- Environmental Health Officer
- a person, employed by a local authority, with special training in such aspects of environmental health and pollution as housing, sanitation, food, clean air, noise, and water supplies (formerly known as a Public Health Inspector). Though not a registered medical practitioner, the EHO is responsible for the organization of the environmental health department. If medical (epidemiological) advice is required, the appropriate public health physician (proper officer) acts in an advisory or consultant capacity.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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