Occupational Hygienists play a major role in preventing and reducing disease and injury in the workplace by using science and engineering to prevent ill health caused by work practices.
Occupational Hygiene is a multi-disciplinary profession drawing on knowledge of toxicology, chemistry, physics, physiology, maths, and engineering to be able to assess workplace toxins such as dust, noise, vibration, fumes, particulate matter and toxic gases.
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Monitoring for airborne dust in the workplace helps in the understanding of worker exposures and potential for adverse health effects. Pneumoconiosis is a lung disease caused by the inhalation of dusts that are deposited deep in the lungs causing damage.
Monitoring for airborne RCS will help ensure workers are protected and legislative requirements are met. Silicosis is a lung disease caused by inhaling unsafe levels of silica dust, usually over a period of many years.
Fit testing ensures that tight-fitting respirators worn in the workplace are providing the required level of protection. This is done by measuring the effectiveness of the seal between the respirator and the wearer’s face.
What does an occupational hygienist do?
Occupational hygienists offer guidance on risk reduction techniques such as engineering changes, administrative controls, hazard elimination, and also the correct use personal protective equipment. By evaluating the workplace risks, enhancing work procedures, and focusing on worker health protection, 5 Sticks Consulting provide the assurance your business needs to operate safely within regulatory compliance.
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5 Sticks Consultants come from a variety of backgrounds including medical, nursing, health & safety, chemistry, science and industry. This allows a more holistic approach to our clients Occupational Hygiene needs.
We enjoy a diverse client base working across multiple industries.
We have consultants where you need them, when you need them.
Suitably qualified consultants to meet your regulatory requirements.
Our consultants are constantly alert for emerging regulatory changes which may impact our clients.
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A bold statement but one we stand by. We are passionate about Occupational Hygiene and what it brings to improving worker health. We strive to build partnerships and pride ourselves on our flexibility, timeliness and professionalism with proven expertise across a diverse range of industries.
When you need occupational hygienist Queensland, New South Wales or in the Northern Territory, we are uniquely placed to deliver outstanding service.
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Our clients range from multinational corporations to family owned enterprises conducting any business activity you can imagine, and maybe a few you couldn’t!
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What is a certified occupational hygienist?
The Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists provide certification for Occupational Hygiene Consultants to qualify for AIOH Provisional and Full membership as well as Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) Certification.
These Occupational Hygiene certifications provide the certainty that your business’ occupational hygiene needs are being assessed by a well trained and qualified Occupational Hygienist.
Is there any difference between an Occupational Hygienist and an Industrial Hygienist?
There is no difference between the terms Occupational Hygienist & Industrial Hygienist. Industrial Hygiene is used predominantly in the United States where as Australia uses Occupational Hygienists.