Risk Assessment Notification – 2017/R35

R35 – Risk Assessment Notice.pdf


Product Assessed: – Plate Heat Exchanger

Assessment
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for
the above mentioned product. The product is utilised for transferring heat from a primary
source to a secondary supply notably drinking water applications by utilising plates
interlocked and stacked to provide maximum heat transfer area.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for the plate heat
exchanger has identified risks requiring 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 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.
Issued
14 November 2018.