Buildings can have an impact on a person’s health, and the Engineering section of the department evaluates and examines all buildings (except for residential homes) from an Environmental Health perspective to ensure the safety and health of the population.
The following environmental health activities are covered under government regulations:-
The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) protects the public from environmental health related hazards through measures and activities including management of food hygiene and safety, laboratory services, district sanitation and rodent control, engineering and developmental control, solid and hazardous wastes including waste collection, recycling and disposal; and public education and promotion programmes.
DEH is regulated by two laws, the Litter Law and the Public Health Law and Regulations. There are no regulations for the Litter Law.
The Litter Law (1997 Revision)
Public Health Law (2002 Revision)
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