Environmental Health

Job description of environmental health expert:

  • Coordinating and taking action to form a committee for environmental health and infection control of the hospital and active participation in it and following the relevant resolutions
  • Preparing and compiling educational materials and organizing training sessions related to environmental health and public health for the personnel of different categories
  • Request a medical examination card, labor examination card and public health education certificate for law enforcement personnel
  • Investigate the status of water used by the hospital (public network, private network) and file a case
  • Sanitary control of water consumption in terms of quantity and quality and periodic microbial, chemical and chlorination tests based on existing instructions, standards and conditions
  • Supervision, inspection and health control of all different stages of collection, separation, transfer, temporary storage and disposal of hospital waste, as well as preventing the sale and recycling of hospital waste
  • Supervision and health control on how to dispose of hospital wastewater and, if there is a problem, provide appropriate executive proposals
  • Sampling the effluent of the wastewater treatment system in accordance with the announced instructions (if there is a treatment plant) in order to check the quality of wastewater treatment
  • Control of insects and rodents with the priority of improving the environment, sanitary disposal of waste and, if necessary, the principled use of chemical methods and also preventing the activities of unauthorized spraying companies
  • Supervision and intervention in the preparation and use of disinfectants and hospital cleaners
  • Necessary measures in the field of preparing clothes and essentials needed in spraying and disinfection (robe-hat-gloves-mask-boots, etc.) and preparing disinfectants and other equipment and tools used in spraying and disinfection in coordination with hospital officials
  • Checking the technical and hygienic condition of the air conditioning system in the hospital (heating, cooling) and following up to solve possible problems
  • Follow-up and action in the field of health and protection issues of the ionizing radiation department with the help of the relevant health physics official
  • Continuous technical and hygienic supervision on how the kitchen works, including: {Hygienic conditions of the kitchen environment, refrigeration condition, food storage, sanitary services, personal hygiene of the ward staff, washing and disinfection of the staff, washing and disinfection of the raw vegetables used , Health status of food ready to cook utensils and utensils used and ...}
  • Constant monitoring and control over laundry matters and observing all safety and health points in terms of separating infected from non-infectious clothes during washing and using automatic detergents and appropriate detergents, and finally disinfection and ironing of infected and contaminated clothes ( In the use of disinfectants, care must be taken in choosing the type and amount allowed so as not to cause damage to equipment and clothing)
  • Continuous communication with health and treatment deputies in coordinating executive activities and instructions and supervisory measures in the hospital
  • Recording administrative actions and correspondence and forming a correct and regular archive so that the process of activities and follow-up is thus fully accessible and visible. (Documentation)
  • Provide improvement solutions as the most basic method of carrier control
  • Carrying out assigned tasks in special circumstances such as controlling the epidemic as well as dealing with crises and disasters
  • Creating a culture and preventing smoking in closed and public spaces of the hospital
  • In general, monitoring and control of health care in all departments - cooperation and coordination with managers and officials of different departments in the field of job and organizational duties.

Engineer Razieh Barshoi

Responsible for environmental health