According to WorkSafe Australia, there were 65,300 compensation claims for occupational deafness in Australia between 2001 and 2014. Long-term exposure to noise originating inside workplaces is the primary cause of occupational deafness. To meet legislation requirements and avoid legal risk, workplace hearing tests are a vital part of the occupational health and safety plan for all Australian businesses.
We have complied a handy flowchart that provides an overview of what you need to do to comply with occupational noise requirements under the Victorian OHS Regulations 2017.View our Occupational Noise Flowchart
We conduct Audiometric Testing nationally with our audiometric testing vans. All our hearing tests are performed onsite and inside our mobile units, ensuring minimal downtime and disruption to your operation. Regular audiometric testing should form a part of your overall health and safety program. At JTA, we have expert Audiometrists who are highly qualified and experienced in the correct audiometric testing process, according to the stipulations of AS/NZS 1269.4:2005 Occupational Noise Management – Auditory assessment.
Under the Regulations 'persons conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBU) must:
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