Brett Dawes


0428 667 051

Brett is the Director of WHS BRISBANE. With close to 30 years experience in the safety industry, he remains committed to the ongoing health and safety of workers. He holds the firm belief that all employees have the right to return home every evening to their family.  Brett has a natural solution-focussed approach and unparalleled orientation towards ensuring optimal work productivity and efficiency in carrying out everyday operations; always paying close attention to critical work regulations, standards and policies. His focussed understanding of the Workplace Health & Safety Act is resolute, offering complete assurance for clients and employees alike. 

Brett has extensive experience in all facets of WH&S and Risk Identification & Management. He has expanded his remit further to include specialist skills in Operations Management and Business Administration. A leader in his field, Brett guides and oversees all workplace initiatives across each stage of development, implementation and monitoring. As expert client liaison, he has a proven track record of delivering services in strict accordance with contractual requirements - always within the nominated constraints of time, cost, quality and safety.  The culmination of these expertise has allowed his company WHS BRISBANE, to be the premier source of assisting organisations with all their Health & Safety needs. 

Brett is a proud father of two and a lover of the outdoors.  In his down time he enjoys surfing and watching his children play sport. He can also generally be found attempting to complete some kind of home renovation project - always safely and usually on time.

Education & Qualification

Queensland Government Work Health and Safety Officer Authorisation

OHSA Statement of Attainment in ICAM Lead Investigator Course // 2019

TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment // 2019

TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment // 2013

OHSA Statement of Attainment in Assisting with Claims Management, Rehabilitation and Return-to-Work Programs // 2017

Accreditation to Inspect and Test Exit and Emergency Lighting and Fire Detection Alarm Systems - Fire Protection Association of Australia // 2017

Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety // 2011

OH&S Induction Training for Construction Work // 2002

Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE // 2000

Certificate III in Industrial Electronics - TAFE New South Wales // 1999

Electrical Fitter & Mechanic // 1994

Licences & Permits

High Risk Licence in Elevated Work Platforms and Forklifts 

Construction White Card

Current CPR Training Qualification

Senior First Aid

Manual Drivers Licence