Health & Safety Law

Shepstone & Wylie has a specialist Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Compliance Unit.
The Team’s diverse legal experience in the law around risk and compliance, employment law and litigation ensure that we bring a balanced solution to our clients’ Safety, Health and Environmental requirements.


The Shepstone & Wylie SHE Compliance Unit, provides inter alia:

  • Advice on regulatory compliance
  • Appointment letters
  • Due diligence investigations
  • ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) and OHSAS 18001(Health & Safety Management System) legal advisory services
  • Legal compliance audits
  • Legislation updates
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Preparation and updating of Legal Registers
  • Representation at informal investigations, formal inquiries, inquests and criminal prosecutions
  • Review applications to the Labour Court
  • Service provider audits
  • SHE Law training for management and employees
  • SHE legal linkages for Aspects and Impacts Registers / Risk Registers
  • Workplace fatality/injury investigations and reports
  • Written representations following a recommendation to impose an administrative fine