Online Environmental Health Professional Resource Manual For New Environmental Health Professionals

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The manual has been scanned and is broken out into components for easier printing. 

1.  GENERAL INFORMATION 2.  ASSOCIATIONS  3.  BOARD OF HEALTH  4.  WELLS & GRANTS TO COUNTIES 

5.  ONSITE WASTEWATER/SEPTIC  6.  TATTOOS  7.  TANNING  8.  SWIMMING POOLS/SPAS  9.  NUISANCES

 

Resource Manual Individual Documents

Contact Information 

Iowa Public Health Planning Regions/Map 

  •  Identifies each public health region on a color map with links to the county contact.

Iowa Department of Public Health List of Regions and Contacts

  • List of each region and contact information

Iowa Department of Natural Resources Environmental Field Offices

  •  Identifies each IDNR with contact information.

IDPH Contacts & Program Directory

General Information

 Equipment List

  •  Suggested list of possible EH equipment.

Environmental Health Registry

  • IEHA registry introduction and directions

NEHA Continuing Education Submission Form.

Website Links List

  •  Useful EH links

Tanning Beds

Swimming Pools/Spas

BOH & BOS Rules 

Code of Iowa Chapter 137   

Local Boards of Health

  • Sets up jurisdiction of local board of health
  • Provides rule-making authority
  • Provides authority to employ EH personnel to deliver services
  • Allows local boards of health to issue penalties

IAC Chapter 641 - 77

  • Roles & responsibilities of LBOH
  • Core competencies & essential services

Code of Iowa Chapter 135  

Iowa Department of Public Health

Code of Iowa Chapter 455B.172 

  • Requires local boards of health to be the administrative authority over private septic systems and private water wells.  
  • Identifies the process for establishing county legislation under the board of supervisors.

  Tattoos
 

Nuisances

 

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