The new WA Work Health & Safety Regulations 2022 Finally, after many years of promise, the new nationally harmonized Worksafe WA governed Work Health & Safety (WHS) Regulations are planned for release in Western Australia in March 2022. With these regulations will come some significant changes. This article refers to those changes around Noise and…

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Audiometric tests – planning for the new WHS regulations It is expected that the new WA Work Health Safety (WHS) regulations for audiometric tests will reflect those of harmonised States such as NSW and QLD. Under these WHS regulations, the employer is required to provide audiometric testing at least every 2 years if hearing protection…

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Hearing test regulations in WA currently differ from those on the East Coast of Australia. As an employer, it is your responsibility to organise and pay for all WorkCover WA hearing tests. Is a work hearing test compulsory for everyone? Hearing test regulations in WA are governed by WorkCover WA. Here you are required to arrange…

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WorkCover hearing test truck

CHP have been providing onsite hearing test solutions in WA for over 20 years. As well as onsite audiometric testing, we provide onsite spirometry, vision screening, drug testing and noise surveys. CHP are the WA onsite hearing test provider for a number of local and national Occupational Health organisations. We are also a preferred provider…

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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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Work Health Professionals specialise in onsite audiometric testing in Western Australia. We can fly-in/out of site or bring our mobile facility to your workplace. As we have accredited Noise Officers in our team, we can also calibrate a room to WorkCover standards and conduct onsite WorkCover audiometric testing from a quiet room at a Project Camp…

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WorkSafe WA has just announced that WorkSafe inspectors will visit construction sites across Perth’s northern suburbs from Joondalup to Yanchep, in the last week of August, to check safety standards. Inspectors will focus on the priority areas of electrical safety and working at heights, besides checking whether workers have had the appropriate induction training, and have High Risk Work Licences where required.…

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