Our Team

The capability of any organisation to perform is vested in its key employees. This is particularly so in Health and Safety services. Safety Matters Australia’s extensive experience and expertise will assist managers and businesses in the promotion, implementation and maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment through ergonomic intervention and education, WHS compliance, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.

Our team members include:

  • Registered Occupational Therapists
  • Registered Physical Therapists
  • Registered Psychologists.

Each of our team members is accredited with their respective organisations. And each of our team members has a minimum of 15 years of experience in providing Work Health and Safety services, and we are all passionate about helping businesses and people.

Cheryl Wegner Safety MattersCheryl Wegner, Director and Registered Occupational Therapist

Cheryl has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Masters in Safety Science from the University of New South Wales. She has worked as an Occupational Therapist for over 25 years, both in Australia and overseas, in the public and private sectors.

Cheryl has extensive experience in a variety of medical fields and now specialises in workplace health and safety, ergonomics and injury management. She is a Registered Occupational Therapist, a member of the Australian Occupational Therapy Associations, and the Australian Ergonomic Association.

Another facet of Cheryl’s experience is her commitment to wellness, which includes educating people in optimum working postures to prevent injuries. In this regard Cheryl is pursuing qualifications in both Yoga and Therapeutic Massage, rounding out her effectiveness as an Occupational Therapist, and WHS expert.