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  • Hearing Conservation Services

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Occupational testing

    NOISE EXPOSURE ASSESSMENTS  NOISE EXPOSURE ASSESSMENTS are conducted by our Industrial Hygienist onsite at your facility throughout the full duration of the work shift. Noise dosimetry samples are taken along with sound level meter readings to determine personal noise exposure levels as well as ambient background and peak sound levels. This data is then analyzed, reported and signed off by our field hygienist, our environmental coordinator as well as our senior hygiene consultant. All results are audits for strict OH&S compliance. Under the Alberta OH&S Code Part 16, employers are required to perform a noise assessment if noise levels exceed an average…

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  • Vision Health Services

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Occupational testing

    Illumination Surveys  At Safety Nation Hse HSE, we take your health and safety very seriously and offer the most comprehensive services in the industry. In order to safeguard your vision health, we offer many services that can help optimize visual acuity in the workplace. An example is illumination surveys, here we examine lighting in your workplace and compare the results to standards set by the Canadian Government and The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America(IESNA). Since lighting greatly affects vision and the ability to see clearly, if it is not adequate, it can cause a variety of symptoms such as eye strain,…

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  • Substance Abuse Services

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Occupational testing

    EBT Breath Alcohol Testing Hair Follicle Drug Testing DOT and Non-DOT Urine Drug Testing  DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING is performed by our laboratory technicians onsite and in our clinic using FDA-approved testing kits and DOT Approved EBT’s. Utilizing strict protocols, lab specimens are obtained at the highest quality to assure accuracy and prevent cross-contamination. All results are reviewed by our Medical Review Officer(MRO) who is a physician specially trained in substance abuse. For more information regarding Pre-Employment Medicals and our Substance Abuse Program, please call (587) 597-8378. Oral Fluid Drug Testing Post-Incident and Reasonable Cause 24 Hour Testing Medical Review Office(MRO) Consultations Smoking Cessation and Addiction Laser Treatments Addictions Counselling Services Home Drug…

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  • Respiratory Health Services

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Occupational testing

    INDOOR AIR QUALITY ASSESSMENT  AIR QUALITY ASSESSMENTS are conducted by our Industrial Hygienists in the workplace to monitor many types of air borne dust and contaminants that pose a health risk to workers in these environments. Using scientifically proven testing methods, samples can be obtained and measured to see how they compare to government occupational exposure limits(OELs). Based on these findings, controls and recommendations may be made to ensure the safety of the workers and that air quality meets regulatory standards. For more information relating to air quality assessments, quantitative mask fit testing, as well as pulmonary function testing, please contact us…

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  • Medical Exams & Fit To Work Testing

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Occupational testing

    Physical Demands Analysis Functional Capacity Evaluations  MEDICAL HEALTH EVALUATIONS are performed by our Therapists, Nurses, and Physicians onsite and at our clinic. Prior to any testing, clients are asked to present a government-issued photo ID and fill out a consent form and a health history questionnaire. Based on the information given, it is determined if testing is contraindicated. If it is safe to proceed, the testing process begins. At any point, the client or tester may stop the testing if they feel they cannot continue. If this occurs, a medical clearance from our Physician may be required. Once the testing is complete or stopped, all…

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