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Aboriginal environmental health
Department of Health Western Australian Government
This manual is designed to meet the requirements of the course leading to the Certificate One in Environmental Health. It is also intended to be a field manual for Assistant Environmental Health Workers in communities participating in the Aboriginal Environmental Health Program.
The topics included in the manual are:
• germ theory and parasites
• sewage system management
• healthy people, homes and dogs
• rubbish collection and disposal
• pest control
• water supply
• managing community environmental health and community education.
Abstract adapted from Aboriginal Environmental Health
Environmental Health Directorate
Ph: (08) 9388 4999
Fax: (08) 9388 4955