OHMS Hygiene abilities include the provision of CONTAM monitoring for your work-places well as the work force survey, monitoring plan set-up and all the required reporting.
Resources Safety, of the Department of Mines and Petroleum, require regular monitoring of airborne contaminants. The new Risk-Based Hygiene Management Plan (RBHMP) is required to be approved before the end of each financial year, click on thumbnail for more details.
SURFACE VENTILATION OFFICER
This is a statutory appointment under the Mine Safety Inspection Regulations and a position that OHMS Hygiene can hold on behalf of a client.
The legislation requires that a person who, at a workplace, is an employer, the main contractor or a self employed person must:
(a) identify each hazard arising from an oxygen deficient atmosphere or a toxic atmosphere to which a person at the workplace is likely to be exposed. Inhalable and respirable dust, respirable crystalline silica, fume (e.g. weld fume, diesel particulate and smelting fume), gases (e.g. H2S, HCN, SO2, NOx), volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds; and
(b) assess the risk of injury or harm to a person resulting from each hazard identified in (a); and
(c) consider whether the risk may be reduced by the hierarchy of control.
OHMS Hygiene can provide advice and assessments for any atmospheric contaminant you may have in your workplace. Our experience makes us well-placed to respond to all your needs.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
Indoor air quality assessments generally require the quantitation of two types of factors: comfort factors and contaminants. OHMS Hygiene can help in the characterisation of a workplace, to help understand the causes of health impacts in the work place using, amongst other parameters,:
- ambient temperature;
- relative humidity;
- carbon dioxide; and
- carbon monoxide.
Ventilation assessments will be undertaken in alignment with Australian Standard 2243.8 and the American conference of Governmental
Industrial Hygienists Industrial Ventilation Manual of Recommended Practice, resulting in a detailed report on compliance.
OHMS Hygiene is a division of the RED OHMS Group Pty Ltd.
Phone: 1300 646 749
Fax: 08 6230 2680
30 Churchill Ave,
Subiaco, WA 6008