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The Office of Environmental Health's programs perform a range of activities to protect the public from hazards in the natural and built environment. The Office establishes standards,
performs inspections, and provides training and education for professionals in the field.
Environmental Health Programs
- Boiler and Pressure Vessel SafetyInspection and regulation of pressure vessels statewide
- EntomologyInsects and insect-borne diseases
- Food Safety & PermitsFor all food vendors, restaurants, caterers and food manufacturing facilities
- General Sanitation RegulationsRegulations governing barbers, hotels and motels, music festivals, public toilets, and vermin
- Indoor Tanning FacilitiesRegulation of facilities, equipment and operation
- Institutional ServicesHealth in group settings such as correctional facilities, schools and family day care homes (including Environmental Lead)
- Lead Poisoning PreventionTesting for environmental lead that can affect the health of children
- Milk & Bottled WaterRegulation of bottled water, milk producers and processors, and frozen desserts
- On-Site WastewaterRegulation and professional certification for on-site wastewater installations
- RadonRadon information, awareness and prevention
- Water SupplyLicensing and quality assurance for public water systems