EH&S Professional

Welcome to the EH&S Professional Education program!

The program is designed to develop knowledge of all EH&S programs through exposure to the technical aspects unique to the field. Courses are instructed by University of California subject matter experts; who provide overviews of program purposes, focus, support needed, and resources. Enjoy!

Introduction

What does an REHS inspection help prevent?

  • Skin rashes in swimmers
  • Disinfection of plumbing systems with chlorine
  • Third-party pest removal
  • Misuse of fire safety equipment in housing

Environmental Health

What is the purpose of the REHS program?

  • Ensuring food safety, water quality, and pest control
  • Assisting county health department in their duties
  • Relocating endangered species safely
  • Making UC campuses as "green" as possible

Course

Environmental Health

Patrick Kaulback
University of California Berkeley

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Final Test

What does an REHS inspection help prevent?

  • Disinfection of plumbing systems with chlorine
  • Misuse of fire safety equipment in housing
  • Third-party pest removal
  • Skin rashes in swimmers

Match fire extinguishers with types of fires

  • Water and Foam
    Class A fires
  • Carbon dioxide
    Class B & C fires
  • Dry Powder
    Class D fires
  • Wet Chemical
    Class K fires

Decide if the following statements are true or false

  • Class C fires are fires involving energized electrical equipment.
  • There are four classes of fire, Class A, B, C and K.
  • Class B fires are those fires that occur involving paper and wood.
  • Class K fires are fires in cooking oils and greases.
  • Water will not extinguish most flammable liquid fires.

Which of these objects belongs to Class A fires?