Gary Lebsanft

Key Roles

Senior WHS Consultant
Gary is a Senior WHS Consultant with IPM, delivering work health and safety consulting services to a range of clients.

Gary provides WHS services and asbestos assessing. These services include Safety Management Systems Auditing (AS/NZS 4801), Procedure Writing (e.g. SWMS – Safe Work Method Statements), Incident Investigations ICAM (Incident Cause Analysis Method) Process and Training (Health and Safety Representative (HSR), HSR Refresher, SWMS and Procedure Writing, Hazardous Chemical Management and Working at Heights).


Gary joined the IPM team in December 2013 and has previously spent 30 years in industries such as coal mining, steel manufacturing and gas distribution. His experience includes roles as a safety officer, process engineer, production and maintenance manager and engineering manager.

Since joining IPM Gary has been the Lead auditor for subcontractors’ chemical handling and waste management compliance, auditing regulatory compliance and AS/NZS 4801 part management system compliance, with a focus on working at heights activities and lead incident investigations. He also provides HSR training and conducts site asbestos monitoring, clearance assessments and general asbestos consultation.

Gary provides a practical approach, tailored to suit client requirements.


B.Engineering – Chem. Hons
Diploma WHS
Lead Auditor- Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Auditor Scheme
Cert IV – Training and Assessment
Asbestos Assessor Licence No. AA00172014

Membership and Accreditations

Safety Institute of Australia – Member