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Proficiency Testing Australia (PTA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Legionella Proficiency Testing Program. 

Designed to meet the needs of environmental, health, industry and research laboratories PTA programs have been used by laboratories to satisfy accreditation requirements, educate staff, verify methods 

and procedures, enhance accuracy, demonstrate competence, assess performance, compare with peers, monitor analysis, identify problems and improve testing.

Registration for participation in the Legionella Proficiency Testing Program will be open in early Feb 2018.

For more information about the above program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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New cases of silicosis in Australia linked to bathroom and kitchen stone products.

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Sydney beaches deserted after violent storms bring pollution.

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SYDNEY Water has confirmed a leak in either the sewerage network or a private residence is polluting Coogee Beach.

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WHILE 97 per cent of ocean beaches in the state were given the thumbs up by a new water quality report, Malabar Beach was one of three graded as poor.

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