26 Feb

Environmental Protection - Responding to Environmental Incidents

6 Pack Training Event

CIEH Member: £50
Non-member: £100

Environmental health practitioners from local authorities in Wales, Herefordshire CC and FSA Wales are entitled to 3 places under their subscription.  (please liaise with your Head of EH / 6 pack Coordinator). 

Cefn Lea Conference Centre, Dolfor, Newtown, SY16 4AJ

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This event will be of interest to anyone wishing to gain an introduction, or refresher, to the various response scenarios EHPs may find themselves a part of.

The day will be a mix of informative presentations and an interactive scenario exercise.

Expert speakers from Public Health Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University will cover:

  • Introduction to classic ‘blue light’ response (bronze, silver and gold) and associated groups
  • Managing Public Health Risks from Environmental Incidents: Guidance for Wales – intro / refresher
  • Use of METHANE and risk assessment
  • Quick overview of other PHW guidance for incidents e.g. blue-green algae, carbon monoxide, wildfires
  • Collectively develop a scenario that tests some of the above
  • How health protection legislation can be applied and used in relation to such environmental public health incidents


CPD: 4 Hours 15 minutes

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