Health and safety support

Phone and email support

MAS National’s health and safety consultant, Dr Paul Scofield, can answer your safety inquires and provide safety information relevant to your organisation.

MAS National offers a phone and email support services to provide affordable access to expert health and safety information and advice.

OHS Essentials Program

Our Health and Safety Consultant

MAS National’s health and safety consultant, Dr Paul Scofield, has been providing consultancy under the Victorian WorkSafe OHS Essentials Program since 2013.

MAS National is a Worksafe authorised provider of the Program with Dr Paul on the panel of approved consultants for Program delivery.

The services provided under the Program are fully independent of WorkSafe.

What is OHS Essentials Program?

It’s a free service for Victorian small and medium sized employers with a WorkCover premium.

Eligible employers are able to receive an evaluation of their organisation and discuss their health and safety obligations and requirements.

Eligibility for the Program

Employers must have a Victorian WorkCover premium and either be classified as a small or medium sized businesses.

A small business is less than 20 employees and a medium business is between 20 and 250 employees.

What the Program provides

Through accessing the program, you’ll receive:

  • An initial 3-hour free consultation with a 2-hour free follow-up several months later.
  • Medium sized businesses are entitled to a 6-hour free consultation and 4-hour free follow-up.
  • An Action Plan for improving health and safety is developed by Dr Paul for the client and he provides on-going support for up to 6 months.

Further information

Victorian employers can obtain further details about the Program and check their eligibility by contacting Dr Paul on


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