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CSUN Environmental and Occupational Health 1 Career opportunities in Environmental Health: A Powerpoint Presentation Dear Counselor / Advisor / Instructor: Please take the opportunity to view this presentation online at: http://www.csun.edu/~vchsc006/recruit/recruit.html For further information, feel free to contact us at: Dr. Tom Hatfield / Dr. Owen Seiver Department of Environmental and Occupational Health California State University, Northridge Northridge CA 91330 818-677-7476
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  • CSUN Environmental and Occupational Health 1

    Career opportunities in Environmental Health: A Powerpoint Presentation

    Dear Counselor / Advisor / Instructor:Please take the opportunity to view this presentation online at: http://www.csun.edu/~vchsc006/recruit/recruit.html

    For further information, feel free to contact us at: Dr. Tom Hatfield / Dr. Owen Seiver Department of Environmental and Occupational Health California State University, NorthridgeNorthridge CA 91330

    818-677-7476

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    The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at California State University Northridgepresents

    Career opportunities in Environmental Health

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    What kind of career opportunities?

    You can play a major role in preventing disease by:

    Ensuring food safetyImproving air and water qualityManaging solid and hazardous wastesOverseeing proper disposal of wastewaterAnd much more

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    Who hires our graduates?State and local health departmentsLocal water districtsAir quality management districts Federal and State EPAEnvironmental consulting firms and many others

    The country will need as many as 137,000 additional environmental health professionals

    -- The Environmental Careers Organization Report to Congress

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    What are some of the job titles of our graduates?

    Restaurant inspectorWater treatment operatorCommunicable disease investigatorToxicologistAir quality managerHazardous waste managerSolid waste specialistand many others

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    What courses are part of the program?

    General environmental healthWater qualityAir pollutionToxicologyEpidemiologyHazardous wasteEnvironmental lawSciences including microbiology, chemistry and physics

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    So, whats it really like?

    Take a look at some action photos of our students and graduates --in the field, on the job

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    Communicable diseasesWe provide a strong background in microbiology, epidemiology, and toxicology.

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    Communicable DiseasesWe develop practical skills for the detection and prevention of communicable diseases.

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    Restaurant inspectionFood related illness is global in scope. Its our mission to fight this highly underrated source of disease.

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    Drinking WaterHistory has always recognized the relationship between water quality and disease. In our modern era, the risks may be more subtle, but require a greater commitment to monitoring.

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    Storm Water Pollution Control

    Environmental health professionals are involved in the evaluation of storm water pollution control.

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    Ocean Water Quality

    Storm water can directly affect ocean water quality, another major concern within our profession.

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    Indoor air qualityA rapidly developing concern is mold in our indoor environment. We are often the first responders to this issue.

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    Solid WasteThe proper management of solid waste can prevent problems that affect our air, water, and other areas of our environment.

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    Hazardous Waste ResponseWhenever there are releases of hazardous wastes, our profession is involved in providing an appropriate response.

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    Biomedical WasteOur profession plays a major role in evaluating the management of biomedical wastes.

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    Rodent ControlRodents are more than unsightly they are significant vectors of disease. Our profession is involved not only in rodent control, but also in educating the public. We provide advise as well as enforcement in vector control.

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    Lead PaintLead remains one of the biggest environmental health threats to children. Our profession has played an active role in this issue.

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    WastewaterOut of site, out of mind until it becomes a problem! The potential threat to human health posed by sewage discharge is significant. Thats where we come in.

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    Cross ConnectionsContamination between sources of wastewater and drinking water are all too common, but quite preventable.

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    Underground Storage Tanks

    The proper design of underground storage tanks plays a major role in protecting our groundwater supplies.

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    VectorsWhether from economic, aesthetic, or health concerns, we are often the first responders to issues concerning pests and pesticides.

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    Where can I go to get more information?CSUN Environmental and Occupational Health Program

    http://www.csun.edu/~vchsc006/recruit/recruit.html818-677-7476

    See your college counselorSchedule a visit with one of our faculty members wed love to tell you more about our profession!

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    CSUNEnvironmental and Occupational Health

    Building a healthier world one graduate at a time.

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    Acknowledgments:

    These materials were developed by:

    Dr. Thomas Hatfield, REHSDr. Owen Seiver, REHSProfessor Brett Koontz, REHS

    under a grant from the Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs.

    Career opportunities in Environmental Health: A Powerpoint PresentationWhat kind of career opportunities?Who hires our graduates?What are some of the job titles of our graduates?What courses are part of the program?So, whats it really like?Communicable diseasesCommunicable DiseasesRestaurant inspectionDrinking WaterStorm Water Pollution ControlOcean Water QualityIndoor air qualitySolid WasteHazardous Waste ResponseBiomedical WasteRodent ControlLead PaintWastewaterCross ConnectionsUnderground Storage TanksVectorsWhere can I go to get more information?CSUNEnvironmental and Occupational HealthAcknowledgments: