Work Health Professionals manage onsite workplace vaccinations programs in Perth. This includes Hepatitis B vaccinations, as well as Hepatitis A, tetanus, flu and other vaccines to support immunity to vaccine preventable diseases. WorkSafe WA have produced a useful document on the risks of Hepatitis B in the workplace.  For workers potentially exposed to Hep B,…

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WHP provide onsite vaccinations for wastewater and sewage workers in Perth, WA. As per the Department of Health and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety best practice guidelines, Hepatitis A and tetanus vaccinations are recommended for organisations and workers handling human effluent (sewage), biosolids or recycled water. There is a risk of pathogens being present…

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Prior to completing your booking, please review the relevant vaccine information for your upcoming workplace vaccination. It is important that you read this carefully before answering your medical history questions and consenting to receive the vaccine. You will of course have the chance to ask any questions of the vaccination nurse on the day of…

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Most side effects to the Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and combined Hepatitis AB vaccine are mild and short-lived. Common side effects may include pain, redness and swelling at the injection site. Fever, tiredness, nausea and muscle aches and pains may also occur. These side effects can start several hours after vaccination and may last one…

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Post vaccination symptoms may seem like influenza infection, but the injectable vaccine does not contain any live virus and therefore cannot give you ‘the flu’. Most side effects to the flu vaccine are mild and short-lived. Common side effects may include pain, redness and swelling at the injection site. Fever, tiredness and muscle aches and…

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onsite flu vacs perth

Flu vaccines 2020 The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) met at TGA, Canberra, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, to recommend influenza viruses to be used in the composition of the influenza vaccines for 2020. During this meeting, the expert committee reviewed and evaluated data related to epidemiology, antigenic and genetic characteristics of recent influenza isolates…

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vaccination program infectious diseases

A vaccination program for infectious diseases such as Hepatitis B and tetanus is required when workers have a risk of exposure to blood, body fluids and sharps in the course of their work in WA. WHP will work with you to manage your workplace vaccination program, and create the records you are required to keep…

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worksafe parks and gardens

Parks and gardens safety is the focus of the latest WorkSafe WA inspection program which is running over the 2017-18 financial year. The WorkSafe inspection program will involve inspectors visiting parks and gardens in Perth and regional areas of WA. As part of this inspection program, inspectors will look at WorkSafe priority areas such as…

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WorkSafe WA has commenced proactive inspection programs looking at safety issues with: Cleaners in WA schools Parks and gardens To assist employers, self-employed persons, persons having control of workplaces and employees working either in parks and gardens or cleaning schools, 2 OSH newsletters have been developed. These newsletters will assist in identifying issues along with providing information on…

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