The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is a registered charity and the professional voice for environmental health. It sets standards, accredits courses and qualifications for the education of members and other EHPs of members and other environmental health practitioners.
It provides information, evidence and policy advice to local and national government and environmental and public health practitioners in the public and private sectors. As an awarding body, the CIEH provides CIEH qualifications, events, and support materials on topics relevant to health, wellbeing and safety to develop workplace skills and best practice.
As a campaigning organisation, the CIEH aims to promote improvements in environmental and public health policy. It is based in the UK with offices in London, CIEH Northern Ireland, CIEH Wales and CIEH United Arab Emirates (Dubai). It also operates in the CIEH USA through its subsidiary, Environmental Health Testing (EHT), and in the People’s Republic and CIEH Hong Kong through partners.
The trading arm of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health is a wholly owned trading subsidiary which is charged with promoting the mission of the CIEH through its trading activities and its profits are gift-aided to the CIEH to support its charitable objectives. It organises conferences, seminars and produces a comprehensive range of public health publications.
It also provides over 50 certification training programmes which include food safety, health and safety, environmental awareness through a network of over 10,000 registered trainers and 6,000 registered training centres across the UK.