Environmental Health relates to the practice of managing the health risks of a community. Health Services has several programs that assess and manage risks, as well as providing direction and education to the community.
Some of the programs managed by Health Services include:
- Risk assessment and approval of food premises including restaurants, take away shops, lunch bars, pubs, etc.
- Risk assessment and approval of public events and buildings.
- Risk assessment and approval of on-site effluent disposal systems such as septic tanks, ATUs and grey water systems.
- Investigation of noise nuisances.
- Investigation of communicable diseases.
- Investigation of health nuisances including pests and odour.
- Monitoring of public swimming pools and river sampling.
- Risk assessment and monitoring of vectors of disease such as mosquitoes.
An Environmental Health Officer is available to provide advice on public and environmental health matters.
Information sheets are available for:
- Asbestos removal
- Bird control
- Catering for Special events
- Food premises and food monitoring
- Infectious diseases and communicable diseases
- Nuisance cats
- Public building safety
- Public swimming pools
- Septic tanks and effluent disposal
- Wood heaters
Other areas which are investigated by Health and Environmental Services include:
- Lighting and ventilation of dwellings and public buildings
- Hairdressing establishments and skin penetration establishments
- Maintenance and condition of dwellings
- Offensive trades
- Pet food premises
- Food labeling premises
- Burning off
8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
48 Old Perth Road, Bassendean, WA 6054
Senior Environmental Health Officer
Ms Kimberly Miller
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