Great to see members of our Work Health Professionals team being sun smart during Skin Cancer Action week! Not only was Renee following the sun smart message of Slip, Slop, Slap and Slide, she was also volunteering to help clean up the beaches at Rottnest. We love your work in and out of the office…

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A new measles alert has been issued to people who were in several stores in Bunbury and sites in West Perth and Balga between October 8 and 10. This follows the case of a FIFO mining industry worker who was diagnosed at a Fortescue Metals Group site in the Pilbara this week. There have been…

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One of our Managers, Mark Mason, is soon to replace his hard hat with his Water Polo cap. On August 1st, Mark is heading to Gwangju in South Korea to compete in the FINA World Masters Water Polo Championships. This will be the third time he has represented Australia and his club at the World…

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Effective January 1st 2019, CHP begins trading under the new company name Work Health Professionals Pty Ltd. The story behind our name change Corporate Health Professionals (CHP) launched in 1995 providing health and fitness programs for the corporate sector in Perth. Over the last 23 years, our team and our services have grown significantly. Whilst we…

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silicosis

Important information on the silicosis public health crisis – ABC 7:30 tonight  The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) is alerting all Australian members to an important story expected to run on the ABC’s 7:30 program tonight, Oct 10th 2018. RACP AFOEM Fellow Dr Graeme Edwards offers expert commentary in a story on silicosis, a…

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Paint and panel noise exposure can be a hazard in the workplace. According to WorkSafe how loud it too loud? Workers in paint and panel workshops are exposed to varying levels and frequencies of noise that is likely to cause them to be exposed to noise that exceeds the Australian exposure standard of 85 decibels…

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One of the main effects of noise in the workplace is noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Taking steps to provide a safe level of noise exposure for your workers is important to help prevent NIHL and potential Workers Compensation claims. NIHL can be immediate or it can take a long time to be noticeable. It can…

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cost hearing loss

A comprehensive study by Access Economics found that the financial cost of hearing loss to the Australian economy was over $11 billion, or 1.4 per cent of GDP per annum.  The biggest part of the cost is loss of productivity which is $6.7 billion, or 57 per cent. One in six Australians are affected by hearing…

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