Cooling Tower Notification

Notification is a legal requirement in order that the locations of cooling towers and evaporative condensers (notifiable devices) are known. This allows potential sources of infectious diseases, such as legionella, to be identified and also ensure that the necessary preventative measures are in place to eliminate the risk of such infection arising to employees and the public.

If you control non-domestic premises within the Moray area you must ensure that you notify us of any cooling tower or evaporative condenser on the premises. You must notify us of any changes to the notification information within one month of the change, in writing.If the notifiable device becomes redundant or is dismantled this must be notified to us in writing as soon as possible.

Regulation Summary

Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992.

Procedure

Once the notification form, together with all the relevant supporting documentation, has been received, we will acknowledge receipt within one month, being the target completion period. The acknowledgement will include a reference number for your retention in case of any query. If you have not heard from us within the target completion period, please contact us.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

Yes. This means you will be able to act as though your notification has been received if you have not heard from us by the end of the target completion date.

Fees

There are no fees for this notification.

Guidance and Advice

Health and Safety Executive

Public Register of Notifications (pdf)

Contact Us

Environmental Health

environmentalhealth@moray.gov.uk

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