Occuhealth News

Respiratory Protection Devices

31 October 2017

Airborne hazards in the workplace, such as dusts, gases, vapours, smoke and fumes have the potential to cause or exacerbate a range of serious respiratory diseases such as; asthma, asbestosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancers of the respiratory system.

Respiratory protection devices

Preventing Lead Poisoning in the Workplace

17 October 2017

Employees that work around products or materials that contain lead could be exposing themselves and family members to potential health problems. Workers should be informed of the health effects associated with exposure to inorganic lead including the different risks to men and women and people of younger age (<18) prior to commencement of employment.

Be Medicine-wise

03 October 2017

Be Medicine-wise is an annual national awareness week promoting safer and better use of medicines for all Australians.

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Audiometric Testing

26 September 2017

According to the Work Cover WA regulations, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 1994; It is compulsory for employers to arrange baseline hearing tests in prescribed workplaces, even if wearing hearing protection. All workers employed in a prescribed workplace for the first time must have a baseline hearing test within twelve months of commencing employment.