Risk Assessment Notification – 2019/R32

R32 – Risk Assessment Notice.pdf


Product Assessed: – Domestic Fridge – Freezer & Freezers incorporating Ice Making Functions.

Assessment
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for
the above mentioned product. The product is a free standing or built-in fridge – freezer
incorporating an ice making function, with a connection to a mains water service. The
appliance is designed for domestic use and connected to a fixed water supply
connection ready for use.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment undertaken for these
types of products has identified risks that potentially require mitigation through the
WaterMark Certification Scheme.
Outcome
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 shall require risk mitigation through the Scheme, except where to do
so would duplicate risk mitigation achieved through another nationally recognised
means.
The Administrating Body considers that the mandatory compliance to AS/NZS AS/NZS
60335.1 & AS/NZS 60335.2.24 through the Electrical Equipment Safety System
Registration satisfactorily mitigates the risks identified for this product.
Therfore the domestic fridge/freezer with ice making fucntion will be listed on the
Schedule of Excluded Products with compliance to AS/NZS 60335.1 & AS/NZS
60335.2.24 providing Evidence of Suitability for this product to be installed within a
plumbing and drainage system.
Issued
23 April 2019.