In recent years, Australia has witnessed a significant increase in the demand for health and safety professionals. The ever-evolving regulatory landscape, heightened awareness of workplace safety, and a growing emphasis on employee wellbeing have all contributed to this surge in demand. Businesses across various industries are recognizing the need to invest in health and safety, not just as a legal requirement but as a crucial aspect of their corporate culture. As this demand continues to grow, businesses are exploring innovative solutions like Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) to meet their safety professional needs efficiently.
According to The Safe Step‘s HSE job market report, demand in HSE somewhat stabilised but still at a records high as of the second half of 2023. Demand for workplace health and safety professionals hit an all-time high in May and in July was 7.8% higher, year-on year.
To meet the growing demand for health and safety professionals, businesses may explore alternative solutions such as outsourcing health and safety services to industry known organisations such as FEFO Consulting who can provide expert advice on matters of health, safety, environment and wellbeing.
Let’s take a look on what might be the factors behind the increasing demand for BPO in Australia:
Within the safety industry, outsourcing risk, safety and wellbeing services is becoming an effective alternative for many organisations due to skill shortages, technology enabling access to external talent, and the increasing level of acceptance to work remotely “on demand”.
FEFO Consulting continues to partner with a diverse range of organisations across Australia and New Zealand to deliver exceptional health and safety solutions. Our BPO experience includes large scale retained services across a range of industries and disciplines, e.g. labour-hire, events & leisure, and heavy industrial equipment.
Here are a few tips when outsourcing health and safety activity:
Is your current risk, health and safety resource model effective? Could you benefit from outsourcing Health and Safety?
FEFO Consulting is proud to deliver innovative solutions and effective outcomes.
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