Cutting edge books for Environmental Health professionals and students.
Leadership Lessons from a Global Health Crisis From the Pandemic to the Climate Emergency
Tackling Environmental Health Inequalities in a South African City? Rediscovering Regulation, Local Government and its Environmental Health Practitioners
Dampness in Dwellings Causes and Effects
Selective Licensing The Basis for a Collaborative Approach to Addressing Health Inequalities
Housing, Health and Well-Being
By Stephen Battersby
October 10, 2023
This book examines the increasingly prevalent issues around sewerage and sewage and explores what environmental health practitioners (EHPs) can contribute to addressing this issue and what further action is required. The book sets out an analysis of the contents of raw sewage, including what should...
By Chris Day
September 25, 2023
This book is devoted to the efforts of Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs), their employers and supportive professional bodies world-wide in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing upon the first-hand experiences and reflections of EHPs working across the professional discipline in ...
By Richard Lord
September 25, 2023
This book aims to take the reader through all aspects of fire safety and management in residential settings, from origin and ignition, risk assessment, protection and prevention, as well as comparing effective enforcement options from across all parts of the UK. It outlines the basis of law, ...
By Sarah Ruel-Bergeron, Jimi Patel, Riksum Kazi, Charlotte Burch
May 31, 2023
This book demonstrates a methodology for assessing public health needs in communities experiencing environmental sanitation inadequacies. Centring on a case study of the Republic of Cameroon, the findings represent the starting point of a campaign to implement a comprehensive water and sanitation ...
By Jo Nurse
May 18, 2023
This book explores the key learning concepts for global leadership in the face of modern international health crises and argues the need for fundamental reform to governance paradigms, within the global security sphere and policymaking circles. Beginning with an analysis of the worldwide response ...
By Rob Couch
May 03, 2023
South Africa is widely recognised as a middle-income, industrialised nation, but it also ranks amongst the most unequal countries in the world in terms of its income distribution and human development. Environmental health remains a considerable public health challenge in the 21st century as ...
By Neli Borisova, David Smith
October 31, 2022
The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the law relating to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in part 2 of the Housing Act 2004 that local authorities environmental health practitioners use to regulate this sector. This book emerged from a set of course ...
By David Ormandy, Véronique Ezratty, Stephen Battersby
May 23, 2022
This book provides a definition of dampness in each of its forms, details the various potential sources, and causes that can result in damage to the building, and importantly, the threats to the health of the occupiers. It is practical, providing an outline of the possible solutions looking at...
By Jill Stewart, Russell Moffatt
March 08, 2022
This book explores theory and practice in the complex policy area of privately rented housing in England, with a particular focus on environmental and public health. Bringing together a range of both academic and practicing experts in the field, it responds to the rapid growth and changing nature ...
By Surindar Kishen Dhesi
September 30, 2021
Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in...
By Paul Oatt
December 19, 2019
In recent years, the private rented sector has overtaken social housing to become the main housing provider with some of the worse housing conditions that are linked to preventable health inequalities. This book seeks to expand upon previous research in the area with a focus on selective licensing ...
By Stephen Battersby, Véronique Ezratty, David Ormandy
October 23, 2019
Housing is a social determinant of health and this book aims to provide a concise source of the theory and evidence on safe and healthy housing to inform students, academics, public and environmental health practitioners, and policy-makers, nationally and internationally. The book reviews the ...