Occupation-related asthma accounts for at least 200 workers compensation claims every year, but it is thought that the illness is vastly under-reported.
Tradies need to be more aware of cancer risks stemming from silica dust exposure, according to Cancer Council Australia.
Enforcing a maximum temperature for safe work is not sufficient on its own to prevent heat stress and dehydration risks, according to Safe Work Australia.
The Industrial Scientific iNet Now live monitoring software enables real-time monitoring of worker location, environment and status.
The E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System is based on field microphone-in-real ear technology, a quantitative and fully objective method to test the actual protection workers receive from their hearing protectors.
The risks posed by airborne hazards at work have been identified for precast concrete companies in New Zealand.
Hearing loss is not the only detrimental side effect of a noisy workplace.
There are a number of things that workers can do to reduces the health hazards caused by welding fume.