Your Occupational Health

Occupational Health - Lung Function test

Commitment to monitoring the impact of hazards on your employee’s health and adopting changes where required is key to your organisation’s hazard management.

Occupational health deals with protecting the safety, health and welfare of your people engaged in your workplace or employment.

It is supported by the provision of highly experienced clinical nurses and care: there to foster a safe and healthy work environment not only to employees but also their co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.

Health Services include:

Asbestos Health Monitoring

TriEx offers asbestos health monitoring for employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to asbestos.

Contracts

TriEx understands your business has a variety of health and safety challenges your must manage. TriEx can support you with the supply of an onsite occupational health and safety service by way of a contracted nurse to assist you with meeting your occupational health obligations under the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015.

Drug and Alcohol Testing

The behaviour of one person and its likely effect on another person is specifically included in the definition of ‘hazard’ in the legislation. A person under the influence of unlawful drugs or alcohol at work may be a hazard in the context of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, and accordingly a drug/alcohol testing policy may be an appropriate hazard-management step.

Ergonomic Assessments

The assessor will check the setup and dynamics of the person’s workplace to ensure that good ergonomic principles are employed and that the risk of injury is minimised. Our comprehensive report will specify practical solutions to reduce the risk of injury and make your workplace a healthier place to be.

Flu Vaccinations

TriEx have been running Influenza vaccination (Flu) programmes in the workplace for many years; assisting in keeping people at work and healthy during the winter months.

In addition, some workplace employees may be at higher risk of contracting disease due to the contaminants that their role exposes them to. We help to support and safe guard in relation to Hep A, Hep B and Tetanus.

Hearing Testing

Hearing tests are mandatory if your workplace has noise levels exceeding 85dBA. Hearing tests support you in meeting your legal obligations. It is recommended that hearing tests be carried out annually to comply with the Approved Code of Practice for the Management of Noise in the Workplace.

Lung Function Testing

Recommended for employees in Christchurch who are exposed to contaminants in the air that could affect lung function. Examples of harmful substances include; Isocyanates, dusts, solvents and other chemicals, and asbestos. Employees undergo a 15 minute lung function test usually at your workplace.

Mobile Occupational Health Screening

We offer comprehensive occupational health services in a controlled environment. Our mobile health screening service contains a specialised noise reduced booth to ensure the integrity of hearing assessments. All services ensure full privacy for your employees.

Pre-employment Medical Assessments

Pre employment medical testing helps you assess the suitability of the person for the job and helps you meet your legal obligations. It can help minimise your recruitment and training costs because you pre determine the suitability of a candidate to physically complete the tasks of the job.

Skin Assessments

Often staff are hesitant about going to their own doctor about a skin condition so to encourage awareness about skin, TriEx will come to see them at your workplace and refer if necessary.

Vision Testing

TriEx offers vision testing which is important for those who require precise vision for their work or excellent colour competency. Employees undergo a five minute vision test usually at your premises (or TriEx premises by arrangement). TriEx will take care of all future test scheduling and a full statistical and informative report on results is released to management.

Your Health Records

The purpose of Your Health is to give you access to your health records at any time. If you are part of an organisation that has your health testing monitored through TriEx you are welcome to contact us and request your information.

To speak to one of our occupational health team members, please call 0800 487 439 or email health@triex.co.nz