• We are a Registered Health Promotion Charity

We promote the
principles of
occupational
hygiene


Our aim is the prevention
and control of workplace
occupational diseases
in Australia.

A hidden epidemic

Occupational illness

Australians are losing their lives prematurely from workplace illnesses. We are committed to helping to reduce the tragic impact of occupational disease on workers, their families and society.

Latest News

  • 6 April 2022

    AIOH Foundation Project Video Presentation

    The University of Wollongong and Cancer Council WA present a video update on the progress of their AIOH Foundation Grant projects.

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  • 23 August 2021

    Cancer Council WA Project

    The AIOH Foundation provided a grant to the Cancer Council WA to supports its development of communication materials for a silica awareness campaign during Men’s Health Month in 2021.

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A call to action

Safe Work Australia

report that workers in Australia are 8 times
more likely to die from an occupational illness
or disease than an accident at work.

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Our Grants

Latest Grants

Professor Lin Fritschi of Data Scientists Pty Ltd is the recipient of the third grant of $10,000 for the project: Using a design thinking approach to create a unique digital tool to assess hearing loss risk from noise and ototoxic exposures.

The funds will be used as part of the KNOW Workplace Cancer Program to develop, disseminate and evaluate a targeted and engaging digital silica dust campaign for workers in the Australian artificial stone industry.

The findings of this study will inform the RFS and volunteers of the limitations in selection of respiratory protection to control exposure to bushfire emissions and enable better management of the health risk for RFS personnel.


Occupational hygiene is the


Anticipation

Recognition

Evaluation

Control

and confirmation of protection from hazards at work that
may result in injury, illness, or affect the wellbeing of workers.

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