skin screening perth

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and second most common cancer in women aged 25-49 years, after breast cancer. Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with melanoma or other types of skin cancer by the time they are 70 years old.  These age groups may represent…

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hearing test truck

Mid West – Gascoyne – Pilbara – West Kimberley In August our Hearing Test Truck we will be heading North offering onsite work health services including WorkCover WA hearing tests and Noise Surveys in the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Mid West and West Kimberley regions. We offer these road trips to give you the most cost effective opportunity…

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The Health Department has outlined the criteria for the different groups and timelines/dates for the Covid19 Vaccine rollout. This includes timing for Covid19 vaccines and flu vacs. See the SafeWork Australia guidance for workplaces as the Covid19 vaccines are rolled out. This is being regularly updated. Covid19 vaccines and flu vacs Current advice from the…

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hearing test truck

WHEATBELT – GREAT SOUTHERN – SOUTH WEST In late March/April our Hearing Test Truck will be travelling through the above regions offering onsite work health services incl. WorkCover WA hearing tests. We offer these road trips to give you the most cost effective opportunity to meet your OHS requirements in regional areas. Our North West regional road trip is…

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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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Onsite audiometric testing Work Health Professionals provide mine site hearing testing services, including WorkCover baseline and air conduction hearing tests, for many mining operations around WA. As noted in the DMIRS Management of Noise in WA Mining Operations guideline, it is important to “establish a program for workers exposed to noise levels above the action level…

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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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This week, Safe Work Australia have released translated guides for safe working with silica and silica containing products. Working with natural and engineered stone, asphalt, concrete, bricks or pavers can expose workers to silica dust. The Working with Silica guide provides information about reducing exposure to silica dust when working with silica and silica containing…

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