Noise at the workplace is a major cause of deafness in Western Australia. If people’s ears are exposed to loud noise continually over a period of time, the nerve cells in the inner ear may eventually die and not respond to sound. This condition is called noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). NIHL loss cannot be…

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Noise exposure at work is a significant health hazard that can lead to permanent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Did you know that some chemicals in the workplace can also cause hearing loss? These are known as ‘ototoxic’ chemicals (oto meaning ear). Ototoxic chemicals These are chemicals that can damage the cochlea in the inner ear…

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WorkCover hearing test truck

CHP have been providing onsite hearing test solutions in WA for over 20 years. As well as onsite audiometric testing, we provide onsite spirometry, vision screening, drug testing and noise surveys. CHP are the WA onsite hearing test provider for a number of local and national Occupational Health organisations. We are also a preferred provider…

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Onsite audiometric testing in Henderson, the AMC, Kwinana and around Perth is available from our mobile hearing testing facility. WHP’s hearing test truck visits the Henderson industrial area monthly to conduct onsite hearing tests for large and small businesses, including many of the ship building organisation such as Austal Ships. As well as the WorkCover…

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Why you should think about these “3 things to do before a hearing test”! Mining, construction, defence forces, manufacturing, carpentry, music…all these occupations have one thing in common.  They are among the noisiest professions in Australia. As per the Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, it is compulsory for employers in WA to arrange and…

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