Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Environmental Health Specialists interpret and enforce city, state, federal and/or other laws regarding sanitary standards in food, water supply, garbage disposal, sewage disposal and housing maintenance. An environmental health specialist collects samples and specimens for laboratory analysis and conducts inspections of schools, hospitals, parks, motels, food establishments and other public facilities to ensure that proper control of waste, refuse, noise, insects, hazardous substances and products is maintained.

Find out who in Nebraska is a REHS by going to Nebraska Health and Human Services System and checking the License Information System Search at: http://www.nebraska.gov/LISSearch/search.cgi