The Work Health Professionals team will be taking a well earned break from December 24th 2020. We hope you too will be taking time to recharge after this erratic year! We will be resuming most of our onsite testing services and health assessment, skin screening and vaccination programs from Monday January 11th 2021. If you…

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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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Are flu vaccinations part of your COVIDSafe return to work strategy?  We have nurses & flu vaccines ready to help you as your staff return to the office, workshop or classroom over the next few weeks Onsite work flu vaccinations – Perth Our experienced team of WA Immunisation Nurses visit all types of Perth workplaces. Our online appointment system makes…

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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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