Whether you require an initial Baseline or an ongoing annual sampling programme Industrial Safe can either provide advice on how to refine your current programme or implement a program onsite using our technically advanced equipment.
Industrial Safe routinely samples for a wide variety of contaminants including: diesel particulate matter, inhalable dust, respirable dust and silica, fumes, gases mists, vapours, asbestos, and inhalable metals.
An example of health surveillance is lung function testing for workers with chronic exposure to airborne contaminants.
Biological monitoring refers to medical tests used to assess the presence or absorption of a contaminant into a workers body. I.e. blood tests for those exposed to lead.
Industrial Safe can guide you on your requirements for health surveillance and we provide onsite medical personnel to conduct biological monitoring.
Industrial Safe provides clear and concise Noise Surveys, Personal Noise Monitoring (dosimetry), advice, and training in the effective management of noise.
With technically advanced equipment and experienced Noise Officers we can help you ensure the safety of your workforce and comply with all regulatory requirements in regards to noise management in the workplace.
It is the responsibility of mining operations to propose a ‘Contam quota’ for all their potential contaminants and submit this proposal along with a Qualitative Health Risk Assessment for approval.
Once approved, the mining operation is required to conduct sampling in line with the quota until such time that results of sampling indicate an amendment to the quota may be practical.
Industrial Safe has supported a number of sites throughout this process facilitating timely approval and reduced burden for the site based team.
We commonly provide site wide training in the management of health risks along with tutoring and mentoring to junior health and safety personnel in managing health risks and conducting monitoring internally.
Our reports are presented in clear and concise language interpreting the technical results in a meaningful way.
Industrial Safe conducts lighting surveys of indoor lighting, outdoor, and task specific lighting to ensure compliance with Australian Standards and ensure a productive work environment.
Our experienced technicians can undertake a variety of water sampling for your site.
We routinely sample potable water for potability, air-conditioning systems for legionella, and eyewash stations for microbiology.
Whether you require advice in reducing your organisation’s injury rates, managing complex injury cases, or preventing injuries, Industrial Safe’s expert Occupational Physiotherapists can assist you with your needs.
Ergonomic assessments of offices, workstations, field workers, or equipment can also be organised to deliver immediate improvements in your work environment.
We can help you develop Asbestos Management Plans for application in your workplace and submission to the regulator; provide onsite sampling for asbestos; conduct inspections and assess asbestos removal techniques; and guide you through all your other regulatory requirements around asbestos in the workplace.
Case Study – Iron Ore Mining Client
Industrial Safe facilitated a Qualitative Health Risk Assessment (QHRA) for a client at their iron ore mining operation, and subsequently developed a baseline sampling programme to monitor potential health and hygiene hazards.
Using the QHRA and baseline sampling programme, we assisted the client with their successful Contam quota submission to the regulators.
On completion of the baseline sampling programme we conducted a follow up Quantitative Health Risk Assessment which demonstrated effective management of the client’s health risks. The results of the assessment were then used to refine the client’s sampling program and reduce their Contam reporting requirements.
Case Study – Copper Mining Client
Industrial Safe was initially engaged by our client to conduct a Qualitative Health Risk Assessment (QHRA) and implement a monitoring progamme at their copper mine.
With changes to the clients underground operations we were then called upon to conduct an extensive Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) Monitoring Campaign.
The campaign was planned to assess the impact of changes to ventilation and emission sources aimed at reducing exposure to DPM. The results of this campaign soundly demonstrated overwhelming improvements in the air quality underground. The Diesel Particulate Matter Monitoring Campaign Report was well received by internal and external stakeholders in its clear and concise presentation of the findings.
Industrial Safe continues to support our client for all there occupational health and hygiene requirements including but not limited to delivering Noise Surveys, onsite dust and atmospheric monitoring, heat stress monitoring, and water sampling.