Occuhealth News

Risk-Based Hygiene Management Plan

27 February 2018

Risk-based hygiene management planning (RBHMP) is a requirement of the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) for all mines sites to adhere to.  The RBHMP is intended to accurately describe all health hazards within operating environments and the controls required to prevent harm to the person’s from these health hazards.

Health Surveillance Medicals

23 January 2018

Medical assessments provide a baseline understanding of the health status of current and prospective employees.

Are they fit for the job?

09 January 2018

Pre-employment medical checks provide a baseline understanding of the health status of job applicants. They provide the prospective employer assurance of the suitability of an individual worker to a particular job role, and determine if applicants are fit and capable of carrying out the tasks of the position for which they are being recruited.

Safe Removal of non-Friable Asbestos Containing Material

21 November 2017

It is important that safe working procedures are used when handling and removing ACM to reduce asbestos fibre release, and minimise potential health risk.

Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) refers to building products that generally consist of between 5 to 15% asbestos fibres in cement or other bonding material.