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:
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.
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