation
  • OHS Consultant, WorkCover Corporation
  • Quality and HS&E Coordinator, Boral Window Systems
  • Quality Assurance and OH&S Manager, Detroit Diesel – Allison Australia
  • Project Engineer, DETCO Energy Systems

Education and Professional Membership

  • Graduate Diploma – Health and Safety Management, The University of Adelaide and University of South Australia
  • Workers Compensation Training, WorkCover Corporation
  • OHS Systems Auditing, Quality Assurance Services
  • Associate Diploma Mechanical Engineering, TAFE
  • Hygiene for Food Handlers, TAFE
  • Member, Safety Institute of Australia
  • Member, Australian Safe Communities Foundation
  • Member, Zoos & Aquarium Association