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EHS Training

EHS has armed thousands of environmental health professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively protect and assist in public health. This page provides links to EHS training.

EHS eLearning – e-Learning products on environmental assessments and more

Emergency and Terrorism Preparedness for Environmental Health Practitioners – clearinghouse of information resources related to emergency and terrorism preparedness for environmental health practitioners

Environmental Health Primer – document prepared by the National Association of Local Boards of Health on environmental health issues such as air quality, food safety, drinking water, wastewater, solid waste, hazardous waste, vector control, injury prevention, risk assessment, and more

Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) – ten modules that focus on key environmental health issues and challenges for emergency response


Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute (EPHLI) – 1-year CDC program to enhance leadership capabilities of state and local environmental public health specialists

Environmental Public Health Online Courses (EPHOC) – a comprehensive online/on-demand package of 15 courses for environmental public health practitioners including:

Essential Services of Environmental Health CD-ROM [PDF - 823 KB] – CD-ROM training program to help environmental health programs fully integrate the essential services concepts into their own operations through a flexible workshop format. Continuing education credits are available for program completion.

Pictorial Keys to Arthropods, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals of Public Health Significance – pictorial keys used to teach animal identification to personnel (sanitarians, engineers, physicians, veterinarians, etc.) without special training in taxonomy

EHS training offered for continuing education credit through the National Environmental Health Association:

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