Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net)
EHS-Net (pronounced S-Net) is a collaborative forum of environmental health specialists whose mission is to improve environmental health practice. These specialists collaborate with epidemiologists and laboratorians to identify and prevent environmental factors contributing to foodborne and waterborne illness outbreaks.
Did you know that more than half of all foodborne illness outbreaks in the United States are associated with restaurants? EHS-Net did, and since 2002, EHS-Net has conducted studies on restaurant food safety. Read EHS-Net-Improving Restaurant Food Safety One Study at a Time. [PDF - 168 KB]
Read about the key role of food service in preventing norovirus outbreaks in the June 2014 CDC Vital Signs.
About EHS-NetHow EHS-Net helps health departments improve the practice of EH service programs
Food Safety ProjectsEHS-Net food safety study descriptions
Study ToolsProtocols and data collection instruments for EHS-Net food research multisite studies
EHS-Net ResourcesFood Manager Certification, EHSNIS, NEARS, and more
EHS-Net Information SystemHow you can use EHSNIS to support your next data collection activity
EHS-Net PartnersEHS-Net local, state, and federal partners
Food Safety Study Findings in Plain LanguageEHS-Net food-safety study findings and recommendations in plain language
EHS-Net PublicationsEHS-Net publications on food-safety and water-safety studies
- Page last reviewed: April 3, 2012
- Page last updated: April 1, 2016
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