Environmental Health Factsheet Dec. 2007

Published: December 2007

ISBN: n/a

Topic(s): General environmental health

Type(s): Factsheet


Employees in environmental health in local authorities play a key role in shaping the quality of local evironments. They undertake public health work in a range of areas covering housing, occupational health and safety, food safety and environmental protection. They are a hidden resource and often not seen as working in public health. This fact sheet aims to summarise their  work and to highlight the important role that they play in addressing public health issues.

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