Health and Safety
Mosman Council’s Road Safety Officer provides educational campaigns to help reduce crashes and casualties on our roads.
Be prepared should an emergency occur. This page offers advice on how to minimise risk from storms and bushfires and suggests personal emergency kits for unexpected events. Council also has a role in bushfire hazard reduction and preparing local area disaster plans.
Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are battery-powered, portable devices that deliver an electric shock through the body to restore the heart to its normal function in the event of cardiac arrest.
Practical measures to help in the prevention of illness which these native insects may carry.
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.
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.
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.
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.