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Guidelines on Legionella control

NSW Guidelines for Legionella Control in Cooling Water Systems

The NSW Guidelines for Legionella Control in Cooling Water Systems provide guidance on the safe and effective management of cooling water systems for all stakeholders. The Guidelines provide practical guidance on the legal requirements in the Public Health Act 2010 and the Public Health Regulation 2012
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enHealth Guidelines for Legionella Control

The enHealth Guidelines for Legionella Control in the operation and maintenance of water distribution systems in health and aged care facilities provide guidance about water system risks, operational monitoring and controls for Legionella management in health and aged care facilities.
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These factsheets summarise the new requirements for managing cooling water systems:

  1. New regulatory requirements at a glance
  2. Managing cooling water systems throughout their lifecycle
  3. Occupier
  4. Duly qualified person
  5. Competent person
  6. Independent auditor
  7. Authorised officer
  8. Local government authority
  9. NSW Health
Last updated on 1 September 2020