OHMS Hygiene can provide noise surveyors for all workplaces, that are approved Noise Officers under the WA DMIRS.
Detailed occupational noise surveys are be conducted in accordance with:
- the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1269: 2005, Occupational Noise Management and Assessment of Noise Emission and Exposure;
- the Code of Practice for Managing Noise at Workplaces, 2002;
- the DMIRS Guideline for the Management of Noise in Western Australian Operations (where relevant).
Personal sound exposure measurements (PSEM) or noise dosimetry is carried out to determine the personal exposure of workers to understand if further controls are required to reduce the noise levels.
The PSEM or noise dosimetry results can then be used to determine appropriate controls. It can also be used to determine what type of hearing protective devices (ear plugs or ear muffs) would be appropriate for the specific tasks or areas where a person worked.
OHMS Hygiene conducts noise dosimetery in line with AS/NZS 1269.1 Occupational noise management – Measurement and assessment of noise immission and exposure and is conducted to evaluate compliance with applicable legislative requirements.
NOISE MANAGEMENT PLANS
A noise management plan outlines practices and procedures to protect employees who are at risk of developing noise induced hearing loss (NIHL).
OHMS Hygiene can provide expert advice with respect to the provision of a noise management plan to provide, guidance and advice on all aspects of noise management, noise exposure and controls.
PEOPLE, PROCESS, SAFETY
OHMS Hygiene is a consultancy service that aims to assist our clients in achieving industry best practice to advance their safety culture. OHMS Hygiene replaces good luck with great science and provides stakeholders with best practice tools and metrics to improve the health and welfare of workers, visitors and the community. Our team understands your business and that consultation and communication with all stakeholders is key to achieving your health and safety goals.