Occupational Health is the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations by preventing departures from health, controlling risks and the adaptation of work to people, and people to their jobs.  (ILO/WHO 1950) 

The UQ Occupational Health Nurse Adviser assists with the following University wide programs:    

General health information

  • UQ Health Care service
  • UQ Wellness (Staff)

Read more about general health information

Hearing

  • Hearing tests
  • Information about protecting your hearing

Read more about hearing

First Aid

  • Information, support and advice for First Aid Officers
  • First Aid Safety Guidelines
  • OHS Training

Read more about first aid

Health Surveillance

Health Surveillance is undertaken for workers who may be exposed to the risk of developing a work-related illness.

Read more about health surveillance

Vaccination Programs

Recommended vaccinations for all UQ staff and students

Read more about vaccination programs

Nurse Advisor contact details:

UQ Occupational Health Nurse Advisor:

Fiona Coulthard
Phone: 336 54883
Fax: 336 51577
Email: ohna@uq.edu.au
 

 

 

Occupational Health section

First Aid

The UQ Occupational Health Nurse Adviser provides support and advice for First Aid Officers

General health information

General health information

Health Surveillance

Health Surveillance is undertaken for workers who may be exposed to the risk of developing a work-related illness. For more information please refer to the following guidelines:

Hearing

Hearing tests are arranged for noise exposed workers who have been enrolled in the program by their supervisors. The OHNA organises this program under medical supervision and manages follow up after hearing tests are completed.

Vaccination programs

Recommended vaccinations for all UQ staff and students