and protect the health of Australian workers
through application of the knowledge, practice
and standing of occupational health & hygiene.
Need information on controlling dust exposures
to prevent silicosis, or on exposure limits to
prevent lung disease in welding?
Need to ensure the proper fitting & use of
respiratory protective equipment? Engage
an accredited RESP-FIT fit tester today.
AIOH PRESIDENT TRACEY BENCE – STATEMENT ON SILICOSIS PREVENTION
RedOHMS W501: Measurement of Hazardous Substances – Online and in person (Perth)
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AIOH President Tracey Bence – Statement on Silicosis
The variability of health hazards associated with the processing of engineered stone. The materials science of conventional benchtop engineered stone, new low-silica engineered stone products, as well as other construction materials, will be covered. The complexity of pathogenesis and implications of recent research will be explored. Some challenges, misconceptions and future research directions will be discussed.
This webinar will provide information regarding different surface sampling methods for metal contaminants in the workplace. The talk will cover some of the more common dermal sampling methods, with a focus on wipe sampling as well as discuss in detail health hazards of metals and how to interpret the sample results using various indices.
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Aims to prevent dust-related occupational lung disease, such as silicosis, in workers, through education & awareness of safe work practices to control exposures.
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A national respirator protective equipment fit testing training & accreditation program aimed at the proper fit of respirators to prevent exposure to contaminated air.
A health promotion charity that promotes the principles of occupational hygiene in the prevention & control of occupational diseases in the workplace.
Statistics released by Safe work Australia indicate that on average 250 people will die from injury at work, while over 2000 people will die from an occupational disease.
The Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) is the peak organisation representing professionals working in occupational hygiene. Membership is open to both professional occupational hygienists and those with an interest in worker health protection and a healthier work environment.
Promote healthy workplaces & protect the health of workers through knowledge & practice of occupational health & hygiene; Improve the practice of occupational hygiene, the knowledge & competence of its practitioners; Raise the profile of the profession; Influence government & industry to create healthy workplaces.
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