High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most serious risks factors for death from heart diseases and strokes, responsible for 13% of all deaths globally.
In South Africa more than 1 in 3 adults live with high blood pressure and it is responsible for 1 in every 2 strokes and 2 in every 5 heart attacks.
Occupational noise is a problem in various settings and comes with known and possible health consequences. To identify and prevent possible health related effects, workplace monitoring, audiometry, and blood pressure screenings are essential.
Healthy, motivated and productive people make for a financially healthy business