RiskEnews Archives

RiskEnews is CETEC's regular newsletter containing brief articles and topics of interest. We usually send riskEnews only 4 times a year.

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Issue 47, December 2016

New London office for CETEC; NATA Accredited potable water sampling and Rapid Legionella testing; WELL building standard update; Building Air tightness new credit requirement for Green Star

Issue 46, Christmas 2015

Chrismas message of support, Paris climate accord, plus CETEC recent news including presentations at Legionella Control Conference and the International Legionella Fast Detection Congress in Spain and finally a new published Hospital Engineer article - Update of Legionella and water quality in healthcare facilities.

Issue 45, Winter 2015

CETEC Brisbane office has now moved to Springwood. New phone number of 07 3808 3948; CETEC consultants recently attended and presented at the twin Healthy Buildings 2015 conferences held in Europe and America in May and July respectively - Read the highlights. Five Steps to Solving the IEQ Problem in Schools - Jack Noonan was interviewed for this Sourceable Article; Learn about the new Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC), - a new incubator facility is for innovative start-ups.

Issue 44, Autumn 2015

NABERS revised IE tool and Green Star Performance; Presentation of first international NABERS IE rating to Paharphur Business Centre in Delhi, India. Adam Garnys presented at recent NABERS Roadshow in Sydney and next week the roadshow is coming to Melbourne; Jack Noonan presented at Umow Lai's How Well is your building breakfast seminar this week. Dr Vyt Garnys is moderating IEQ in Productivity workshop at Healthy Buildings 2015 Europe on 18 May; Adam Garnys presenting at Green Building Day; Jack Noonan presenting at Ideaction 2015 in Adelaide, 25 May; Successful ISO 17025 audit of laboratory.

Issue 43, Christmas - 5 December 2014

Dr Vyt Garnys in Paris, WorldGBC's - Wellbeing & Productivity in Offices Report, Brisbane building storm damage, Review of the Legionella Risk session at IHEA Healthcare facilities conference in October and Managing Dangerous Goods and Lab Safety and in particular - Hazard Zones, Standards Australia's Indoor air Quality. The CETEC team also wishes you and your family a very happy and safe Christmas. We would also like to thank you, our valued clients, suppliers and contacts in 2014.

Issue 42, 6 August 2014

NABERS IE consultation - Have your say! Read the paper and provide feedback; National Legionella Guidelines -CETEC was recently appointed by the Federal Government to provide guidance to the National Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth) for the development of national guidance - Legionella control in potable water distribution systems in health and aged care facilities. ; HSE Audits for Construction Projects - CETEC's HSE audits allow contractors to meet the auditing requirements for Construction Code Compliance; Indoor Air 2014 update; ANGAU Memorial Hospital redevelopment - PNG Hazardous Materials Audit

Issue 41, 17 July 2013

CETEC consulting on Legionella in hospitals - learn more and also about Warm Water Risk Management; Mycometer - New advanced 1 hour microbial results for microbial testing in water, surfaces and air for indoor environments and industry; CETEC has a new Brisbane office; What Facility Managers need to know about VOC emissions from building materials; A sustainable green community building, The Batesford Community Hub proves that clean green costs no more

Issue 40, 27 March 2013

The World Green Building Council earlier this month released the Business Case for Green Building Report. Asbestos and storm damage - three tips about the risk of hazardous materials on your site, including asbestos. There is a new guide released from NIOSH on Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease from Exposures Caused by Dampness in Office Buildings, Schools, and Other Nonindustrial Buildings. Green Cities 13 in Tweets and finally upcoming events where CETEC will be presenting, including FMA's Ideaction 2013 in Hobart, Making Cities Liveable Conference and Sustainable Transformation Conference both in Melbourne in June.

Issue 39, 19 December 2012 - Christmas Edition

Information about the Workplaces of the Future Summit to be held in Melbourne 30 January. Don't forget the tenants - an article written by Jack Noonan for Retrofit Australia. Recent CETEC presentations made at Laboratory Managers conference on dangerous goods, AIRAH's preloved buildings and FM Technology Summit in December in Sydney. Also an overseas update from Dr Vyt Garnys relating to his trade mission visits to India and Brazil plus attendance at the ISO Indoor Air commitee meetings held in October in Amsterdam. Finally our seasons greetings to all our readers

Issue 38, November 2012 - Special Edition - Brasil Update

Dr Vyt Garnys is attending the Infrastructure, Sustainability and Event Mangement Trade Mission to Brasil. Invitation to meet with Dr Vyt Garnys and learn more about IEQ and the International Benchmarking Project; Hospital and University Laboratory Design and Construction Projects; CETEC's Hazard and Environmental Risk Management Services

Issue 37, 2 November 2012

Profitable Sustainability Conference - Indoor Environment Quality and Environmental Upgrade Agreements.Batesford Community Hub - A case study on a healthy, affordable and green community building; Livable Buildings 2012 awards - ISIS Canberra building one of the finalists; CETEC presenting at AIRAH's Pre-loved Buildins 2012 conference on 19/20 November; Great feedback from Cornwall Stodart on our expert witness testimony; CETEC helps get new warning signs and other measures in the M5 east tunnel in Sydney.

Issue 36, 22 October 2012 - Special Edition - India Update

Dr Vyt Garnys speaking at Green Building Congress in Hyderabad; Invitation to meet with Dr Vyt Garnys and learn more about IEQ and the International Benchmarking Project; Hospital and University Laboratory Design and Construction Projects; CETEC's Hazard and Environmental Risk Management Services

Issue 35, 15 August 2012

Highlights from Healthy Buildings 2012: Indoor Air Contaminants, Plus upcoming seminars to be held in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth on HB2012 findings. To register your interest read further.

Issue 34, 4 July 2012

Masterclass: Productivity from Indoor Environment Performance, Brisbane 12 July; Healthy Buildings 2012, 8-12 July, Brisbane; IEQ Productivity Champion Competition; CETEC's new website at www.cetec.com.au.