ph: (08) 9204 1999

What’s new

Work Health Professionals – our new name!

Effective January 1st 2019, CHP will be trading under the new company name Work Health Professionals Pty Ltd. The story behind our name change Corporate Health Professionals (CHP) launched in 1995 providing health and fitness programs for the corporate sector in Perth. Over the last 23 years, our team and our services have grown significantly.…

Read More

The emerging silicosis crisis

What is silicosis? Silicosis is a group of work-related lung diseases caused by exposure to silica dust. Silica is contained in construction materials such as concrete, bricks, tiles, sandstone and granite. When those materials are drilled, cut or crushed, tiny particles of silica are released into the air. These particles can be so fine you may not know…

Read More

Work hearing test regulations in WA

Hearing test regulations in WA currently differ from those on the East Coast of Australia. As an employer, it is your responsibility to organise and pay for all WorkCover WA hearing tests. Is a work hearing test compulsory for everyone? Hearing test regulations in WA are governed by WorkCover WA. Here you are required to arrange…

Read More

Vaccination program for infectious diseases

A vaccination program for infectious diseases such as Hepatitis B and tetanus is required when workers have a risk of exposure to blood, body fluids and sharps in the course of their work in WA. CHP will work with you to manage your workplace vaccination program, and create the records you are required to keep…

Read More

Health surveillance for isocyanate exposure

What is the required Health Surveillance for isocyanate exposure in WA? Exposure to hazardous substances used in spray painting, such as isocyanates, can have serious health effects. As is required by “general duty of care” in the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Regulations (1996), employers of spray painters and/or powder coaters are required…

Read More

What is an audiogram?

In a nutshell an audiogram can show: your level of hearing any change in your hearing level ie: damage possibly caused by exposure to noise at work patterns of change in hearing, for individuals or groups, which can help employers manage risk in the workplace to avoid causing employee hearing loss, compensation and litigation How…

Read More

Skin screening with Dermoscopy

“Do you do skin screening with dermoscopy?” “What technology do you use?” These are common questions we get asked when people begin researching skin cancer screening services for their employees. Providing skin screening, especially for employees who work outdoors and are at greater risk of sun exposure as part of their work, is in line…

Read More

Audiometric tests – WA WHS regulations

Audiometric tests – planning for the new WHS regulations It is anticipated that the new WA Work Health Safety (WHS) regulations for audiometric tests are likely to reflect that of harmonised States such as NSW and QLD. Under NSW WHS regulations, clause 58 requires that the employer provides audiometric testing at least every 2 years if…

Read More

Mobile hearing test booths for hire

Did you know that CHP offer mobile hearing test booths for hire in Perth and WA? As an alternative to our complete onsite hearing testing service, we also offer mobile hearing test booths for hire. Our mobile hearing test booths come with hearing test equipment for hire. Onsite hearing testing provides a cost effective and…

Read More