PUBLIC HEALTH SANITARIAN

Section 11.110 - Public health sanitarian - Definitions

PUBLIC HEALTH SANITARIAN
11.110 Definitions.

(a) The term public health sanitarian shall mean a person who applies the principles of the natural and social sciences for the detection, evaluation, control and management of those factors in the environment which influence the public's health.

(b) The term natural science shall mean a science such as biology, chemistry or physics that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world. It shall include all physical and biological sciences.

(c) The term applied science shall mean science based courses in environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control or food science.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.111 - Entry level qualifications

11.111 Entry level qualifications.

A public health sanitarian:
(a) must possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or New York State-registered college or university with 30 credit hours in the natural sciences, of which not more than twelve (12) credit hours may be in the applied sciences, and have satisfactorily completed a public health training course approved by the State Health Department within two years of appointment; or

(b) may be a public health technician who possesses five years of experience as a public health technician deemed satisfactory by the local commissioner of health or public health director and have satisfactorily completed a public health training course approved by the State Health Department.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.112 - Supervisory level qualifications

11.112 Supervisory level qualifications.

A supervising public health sanitarian must meet the qualifications for a public health sanitarian and have two years of experience as a public health sanitarian.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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