Product Assessed: – Hand Washing Station
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for
the above mentioned product. The product is a mixing unit which automatically mixes
water, soap and air, touch-free in the first washing cycle and after a short pause goes
through a rinse cycle with clear water.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for the hand washing
station has identified risks requiring mitigation through the WaterMark Certification
The Risk Assessment identified the overall risk rating being medium for the nominated
health and safety consequences incidences. In accordance with the Manual for the
WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 3, Table D, any product with an overall risk
rating of medium requires WaterMark Certification.
Approved WaterMark Conformity Assessment Bodies will now need to evaluate these
products to the most applicable specification. If the identified risks are unable to be
satisfactorily addressed through an existing Specification, then a new, or amended
Specification shall be proposed. A submission to the ABCB shall be undertaken in
accordance with the Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 4,
Protocol for Developing Product Specifications.
30 January 2019.