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CIEH and TSI to sponsor 2012 the Municipal Journal Public Protection Achievement Award

Publication Date: 23rd January 2012

Subject: CIEH

Press release

Deadline date for entry: Friday 17 February

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Trading Standards Institute (TSI) have joined forces again in 2012 to sponsor the MJ Public Protection Achievement Award.

This award provides a unique opportunity for councils to showcase the best work being carried out by regulatory services and to highlight innovative examples of good practice. Applications can range can range from workplace health and safety to consumer protection issues, including food safety and standards to the wider regulatory service, including environmental protection.

Submissions should focus on a single project or initiative. In addition they must be evidence-based and draw on current examples including customer and business feedback, and engagement with key stakeholders to meet council and community objectives. Applicants will need to demonstrate how the project has secured positive public protection.

Entering is free and simple. All you have to do is provide a summary outlining your achievements plus a 100-word précis outlining how it has made a difference to your citizens. To find out more about what you have to do and the judging process please see HOW TO ENTER

To find out more about the MJ Public Protection Achievement Award category click here.

Commenting, Graham Jukes, CIEH Chief Executive, said:

“Environmental Health and Trading Standards provide a valuable role in protecting the health and wellbeing of the public, and the MJ Award allows us to celebrate and promote our successes and the positive impact our members are making.

“I am very pleased the CIEH and TSI are working closely together to support this high profile event. I would encourage all departments to participate in order to highlight the difference we are all making. There has never been a more important time to let people know how important our work is.”

Notes to Editors:

About the CIEH

  • The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is a leading provider of accredited qualifications in health and safety, food safety, environmental protection, fire safety and first aid and operates in 23 countries. Over 8 million people around the world from the UK to the USA and the Middle East hold a CIEH qualification
  • The CIEH’s 50 qualification training programmes are delivered through a network of over 10,000 registered trainers. The training is developed for the varied skill levels within organisations. They cater to different learning styles and preferences through a series of flexible structures. CIEH qualifications are OFQUAL (formerly QCA) accredited and are valued and recognised throughout the world
  • The CIEH is the professional voice for environmental health representing over 10,000 members working in the public, private and non-profit sectors. It ensures the highest standards of professional competence in its members, in the belief that through environmental health action people's health can be improved
  • For more information about the CIEH visit www.cieh.org
  • For CIEH media enquiries, please contact Andrew Hamadanian on 020 7827 5922 or 07944 262 100