Title: Section 40-2.57 - Environmental health exposure investigation, assessment and response; performance standards

Effective Date

12/31/2014

Section 40-2.57 Environmental health exposure investigation, assessment and response; performance standards

The local health department shall maintain and conduct a program that includes, at a minimum:

(a) responding to reports of exposure to chemical and non-infectious biological hazards attributable to environmental and occupational settings. Such responses shall include, at a minimum, preliminary evaluation and exposure investigation; appropriate environmental, biological, clinical or epidemiological monitoring; appropriate public health interventions to reduce and/or eliminate exposures; public or professional information and education; and consultation and referral as needed; and

(b) maintaining a log of reported exposures and alleged health effects, including a timeline and description of the response provided.

Volume

VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)

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