Environmental Health

The purpose and goal of Environmental Health is to protect public health, safety and the environment. This may best be described as applied preventive medicine (i.e. serving to avert occurrences which may have deleterious health effects on the public). Staff implement state and locally mandated programs designed to protect the public from health and safety hazards. The Department provides these services through education, planning and enforcement, with an emphasis on education.

California Environmental Reporting System

CERS Guidance Tutorials for Submittal:

What must be reported?

17 November 2022

What must be reported?

All hazardous materials business plans, chemical inventories, site maps, underground and aboveground tank data, and hazardous waste related data must be reported electronically.

Who has to report in CERS?

17 November 2022

Who has to report in CERS?

All businesses must now submit Unified Program (hazardous material)-related information to CERS instead of on paper forms.

Environmental Health Resources

Environmental Health Documents

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