Occupational Health & Safety

    Australian industry has an obligation under a wide range of legislation to protect employees from harm through exposure to noise, vibration and airborne hazards.

    Vipac can provide specialised services in Monitoring, Compliance, Risk Management, Audits & Solutions.

    Vipac’s Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) services include:

    Noise and Vibration

    • Occupational noise exposure assessment:
    • Machinery noise and room acoustics
    • Sound intensity measurements for noise analysis and noise source identification
    • Assessment of whole body vibration exposure
    • Development of engineering noise and vibration controls
    • Occupational noise management

    See also: Acoustic Glossary

    Air Quality

    • Measurement of outdoor airborne concentrations of individual chemicals
    • Measurement of dust concentration and risk assessment associated with work in dusty environment
    • Measurement of diesel emissions
    • Measurement and control of indoor hazardous welding fumes
    • Assessment and design of air pollution control systems

    Lighting

    • Assessment and Management of problems associated with inadequate lighting

    Radiation

    • Measurement and assessment of radiation levels

    Air Conditioning

    • Assessment and management of problems associated with air-conditioning noise, inadequate thermal conditions, air velocity and air humidity

    Fire Safety

    • Review of background noise levels relative to emergency/ evacuation tones
    • Smoke dispersion modelling using CFD