Melanie established MP Safety Management in 1997. Melanie has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy a Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics and has recently been granted as an Associated Fellow with the Personal Injury Management Foundation.
Melanie has a focus to provide excellent customer service. MP Safety Management is about developing partnerships with our employers, insurers and workers to achieve great return to work results through maximising function.
We have since grown to an organisation of 13 highly professional Rehabilitation Consultants. All of us each have more than 14 years experience in workplace occupational rehabilitation.
Melanie has specialized in the shipping industry since 1997. In partnership with BHP Shipping MP Safety Management developed the first supernumerary return to work on an Australian Flagged Vessel. Since that time MP Safety Management has had a strong association with the Australian Maritime Industry developing injury management and return to work programs. MP Safety Management won the best rehabilitation and return to work award with the Seacare Authority in 2004, 2006, 2008, and received a high commendation for a successful return to work following psychological injury at sea in 2010.
In 2014 MP Safety Management won the Seacare “Best Rehabilitation Provider Contribution to the Industry” . Our colleague Jacki Harvey was also honoured at the Comcare/Seacare Awards with “Best Individual Contribution to the Industry in Return to Work”.
MP Safety Management is accredited with Comcare Australia, Icare, WorkSafe Victoria, Queensland Workcover, Workcover Tasmania and Workcover Northern Territory. All our Occupational Therapists are committed to ongoing professional development and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)