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Environmental Health Directorate


Providing information for the management of environmental health risks to the general community and local government through provision of legislation and guidance material.

Programs and Services:

  • Education, liaison with industry and surveillance of safe handling of asbestos cement materials.
  • Monitoring of legionella disease notifications and provision of advice to industry.
  • Monitoring of water quality, design, construction and operation of aquatic facilities.
  • Monitoring of safe & hygienic standards for skin penetration and tattooing.
  • Surveillance, monitoring and standard setting for public buildings and mass gatherings.
  • Development of standards for mould in public buildings.
  • Monitoring of public health risks after the discovery of clandestine drug laboratories in dwellings and vacant bush blocks.
  • Environmental Health surveillance of Rottnest Island.
  • Legislation review and development

Contact Information:

Location:  Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park WA 6008
Postal Address:  PO Box 8172, Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Phone:  (08) 9388 4999

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This unit last updated: 29 Jul 2008, 3:16pm

Units reporting to Environmental Health Directorate:

 ·  Environmental Health Hazards Indicates there are units responsible to Environmental Health Hazards
 ·  Food Unit
 ·  Radiation Health Branch
 ·  Science and Policy Unit
 ·  Water Unit