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:
- General Environmental Health
- Statutes and Regulations
- Food Protection
- Potable Water
- Solid and Hazardous Waste
- Hazardous Materials
- Zoonoses, Vectors, Pests, and Weeds
- Disaster Sanitation
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:
- A Discussion Within the Profession: Who Are We and Who Do We Want To Be?
- Biology and Control of Insects and Rodents
- Performance Standards Workshop
- Recreational Water Illness and Aquatic Facility-Related Events Associated with Swimming Pool Chemicals
- Treated Recreational Water-Associated Outbreaks of Cryptosporidiosis
- Using an Innovative Electronic Interface to Develop a Drought Guidance Document for Public Health Practitioners, 2008
- What Really Happens at Aquatic Facilities Between Inspections?
- Biology and Control of Vectors and Public Health Pests: The Importance of Integrated Pest Management
- Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response
- Implementing Water Safety Plans in the Caribbean and Latin America: A WHO Methodology for Managing Risk in Drinking Water Systems
- Improving Your Agency's Monitoring Capability Through the Use of the Environmental Public Health Performance Standards
- Healthy Places Leading to Healthy People: Community Engagement Improves Health for All
- Managing Rodents and Mosquitoes Through Integrated Pest Management