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Environmental Health

Duke Street
  • Date Updated

    06 May 2020

  • Type

    Service

  • Location

    Duke Street

Environmental Health comprises the aspects of human health, including quality of life, that are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social and psychosocial factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing, correcting and preventing those factors in the environment that can potentially affect adversely the health of present and future generations.

The contribution to public health and health protection by Environmental Health at Bury spans:

  • Community support and community development
  • Economic, social and environmental regeneration
  • Safe and healthy housing and development
  • Availability of wholesome drinking water supplies
  • Quality and availability of safe and nutritious food supplies and support for local food production
  • Managing locally the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
  • Prevention of accidents and injuries
  • Control and prevention of infectious diseases
  • Noise, pollution and the management of air quality and nuisances
  • Control on the use of contaminated land
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Climate change
  • Pest control
  • Education and advice
  • Food Hygiene and Health and Safety Consultancy tailored to your business
  • Investigation and enforcement when appropriate

Environmental Health Practitioners at Bury Council have a wealth of skills and knowledge of public health, and a broad perspective on how the activities of the local authority and other professionals and agencies can improve health and wellbeing. Their actions directly influence health determinants and protect healthy environments for the benefit of both individuals and wider communities

If you need to report an environmental health problem you need to contact the Customer Contact Team on 0161 253 5353. Please be aware that services incur a cost. 

Information

Coverage

Bury & Local Area

Localities

Bury East

  • Address
    Bury Council
    3 Knowlsey Place , Duke street ,
  • Postcode

    BL9 0EJ