Appointments: JOB OF THE WEEK: Environmental Health: Healthy Way to Earn Your Living
ENVIRONMENTAL health is one of the most important areas of local authority work, essential to safeguarding the wellbeing of communities. Yet it has suffered from something of a Cinderella image.
Paul Robinson, director of education and professional standards at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), sets the record straight about this challenging, varied and rewarding career.
``People tend to be surprised when they find out what a career in environmental health actually involves, '' says Paul.
``Contrary to its rather unglamorous public image, it isn't all about catching rats, unblocking drains and dealing with obstreperous people.
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Publication information: Article title: Appointments: JOB OF THE WEEK: Environmental Health: Healthy Way to Earn Your Living. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: July 8, 2004. Page number: 28. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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