Environmental Health

Environmental Health is a key component of Public Health. It involves the physical, chemical, biological and social factors of the environment that can influence human health. Environmental health practice includes the assessment, correction, control and prevention of these environmental factors to reduce their negative impacts on human health and to enhance the aspects of the environment that can improve human health.

Swimming Pool. The Environmental Health team inspects, monitors, regulates and provides advice on environmental factors that can affect human health such as water cooling systems, skin penetration practices, public swimming pools and spa pools, disposal of the deceased, and drinking water
Regulations under the Public Health Act
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Smoking and tobacco control
Car Traffic . Environmental hazards include air pollution, chemicals, contaminated sites, noise, radiation, lead, and asbestos.
Health Hazards in the Environment