Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE refers to anything used or worn to minimise risk to workers’ health and safety. It includes: boots ear plugs face masks gloves goggles hard hats high visibility clothing respirators safety harnesses safety shoes sunscreen  and others. Risk Management...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Working in cold weather

Working in cold weather Some workers are required to work outdoors in cold weather for extended periods, for example, construction workers, garbage collectors, police officers and emergency workers, like firefighters, and many others. These workers are inevitably more...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Slips, trips and falls

Slips, trips and falls  With the onset of this wet and cold weather, it is definitely a prime time for slips, trips and falls for people of all ages, in all occupations, indoors and outdoors. Slips are the result of too little friction or a lack of traction between...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

A Guide to Audiometric Testing

Audiometric Assessments Audiometric Assessments or Audiometric tests determine a person’s hearing level with the help of an audiometer. It measures their ability to distinguish between different sound intensities and pitch. Results of audiometric tests are captured on...
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Diary of an Audiometric Screener

Anitech Consulting launched its audiometric testing services in Queensland earlier this year. Urban Turf Solutions had their employees’ hearing tested by the new Audiometric Testing Queensland (ATQ)in April 2017. From then on Renita Premanand, our new audiometric...

Risks Associated with Hearing Loss

Why Is It So Necessary To Have Good Hearing In Certain Industries? I am sure those of you who work in industries where noise is always a factor will understand why it is so important to have good hearing in the workplace. Even in office environments there can be noise...