The new WA Work Health & Safety Regulations 2022 The new nationally harmonized Work Health & Safety Act 2020 and Regulations came into effect from 31st March 2022 in WA. These are governed by Worksafe WA. With these regulations come some significant changes. This article refers to those changes around Noise and Audiometric Testing. For…

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Audiometric tests – new WA WHS regulations The new WA Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations for audiometric tests come into effect from March 31st 2022. Under these WHS regulations, the employer is required to provide audiometric testing at least every 2 years if hearing protection is used to protect the worker from the risk…

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In a nutshell an audiogram can show: your level of hearing any change in your hearing level ie: damage possibly caused by exposure to noise at work patterns of change in hearing, for individuals or groups, which can help employers manage risk in the workplace to avoid causing employee hearing loss, compensation and litigation How…

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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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