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Army deploys EHOs on Ebola mission

Public Health

Army deploys EHOs on Ebola mission

Tom Wall22/10/2014 - 13:00

Army EHOs will ensure that British troops building treatment centres in Sierra Leone do not contract Ebola and other tropical diseases, a military EHO recently back from Sierra Leone has told EHN in an exclusive interview.

Plea for tougher housing sentences

Housing

Plea for tougher housing sentences

Corin Williams22/10/2014 - 14:00

A Salford housing EHO and local magistrate has called for new sentencing guidelines after a landlord convicted for allowing his tenant to live in ‘squalor’ was fined just £510.

Bridgend defends shared services

Regulation

Bridgend defends shared services

Corin Williams22/10/2014 - 14:00

The role of non-EHOs in food safety inspections is set to expand as part of shared services plans between three Welsh local authorities.

EHO likely to be jailed for crash death

Food Safety

EHO likely to be jailed for crash death

Tom Wall22/10/2014 - 13:00

An EHO has been told he faces a custodial sentence after he crashed his sports car into another vehicle killing its driver.

Outdoor smoking bans gather pace

Public Health

Outdoor smoking bans gather pace

Corin Williams22/10/2014 - 14:00

Cornwall Council has become the latest authority to press ahead with plans to make some public places smokefree.

Ten disasters that have changed public opinion

Health and Safety

Ten disasters that have changed public opinion

Andy Lucas22/10/2014 - 13:00

The worse disasters have changed laws and altered the way we think about safety.

Landlord jailed for 'flouting fire laws'

Housing

Landlord jailed for 'flouting fire laws'

Tom Wall22/10/2014 - 13:00

A landlord has been imprisoned for eight months after fire fighters rescued tenants from smoke-logged bedsit-style flats with a broken fire alarm and jammed fire doors in Leicester.

EHOs investigate spa legionella

Environmental Protection

EHOs investigate spa legionella

Corin Williams22/10/2014 - 15:00

A hotel spa pool has been closed down while Corby Borough Council EHOs help track down the cause of a legionnaires disease outbreak that made two people ill.

Jenny Morris collects MBE from Windsor Castle

Food Safety

Jenny Morris collects MBE from Windsor Castle

Brian Cowan23/10/2014 - 13:00

The head of the CIEH’s new membership organisation, the Institute of Food Safety Integrity and Protection, Jenny Morris, has received her MBE at Windsor Castle.

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Resilience, planning and preparedness conference

Monday 3 November - London

Housing

Understanding and applying HHSRS

Monday 3 November - London

Environmental Protection

Artificial light: Planning to protect amenity

Tuesday 4 November - London

Public Health

Exhumation and Public Health Act Funerals(3)

Wednesday 5 November - Daventry, Northamptonshire

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