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  1. Environmental health in the community

    17 Jan 2019

    Community-wide environmental health hazards include mercury in fish, contaminated land and noise. Disease clusters can also be of concern...

  2. Environmental health in the home

    17 Jan 2019

    There are several potential environmental health hazards in the home, including mercury, indoor air pollution, asbestos and carbon monoxide...

  3. Environmental health officer guidance documents

    25 Feb 2016

    The department has developed guidance to support local government make informed decisions when appointing environmental health officers...

  4. Environmental health officer qualifications

    25 Mar 2019

    The enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix forms the basis of the qualifications required to be an EHO and services provided by EHOs...

  5. Environmental health professionals

    17 Jan 2019

    A quick reference page for environmental health professionals that includes all the information environmental health officers need for their day-to-day work...

  6. Environmental health risk assessment

    16 Nov 2015

    A risk assessment is a systematic approach to identify the potential for harm under a certain conditions and timeframes...

  7. Environmental health workforce development

    16 Nov 2015

    The department works closely with local government, and professional and training organisations to help develop the EHO profession in Victoria...

  8. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma

    27 Aug 2018

    The Department of Health and Human Services developed an Epidemic Thunderstorm Asthma Program to address potential future impacts of thunderstorm asthma events...

  9. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma campaign toolkit

    17 Sep 2019

    The Department of Health and Human Services has developed this toolkit to help your organisation share the thunderstorm asthma preparedness messages...

  10. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma forecast

    02 Sep 2019

    The department has established an epidemic thunderstorm asthma forecasting system...