Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Occupational Health and Safety Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -1.6%

The Occupational Health and Safety Services industry has faced mixed conditions over the past five years. Stronger requirements for safe working conditions and more stringent regulations have supported demand for industry services. Many small, independent firms dominate the industry, which is highly labour-intensive. Wages are the largest cost component for industry operators. Larger players can gain market share through strategic mergers and acquisitions, which increases the range of services on offer and their ability to service larger clients. Compliance with OH&S regulations in various sectors generally ensures stable demand for the industry. Businesses that fail to meet these regulations risk hefty fines or litigation as a result of employee inj...
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Occupational Health and Safety Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Occupational Health and Safety Services industry is forecast to expand over the next five years. A rising number of registered companies in Australia and a growing total workforce is anticipated to underpin industry growth. Fluctuations in business confidence and trends in downstream construction, manufacturing and health industries are forecast to influence industry revenue and profitability. Revenue is projected to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Demand trends The industry's major markets will likely continue changing over the next five years. The Manufacturing division is projected to steadily expand, growing from a low base following several years of decline. Additionally, co...
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Occupational Health and Safety Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $1bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,757
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 12,780

Biggest companies in the Occupational Health and Safety Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia industry include SAI Global Holdings II (Australia) Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart SAI Global Holdings II (Australia) Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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What is Occupational Health and Safety Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily provide advice and assistance to organisations and companies to assure safe and healthy working conditions for employees. Firms provide training, outreach, education and assistance.

Industry Products and Services

  • Occupational hazard evaluation
  • OH&S compliance assistance
  • Safety and health training
  • Other services
  • Claims management

Industry Activities

  • Helping clients comply with occupational health and safety regulations
  • Implementing best practices in workplaces
  • Training in health and safety procedures
  • Evaluating occupational hazards

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily provide advice and assistance to organisations and companies to assure safe and healthy working conditions for employees. Firms provide training, outreach, education and assistance.

Main Activities

  • Helping clients comply with occupational health and safety regulations
  • Implementing best practices in workplaces
  • Training in health and safety procedures
  • Evaluating occupational hazards

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Work accident rate per 1,000 employees
Total employees in the labour force
Number of businesses
Business confidence index

Current Performance

Major markets
Regulatory and operating environment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Regulatory environment
Securing profit
 Table: Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Meat Processing in Australia
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Telecommunications Services in Australia






Products & Services

The industry's main services are OH&S compliance and assistance, occupational hazard evaluation, safety and health training, and claims management. Depend...
Manufacturing companies
Health and community service providers
Construction companies
Transport and storage companies
Mining companies

Demand Determinants

Demand for the industry's services is influenced by changes in OH&S regulations, the cost of hiring external consultants, business confidence and demand f...
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Major Markets

Manufacturing companies
Health and community service providers
Construction companies
Transport and storage companies
Mining companies


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 20% of industry revenue. This is due t...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

SAI Global Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd, trading as SAI Global Australia, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAI Global Holdings Pte Ltd, a risk management f...
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SAI Global

 Table: SAI Global - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has a low level of capital intensity. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent as wages, an estimated $0.03 is expected to be invested in capital. ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Occupational Health and Safety Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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