Inspectors in Public Health & Occupational Health and Safety (2263)

This occupational grouping includes Public Health Inspectors, Environmental Health Officers, Occupational Health & Safety Officers, and other related inspectors.

In Canada, to use the designation of Public Health Inspector (outside Quebec), you must be certified by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI); accredited programs are listed below.  For those occupations focused on the health and safety of employees, qualifications requirements are set by individual employers.  Additional professional registration may be required or recommended. 

Please visit the links below for career and educational information.

Links to Sites   

National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada

Set Your Course Manitoba- career exploration website provided by the Province of Manitoba
Working in Canada - labour market information ( salary, job outlook)
Alberta Learning Information Service  - OCCInfo
    -Environmental Auditor - OCCInfo
    -Hazardous Waste Management Technologist - OCCinfo
    -Occupational Health and Safety Advisor - OCCinfo
    -Occupational Health and Safety Officer - OCCinfo
    -Public Health Inspector - OCCinfo

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for the U.S.

O*NET -detailed occupational information (U.S.) 
Environmental Health Officer - career profile ECO Canada

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

    -  College/University Programs in OH&S

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI)

         -Schools of Environmental Health   
Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals
Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Jobs & employment requirements
Canadian Auditing Association

Environmental & Workplace Health - Health Canada


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - U.S. Centre for Disease Control

Association of Schools of Public Health (U.S.)
         -Educational Programs
Council on Education for Public Health (U.S.)  
Association for Environmental Health Academic Programs - Accredited Programs in the U.S.
Environmental Health Foundation of Canada   
Canadian Public Health Association   

American Public Health Association


Workplace Safety and Health Division - from the Manitoba Government

Chartered Institute of Public Health (U.K.)   

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (U.S.)


Information for foreign-trained Public Health Inspectors and Occupational Health & Safety Officers - CICIC

MFL Occupational Health Centre


                                            Date modified: April 18, 2017