That ringing in your ears is trying to tell you something!

That ringing in your ears is trying to tell you something!

Have you ever found yourself experiencing a short-term loss of hearing or ringing in the ears? Take notice – this is a warning from your body that you are causing damage to your hearing. A temporary threshold shift is what we call a short-term loss or reduction of...
Managing the risks of storing chemicals in the workplace

Managing the risks of storing chemicals in the workplace

The guide from Safe Work Australia is intended for small and medium businesses who do not have major chemical stores and who do not have expertise in managing the risks of chemical storage. It provides information on how to manage health and safety risks associated...
Drug and alcohol screening – accurate, convenient and fast

Drug and alcohol screening – accurate, convenient and fast

Drug and Alcohol screening is increasingly becoming a critical component in the health surveillance of workers to ensure the safety of all personnel in the workplace. In a workplace situation, a person using illicit drugs or under the influence of alcohol may pose a...
Returning your employees to the workplace

Returning your employees to the workplace

With businesses being urged to make workplaces coronavirus-safe in preparation for a major economic restart, Occuhealth has unique expertise in this area with Medical Practitioners and Occupational Hygienists to guide you through this process. We are here to support...
Helping those who help us

Helping those who help us

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a respiratory illness. Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. The virus can spread from person to person, but good hygiene can prevent infection. This includes the use of respiratory protection. Preventive...
Health Risk Warning: Is Silica the new Asbestos?

Health Risk Warning: Is Silica the new Asbestos?

A Queensland Government audit of 10 workplaces found 26 employees suffering from silicosis, six of whom considered terminal. One sufferer only 27 years old! Silicosis is a form of occupational lung disease caused by the inhalation of construction dust, known as...