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Also Known As
- Health Officer
- Public Health Officer
Environmental health officers deal with all aspects of public health. They enforce the law and aim to improve standards. Officers carry out inspections to ensure that health and safety regulations are being followed. Food hygiene and pollution are two major areas of work for officers. They also write and present reports and liaise with other professional colleagues.
There is no formal upper age limit for entry into this occupation. The DIT will consider applications from mature students (aged 23 and over) who do not hold the appropriate formal minimum entry requirements.
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