EHS Director - Ms Nomsa Mosete

Ms. Nomsa Mosete

Director

mieg van niekerk

 

Mieg Van Niekerk
Manager
Tlokwe

NP Tenza - Acting Director EHS

 

NP Tenza
Manager
Matlosana

Fortunate Matlhakola Updated

 

Fortunate Matlhakola
Manager
Ventersdorp

Tumelo Mosebi - Manager Maqwassi Hills Updated

 

Tumelo Mosebi

Manager

Maqwassi Hills

 

 

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DEPARTMENTAL VISION

 

  • A healthy environment where all citizens enjoy improved quality of life.
  • To render a comprehensive and sustainable environmental health services to the community.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH FUNCTIONS/KPA

 

Environmental Health functions include the following functions in terms of the National Health Act (Act 61 of 2003):

 

A. Water Quality Monitoring

 

  • Monitoring of water quality/safety used for domestic purposes.
  • Monitoring of water quality/safety used for recreational purposes.
  • Monitoring of water quality/safety used from natural sources.
  • Monitoring of water quality/safety used from sewage treatment plans.
  • Complaints investigations (law enforcement and issuing of compliance notices).

 

B. Food Control

 

  • Includes the:

 

    • Licensing of all food preparation premises.
    • Certification of all food premises in terms of R962.
    • Monitoring/control of food quality/safety.
    • Condemnation of foodstuffs not fit for human consumption.
    • Food safety during special events.
    • Training of food handlers.
    • Complaints investigation (law enforcement and issuing of compliance notices).

 

C. Waste Management

 

  • Includes the:

 

  • Monitoring of refuse removal, solid waste disposal and waste disposal sites.

 

D. Health Surveillance of Premises

 

  • Includes the:

 

    • Monitoring and inspection on all premises.
    • Complaints investigation (law enforcement and issuing of compliance notices).

 

E. Surveillance and Prevention of Communicable Diseases

 

  • Includes the:

 

    • Detection of outbreaks.
    • Control of outbreak of diseases.

 

F. Vector Control

 

  • Includes the:

 

    • Monitoring the infestation frequency.
    • Pest control on Council premises.

 

G. Environmental Pollution Control

 

  • Includes the:

 

  • Monitoring of air/noise/water/land pollution.

 

H. Disposal of the Dead

 

  • Includes the:

 

    • Hygienic handling of corpses.
    • Pauper/Indigent burials.
    • Exhumations.

 

I. Chemical Safety

 

  • Includes the:

 

  • Monitoring of chemical hazards.

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