All Health Services
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.
Our Health Services include:
TriEx offers asbestos health monitoring for employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to asbestos.
We can sample for exposure to Chemicals, Cholinesterase and Lead Exposure, with either Urine sampling or Blood sampling. Sampling for chemicals can be done by either blood or urine sampling, but blood sampling is the most effective method for Cholinesterase and Lead exposure.
Blood pressure readings are available alongside blood testing or can be offered as a stand alone testing or in conjunction with other Occupational Health services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hepatitis A, B and C are a set of infections and diseases that affect the liver and can have various degrees of treatability and severity depending on the type of Hepatitis contracted. 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.
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.
Physical Flexibility & Grip Strength assessments are for people exposed to the risk of repetitive tasks with discomfort. Each person is grip strength measured. A discomfort questionnaire is completed with possible causes, albeit work or not. The results will be tabled on a spreadsheet for your evaluation. The grip strength is used to assess the degree of potential injury or weakness.
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.
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.
The Health and Wellness Assessment is to create a screening guide that enables you to adopt a targeted approach in identifying your health and wellness needs. This then provides the information required to ensure appropriate interventions are applied.
Are sprains and strains a regular occurrence on your incident reports? Our manual handling training will equip your team with the necessary skills to help prevent manual handling type injuries.