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Environmental Health Officer

Investigate and control the pollution of water, air and soil, by chemical, physical and biological agents. An EHO checks for infectious diseases and environmental pollution, and organizes vaccinations and beach and pool testing. Sometimes they might be involved with noise complaints, waste water treatment systems and waste minimisation

Training available in Tasmania

  • Unfortunately there is no training for Environmental Health at any level in Tasmania at the moment. Potential students may like to look at a mainland distance course, such as the Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health) at University Western Sydney.



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