So you think you know what Environmental Health is all about?
Aparentemente, no Reino Unido, os profissionais de Saúde Ambiental carecem de uma apresentação “formal”, com explicação daquela que é a sua formação, para que não se confundam desempenhos (tal como já aconteceu recentemente em Portugal).
Assim se promove a formação em Saúde Ambiental por aqueles lados.
Prepare to be surprised…
Environmental Health. For many people, these two words conjure up an unappealing range of activities including catching rats, unblocking drains, even clearing up dog’s mess in the park. Stop right there, put aside your preconceptions: this is a graduate career with a range of excellent job opportunities.
De seguinda começam a explicar…
First, a reality check. Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) are highly qualified professionals who don’t actually carry out any of the tasks listed above. They do work which, as well as being varied and challenging, makes a real difference to people’s everyday lives. Doctors and nurses treat illnesses when they occur; EHOs carry out preventative and protective work to stop people getting ill in the first place. Their role may not be as visible, but it’s just as important to our national wellbeing.
Sugerem ainda alguns cursos alternativos, nomeadamente:
Health and safety adviser;
Quality control inspector; e
Trading standards officer.
Informação obtida no sítio da Careers Advice & Job Vacancies at Courses and Careers UK.
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