Massachusetts Environmental Health Association
The Massachusetts Environmental Health Association (MEHA) is an affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), which was incorporated in 1937. MEHA was established in 1948 and is a non-profit association organized for charitable and educational purposes. The goal and purpose of MEHA is to provide quality training and educational programs while also providing the opportunity for members to meet and exchange ideas and information with other professionals in the field of Public and Environmental Health.
FOUNDATIONS FOR LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE
Tools Needed to Get the Job Done.
Registration is now open. This 50- hour course offers a cross-disciplinary perspective and approach to local public health practice in Massachusetts in terms of the three core functions and ten essential services, and incorporates and reflects the Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Click here to learn more.
Electronic Death Registration System (ERDS)
The (ERDS) will go live on August 1, 2014. If you haven’t registered or need some information or practice using the system, please click here to view more information and web links (Microsoft Word Document .doc file, 4 pages, 59 KB).
View the presentation on "Air Quality Nuisance Complaints: Odor, Dust and Noise"
This presentation was part of the November MEHA education seminar that was conducted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
Click here to view the presentation (PDF, 2.6 MB, 63 pages).
MA PHIT FCP is designed to promote comprehensive and uniform enforcement of MA State Sanitary Code Chapter X 105 CMR 590.000: Minimum Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments (which incorporates portions of the 1999 Federal Food Code). Intended participants are from municipal and state agencies charged with enforcement of these regulations. The purpose of the food regulations is to safeguard public health and to provide consumers food that is safe, unadulterated, and honestly presented. Click here to learn more (PDF, 2 pages, 204 KB).
Community Exposure Assessment BUSPH Project Opportunity 2013.
With the support of HRSA via the New England Alliance for Public Health Workforce Development, BUSPH has an opportunity to support group projects for our Master of Public Health students. They are working to identify agencies that would like to host a group project. What is the timeline? Project sites are selected in early February. Data collection and analysis will occur during the spring semester and a final report will be completed in early May.
Click here to learn more (PDF, 168 KB, 2 pages).