Buildings air handling and water systems policy

Intent and objectives

In accordance with the University Health and Safety Policy, the air handling and water systems of all University Buildings will be designed, installed, commissioned, operated and maintained to a standard that minimises health risks including Legionnaires' disease, Pontiac fever, Humidifier fever and hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Scope

University wide

Provisions

The University adopts AS 3666 - "Air-handling and water systems of buildings- microbial control" as a minimum standard for all new, existing or proposed building air handling and water systems.

It is the responsibility of Property Services to implement and monitor the requirements of this policy.

It is the responsibility of the area manager or her or his delegate to report any suspected problems relating to the air handling and water systems servicing their area, to Property Services.

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