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Occupational Vaccinations

Vaccinations to protect employees from biological HazardsAn Occupational Vaccination program is designed to protect employees from infection from biological Hazards in the workplace, such as

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus

A vaccination program complements universal precautions and protection against exposure to biological hazards

On-Site Vaccination Programs for protection from infectious diseases

MedWise offer on-site vaccination programs for prevention of ill-health from exposure to biological hazards, we can set-up a mobile vaccination centre at your premises and provide the medical staff to carry out the vaccinations.

The On-Site Vaccination would be suitable for:

  • Waste Management Workers
  • Waste Recycling Workers
  • Healthcare Workers
  • Child Care Workers
  • First Aiders

Common Biological hazards:

Hepatitis A: This viral illness is also spread by food or water contaminated with raw sewerage. This disease is not usually fatal, but causes jaundice lasting several weeks.

Hepatitis B: This serious disease is spread through blood, the virus can survive outside the human body for at least 7 days, the risk would be from cuts from sharp refuse, needle stick injury, blood/saliva splash

Tetanus: Tetanus occurs throughout the world. The tetanus bacteria enter the body through wounds/cuts and release a deadly toxin which can cause paralysis.

The vaccine is routinely given to infants at birth. A booster should be given every 10 years.