Legionnaires’ disease breeds abundantly in cooling systems which are inadequately treated. Under the Public Health Act, proper installation, maintenance and cleaning of cooling systems is required.
With increasing community interest in water conservation, the disposal and reuse of greywater is an important public health issue. Caution is required in its use, as it may also contain high levels of pathogenic micro-organisms.
Certain asbestos removal work be licensed under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 to reduce the risk to the health of both asbestos workers and the public.
The Pesticide Use Notification Plan aims to ensure that the community are made aware of pesticide applications that are made to outdoor public places . Notification allows members of the community to take action to avoid or minimise contact with such pesticide if they so choose.
Practical measures to help in the prevention of illness which these native insects may carry.