Do you know about the Food Safety Act & Legislation? What is Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Point (HACCP)? Well, if you’re looking to pursue a career as a food inspector, or in other words an environmental health officer, then these are just some of the principles you’ll need know. Environmental health officers are responsible for carrying out measures for protecting public health, including the administration and enforcement of legislation related to environmental health, and providing support to minimize health and safety hazards. See what it takes to be in such a respected role.
Educate the community regarding health risks and maintain safe environments
Understand food preparation and temperature control
Learn about physical, chemical and allergenic hazards