wheatbelt road trip hearing test truck

WHEATBELT – GREAT SOUTHERN – SOUTH WEST 2020 Regional Road Trip  In late March/early April we will be travelling through the above regions offering onsite work health services incl. WorkCover WA hearing tests. Are you up to date with workplace noise and dust obligations? If you need to maintain hearing test compliance, and manage risk associated with noise or dust…

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Before an audiometric test, it’s important that you and your employees are made aware of a few things to best ensure you get the most accurate hearing test results. An audiometric test, more commonly known as a hearing test, is simple and painless. Employee audiometric testing Employee audiometric testing is one of the important strategies…

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Work Health Professionals are in the planning stage for our first regional WA road trip for 2019. Our WorkCover audiometric testing truck is heading to the following regions over the next 2 months: South West Wheatbelt Great Southern If you need to meet your WorkCover audiometric testing requirements, then this is your ideal opportunity. Our…

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noise survey perth

A noise survey report is produced after a noise survey is conducted in areas where noise exposure is likely to be hazardous.  A noise survey involves measuring noise level at selected locations throughout an entire factory or plant, or sections of a work place to identify noise levels in different areas. This is usually done with a sound level meter (SLM). Are…

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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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Hearing loss in drilling industry workers is on the increase according to recent figures out of Canada. Their figures show a significant increase in noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) among oil and gas drilling workers. Most worrying is that of the 294 oil and gas drilling workers showing signs of NIHL, 65% of them were under the…

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fit testing perth

Fit testing for ear plugs can be an invaluable tool in reducing compensation claims for noise-induced hearing loss at the workplace. Fit testing records can help document that effective steps were taken to select appropriate hearing protectors, train workers in their proper use, and to document a proper fit with a particular protector. This level…

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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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noise WA

The Model Code of Practice Managing noise and preventing hearing loss at work applies to all types of work and workplaces in WA covered by the OHS Act 1984 and the OHS Regulations 1996. More specifically, the code of practice “managing noise…” is for workplaces where there is the potential for exposure to noise that can…

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