Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for the implementation of the Health Act and other related legislation, in particular food handling and control legislation applicable to shops and eating-places.

Chemical Hazards

Managing the Environmental Health Risks of a Discovered Clandestine Drug Laboratory

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/Corporate/general-documents/Clandestine-drug-labs/PDF/Guidelines-for-notification-and-risk-management-after-detection-of-a-clandestine-drug-laboratory.pdf

Useful links for Asbestos products

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/About-asbestos

Public Health Planning

Shire of Gnowangerup Health and Wellbeing Survey

During June and July 2021, we are asking for your help creating a new Health and Wellbeing Plan for our Shire.

We want to hear your views about what good health and wellbeing means to you, and any difficulties you face in achieving that. Your feedback will help us identify community needs and areas for action so we can improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for everyone who lives, works and plays in our Shire, now and into the future.

Please follow the link below to complete our online survey, which takes about 15 minutes: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GNOWANGERUP

Have your say now, by completing the survey and adding any extra ideas or suggestions in the comment fields.

 State Public Health Plan

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/Files/Corporate/general%20documents/Public%20Health%20Act/State%20public%20health%20plan/State%20PH%20Plan%202019%202024/State-Public-Health-Plan-WA.pdf

Built Environment

Guidelines for Managing Mould

https://healthywa.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/HealthyWA/Original/Mould-guidelines.pdf

Biological and Applied EH Hazards

Guidelines for Managing Large Public Events 

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/Corporate/general-documents/Environmental-health/Concerts-and-Mass-Gathering-Guidelines.pdf

Mosquito Management in the Great Southern

Mosquito Borne disease reports

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/J_M/Mosquito-borne-disease-quarterly-reports

Fight the Bite Mosquito Campaign

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/F_I/Fight-the-Bite-campaign

Personal Appearances

Code of Practice for Skin Penetration Procedures

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/Corporate/general-documents/communicable-diseases/PDF/Code_of_Practice_for_Skin_Penetration.pdf

 Skin Penetration Procedures and the Law (in Western Australia)

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/S_T/Skin-penetration-procedures-and-the-law

Food

Foodsafe Online Environmental Health

FoodSafe Online is a Food Handler Training Program for individuals. This is a fully online course with training videos and questions. FoodSafe® Online was developed by Environmental Health Australia (Western Australia) in consultation with state governments, academia, local industry and consumers.

Being a fully online course, you can log in, in your free time and in the comfort of your home to complete the training. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a certificate .

Shire of Gnowangerup residents can now purchase the FoodSafe Online course free of charge from the website below

https://www.ehawa.org.au/products/foodsafe-products/foodsafe-online

On the payment details page, use the unique discount voucher “FSGNOWA358” and it will apply the $35 discount. You will need to complete the transaction and follow the downloadable instructions to register and start the course. A printable certificate is available, once you have successfully completed the course.

For more information, please call the Shire Office on 08 9827 1007.

Australian Food Standards Code (ANSFA)

https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/code/Pages/default.aspx

Food Unit (WA Health) Notices

https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/code/Pages/default.aspx

Water

Code of Practice for Design, Construction & Management of Aquatic Facilities

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/Corporate/general-documents/water/PDF/CoP-for-design-construction-operation-management-maintenance-aquatic-facilities.pdf

Australian Drinking Water Guidelines

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/about-us/publications/australian-drinking-water-guidelines

Managing Risks in Recreational Waters

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/images/guidelines-for-managing-risks-in-recreational-water.pdf

Septic Tank Applications

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/-/media/Files/Corporate/general-documents/water/Wastewater/Septic-Application.pdf

Forms

Food Act Notification/Registration Form

Requirements for the Establishment, Construction and FitOut of Food Premises