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Public Health Regulation 2012
Current version for 19 July 2019 to date (accessed 24 July 2019 at 02:20)
Part 2 Division 6 Subdivision 4
Subdivision 4 Provision of information
13R   Provision of test results
(1)  The occupier of premises on which a cooling water system is installed must ensure that any reportable test results are provided, in the approved form, to the local government authority for the area no later than 24 hours after they are received by the occupier.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2)  In this clause:
reportable test results means the results of a laboratory test of a cooling water system carried out in accordance with clause 13Q, being test results that show either of the following:
(a)  if the number of colony-forming units for Legionella is greater than or equal to 1,000 colony-forming units per millilitre,
(b)  if the heterotrophic colony count is greater than or equal to 5,000,000 colony-forming units per millilitre.
13S   Availability of records and other information
(1)  The occupier of premises on which a cooling water system is installed must ensure that each of the required documents is either:
(a)  kept on the premises, and made available for inspection on request by an authorised officer, or
(b)  kept electronically, and made available for inspection, on request by an authorised officer, within 4 hours of the request.
(2)  The occupier of premises on which a cooling water system is installed must ensure that the required information is provided (in either electronic or paper form) on request by an authorised officer within 4 hours of the request.
(3)  In this clause:
required documents, in relation to a cooling water system, means each of the following:
(a)  the documentation of the risk assessment (prepared under clause 13N (1)),
(b)  the notice of the risk assessment (given under clause 13N (2)),
(c)  the documentation of each audit of compliance with the risk assessment that was carried out in the last 60 months (prepared under clause 13O (6)),
(d)  the notice provided of each such audit of compliance (under clause 13O (7)),
(e)  the reports of each monthly testing and inspection carried out in the last 60 months (prepared under clause 13Q (4)),
(f)  the operating and maintenance manuals for the system,
(g)  all records of the maintenance and service of the system.
required information, in relation to a cooling water system, means:
(a)  the name and contact details of each duly qualified person who installed, operated or maintained the cooling water system in the last 5 years, and
(b)  the name and contact details of any competent person who has provided services in relation to the cooling water system in the last 5 years.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
13T   Notification of installation of cooling water systems
(1)  For the purposes of section 31 of the Act, the local government authority for the area in which the premises are located is prescribed and the notice is to be in writing and is to be accompanied by the fee (not exceeding $115) determined by the local government authority.
(2)  The occupier of premises on which a cooling water system is installed must notify the local government authority for the area in which the premises are located within 7 days of any change in the particulars provided to the authority in the approved form under section 31 of the Act.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(3)  No fee is payable for a notification referred to in subclause (2).