Work Health Professionals is committed to providing a safe environment for our clients, and our staff. Flu vaccinations At this stage all bookings for our onsite flu vaccination services are continuing as scheduled. If there is any change to our operations, we will advise you immediately. If there are any changes for your business and…

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onsite flu vacs perth

The flu vaccine is the most important measure you can take to prevent influenza and its complications, especially now with coronavirus concerns. In order to achieve the highest level of protection during peak flu season, the Department of Health recommends people get vaccinated from mid-April in 2020. When should you get vaccinated this year? “Receiving…

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According to WorkSafe WA, a safe level of noise, to protect the most noise-sensitive people from any hearing loss during a working lifetime, would be an average over the work shift of about 75 dB(A). People vary in their susceptibility to noise damage. Noise Induced Hearing Loss One of the main effects of noise at work is noise-induced…

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Safe Work Australia have released an updated version of the “Guide on exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR)” for workplaces in Australia. As a PCBU you have a duty to provide information, training and instruction that is suitable to the nature and risks of the work and the controls being put in place to manage…

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What is a WorkCover hearing test? In WA, a WorkCover hearing test is governed by WorkCover WA. Under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, it is compulsory for employers to arrange and pay for baseline hearing tests for all workers in prescribed “noisy” workplaces. All workers employed in a prescribed workplace for the…

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This week, WA’s Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) issued Mines Safety Bulletin no. 169 focused on the dangers of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in mines. Exposure to prolonged or excessive noise has been proven to cause permanent hearing loss and tinnitus (a high-pitched ringing in the ears). Both conditions are debilitating with…

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onsite flu vacs perth

We are a Perth based provider of onsite flu vacs in WA. Our WA accredited Immunisation Nurses, online booking system, SMS/email appt reminders and dedicated program manager makes your Workplace Flu Vaccination Program easy to organise and execute. We offer vouchers for those unable to make your onsite flu vac clinics. Now is the time…

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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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Work Health Professionals manage onsite workplace vaccinations programs in Perth. This includes Hepatitis B vaccinations. WorkSafe WA have produced a useful document on the risks of Hepatitis B in the workplace.  For workers potentially exposed to Hep B, and other diseases, a vaccination program is recommended. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an infectious…

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Work Health Professionals is proud to be supporting Red FM‘s Skin Cancer Action Week running from November 18 – 23. With 2 in 3 Australians diagnosed with skin cancer by age 70, this action week is an important reminder to use sun protection and monitor any changes in your own skin. Most families will be…

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