Occuhealth News

Health Surveillance Medical

03 April 2019

With the increasing number of chemicals and hazardous substances used in the workplace, health surveillance, has become a key component of a workplace occupational health program.

When is Health Surveillance necessary?

Welding fume health classification

12 March 2019

Are you aware of the changes to the classification of welding fumes?

Welding activities produce many hazards through the production of contaminants in welding fumes and ultraviolet (UV) radiation in the welding process. Depending on the material and welding procedure that are used, the health limitations range from irritation of the airways to cases of cancer.

Ergonomic Assessments

05 February 2019

The design and function of the workplace can have an important bearing on both the comfort of the individual and the potential for accidents and injury, leading to significant impacts on overall performance and productivity.

Managing the risks of storing chemicals in the workplace.

29 January 2019

The guide from Safe Work Australia is intended for small and medium businesses who do not have major chemical stores and who do not have expertise in managing the risks of chemical storage. It provides information on how to manage health and safety risks associated with storing hazardous chemicals in the workplace.