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Occupational Hygiene

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Occupational (or “industrial” in the U.S.) hygiene is generally defined as the art and science dedicated to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, communication and control of environmental stressors in, or arising from, the workplace that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well being of workers and members of the community. These stressors are divided into the categories biological, chemical, physical, ergonomic and psychosocial.

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Health Assessments

  • Occupational Health Risk Assessments
  • Air Sampling of Hazardous Chemical Substances
  • Indoor Air Quality Surveys
  • Whole Body and Hand arm Vibration Surveys
  • Illumination Surveys
  • Ergonomics
  • Temperature Surveys (heat and cold Stress)
  • Noise Surveys
  • Ventilation Surveys
  • Hazardous Biological Sampling
  •  Drinking Water sampling – SANS 241-1:2011
  • Legionella Water Sampling – SANS (South African National Standard) 893 (1 & 2) 

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – OHSAS 18001

  • Design, development and maintenance of health and safety systems
  • Developing and drafting of all health and safety documentation relating to the Act, i.e. policies, procedures and manuals
  • Development of SHE files
  • Reviewing of current health and safety documentation
  • Health and  safety documentation management and control
  • Re-engineering of current health and safety systems
  • Consultancy and general health and safety advice services
  • Achieving audit readiness
  • Ensuring Occupational Health and Safety Act and Relevant Regulation compliance
  • Conducting of Gap Analysis Audits
  • Conducting of Internal Audits on Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Conducting supplier/third party audits
  • Health and safety inspections
  • Emergency response procedure development