Baseline and subsequent hearing tests are a requirement under WorkCover, DMIRS and OSH regulations for prescribed noisy workplaces in Perth and WA. A baseline hearing test is the initial audiometric testing conducted to establish your baseline (reference) or overall Percentage Loss of Hearing (PLH). The PLH of all ‘subsequent’ tests will then be compared to…

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Audiometric testing legislation in WA

Legislation for audiometric testing in WA is governed by WorkCover, WorkSafe and the Mines Safety and Inspection Act. Depending on your industry, legislation for audiometric testing may be governed by a specific body and Act.   1991 Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Act (WA) – governed by WorkCover WA The WA Workers Compensation act requires audiometric…

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wheatbelt road trip hearing test truck

Our first audiometric testing regional WA road trip for 2018 is underway! Matt and our mobile hearing and lung function testing truck are presently on the road visiting towns in the Wheatbelt, Great Southern and South West regions. Look out for him this week doing hearing tests and spirometry in Albany and surrounding Great Southern…

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NIHL or Noise-induced hearing loss is a common cause of workers compensation claims in WA. To best support your hearing conservation program  and noise risk management plan, and to help you meet your WorkCover WA and WorkSafe requirements, CHP provide onsite audiometric testing in WA. Our mobile hearing and lung function testing facility travels around Perth and…

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Workers Compensation audiometric testing Commonly referred to as “workers comp audios”, what motivates organisations and employers to provide baseline and subsequent audiometric testing for their employees? Employee safety & wellbeing Legislation It is usually legislation, that encourages employers to provide audiometric testing, WorkCover hearing tests (“workers comp audios”), for their workers. Hearing test regulations in…

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