Environmental Health service workload information

Sean La Fontaine made this Government Information (Public Access) request to Maitland City Council

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From: Sean La Fontaine

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Dear Maitland City Council,

Could you please provide the following workload information for Environmental Health covering the latest possible annual reporting period:

Number of Fixed Food premises (high, medium, low)

Number of Mobile Food businesses

Number of Temporary Food businesses

Number of Single Incident Investigations conducted

Number of Outbreaks investigated

Number of Food Complaints investigated
*NOTE - NSWFA have advised to obtain this information from Council

Number of Skin Penetration businesses

Number of Shared Accommodation premises

Number of Sewer overflows investigated

Number of Water Quality monitoring samples

Number of Pool Water samples

Number of Cooling Tower inspections/assessments

Number of Noise, Odour/Air, Asbestos, Clan Labs, Hoarding/Squalor complaints investigated

Number of Pest complaints investigated

Number of DA referral responses

Number of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks assessments/inspections conducted

Yours faithfully,

Sean La Fontaine

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From: Sean La Fontaine

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Dear Maitland City Council,

I am following up on my request for Environmental Health workload information sent to Council on the 27th September 2018.

Could you please provide me with an update on progress with my request.

Yours faithfully,

Sean La Fontaine

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From: Melanie Carter
Maitland City Council


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From: Melanie Carter
Sent: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 2:48 PM
To: '[email address]'
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Subject: Response to Informal Access Request - Government Information
(Public Access) request - Environmental Health service workload
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Dear Sean La Fontaine,

 

Please see below workload information for Environmental Health covering
the latest possible annual reporting period as requested:

 

1)               Number of Fixed Food premises (high, medium, low)

High – 248; Medium – 79; Low - 30

 

(2)               Number of Mobile Food businesses

50

 

(3)               Number of Temporary Food businesses     

             71

 

(4)               Number of Single Incident Investigations conducted

             4 (have assumed this is referring to alleged foodborne
illness)

 

(5)               Number of Outbreaks investigated
                                        

NSW Food Authority responsible for investigating ‘outbreaks’ of foodborne
illness

 

(6)               Number of Food Complaints investigated  

            15 (includes the 4 alleged single incidents of foodborne
illness)

*NOTE - NSWFA have advised to obtain this information from Council

 

(7)               Number of Skin Penetration businesses   

            130 premises on register               

 

(8)               Number of Shared Accommodation premises      

            2 premises listed on NSW Boarding House Register          

 

(9)               Number of Sewer overflows investigated     

            EPA are the ARA for Hunter Water

 

(10)           Number of Water Quality monitoring samples Nil – no
information

 

(11)           Number of Pool Water samples Nil – no information

                                 

(12)           Number of Cooling Tower inspections/assessments

                     30 cooling towers on register

 

(13)           Number of Noise, Odour/Air, Asbestos, Clan Labs,
Hoarding/Squalor complaints investigated:

                            Air – commercial 6; domestic 16

                            Noise – commercial 10; domestic 29

                            Water – 21

                            Miscellaneous - commercial 24; domestic 73

                            Asbestos dumping - 7

 

(14)           Number of Pest complaints investigated Nil – no information

 

(15)           Number of DA referral responses Nil – no information

 

(16)           Number of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks
assessments/inspections conducted

            Nil  (training undertaken in preparation for handover from
EPA)

 

 

regards

Melanie Carter
Coordinator Information Management
Business Systems, Property & Governance | Maitland City Council
t 02 4939 1019
f 02 4933 3209
[2][email address]

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Melanie Carter

Coordinator Information Management

Business Systems, Property & Governance | Maitland City Council

t 02 4939 1019

f 02 4933 3209

[email address]

 

maitland.nsw.gov.au

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From: Sean La Fontaine

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Dear Melanie Carter,

Thank you for responding to my request.

Yours sincerely,

Sean La Fontaine

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