Environmental Health events, training and webinars

The Environmental Health Directorate hosts a range of educational programs including webinars, workshops and seminars to support environmental health professionals, industry and health professionals to enforce or comply with a range of environmental health legislation and to manage environmental health risks.

Upcoming webinars, seminars and workshops

Register to attend upcoming environmental health webinars, seminars and workshops.

Date Topic Location Registration
19 March 2024

Environmental Health webinar series - 9am to 11am. Topics will include:

  • Legionella control and the role of local governments
  • Aquatic facilities and the role of local governments
  • Updated risk assessment for managing mould
  • Maximising the use of the WA mobile food vendor register
Online Register here (external site)
 To be confirmed.

The Department of Health in conjunction with Vegetables WA will be providing training to local government Environmental Health Professionals on the new horticulture standards for leafy vegetables, berries and melons.

The 1.5-day training program will comprise of a workshop and on-farm training.

 

Three 1.5-day training sessions are planned for:

  • Perth  
  • Peel region 
  • South-West / Great Southern
Register your interest (external site)
17 - 19 April 2024 Aerated Wastewater Treatment System Servicing and Maintenance course Perth Register here (external site) 
30 April - 2 May 2024 

Mosquito management training course (3 day)

This condensed 3-day mosquito management training course includes lectures, practical mosquito ID sessions, field work and equipment demonstrations. It is highly recommended for individuals working in the north of WA in the fields of: 

  • environmental and public health
  • Aboriginal environmental health 
  • environmental, water and wastewater management
  • environmental engineering and pest control.

View the draft program here.

Kununurra  Register here (external site)
21 May 2024

Wastewater Management Workshop - 17th World Congress on Environmental Health 

The workshop will be targeted to Environmental Health professionals, systems manufacturers, installers, maintenance technicians, plumbers and Environmental Health Officers involved in approval, inspection and regulatory oversight of various on-site wastewater systems

Perth Register here (external site)
16 July 2024

Environmental Health webinar series - 9am to 11am. Topics of discussion are likely to include:

  • Food-borne disease outbreak investigations and the role of local governments
  • Updated food business risk assessment guide for local governments
  • Meat auditing (abattoirs and retail)
Online  Register here (external site)
To be confirmed.  Annual CLAG Mosquito Management Forum Venue to be confirmed. Online will be available.  Registration not yet open.
9 to 13 September 2024 Mosquito Management Training Course (5 days). View the draft program (PDF 242KB) Mandurah Registration not yet open.
To be confirmed. Environmental Health emergency management and local government Venue to be confirmed. Online will be available. Registration not yet open. 
19 November 2024         

Environmental Health webinar series - 9am to 11am. Topics of discussion are likely to include:

  • Recycled water management in WA
Online  Register here (external site)

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Library of webinar recordings

Explore our library of environmental health webinars below.

Chemical hazards and pesticides

The following webinars are available on skin penetration including body art, piercing and beauty therapy procedures.

Topic Presentation Further resources
Meth smoke houses Methylamphetamine contamination update (external site) Illict drug contamination
Environmental Health Workforce

The following webinars are available on Environmental Health workforce matters.

Topic Presentation Further resources
Environmental Health Professional Review Board WA Environmental Health Professional Review Board – November 2021 (external site) Learn more.
Environmental Health Workforce Capacity Environmental Health Workforce Planning and Capability Development – November 2021 (external site)  
Events and public buildings

The following webinars are available on events and public buildings. 

Topic Presentation Further resources
Public buildings and event regulation Events and buildings
Examples of public buildings disasters  
Food

The following webinars are available on food safety matters.

Topic Presentation Further resources
Food Safety Management Tools  Food Safety Management Tools for EH practitioners (external site) Learn more
Food Safety Culture Food safety culture – March 2021 (external site)  
Food labelling Food Safety Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) – March 2022: Learn more.
Food Safety Management Systems   Food Safety Management Systems - November 2022 (external site)  
Horticulture Standards - Berries, leafy vegetables and melons Horticulture Standards - Berries, leafy vegetables and melons - November 2022 (external site)
  • For EH Practitioners
  • For industry
Public health planning

The following presentation is available on public health planning.

Topic Presentation Further resources
Public health planning What is local government's role in public health? (external site) Learn more.
Skin penetration

The following webinars are available on skin penetration including body art, piercing and beauty therapy procedures. 

Topic Presentation Further resources
Skin penetration  Trends in the skin penetration industry (external site)  Body art and personal appearance 

Last reviewed: 16-02-2024

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