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Schleswig-Holstein

Environmental health protection

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Effective protection of the health of the population also includes the aspect of environmental health protection (UGS). The UGS deals with environmental health risks. Its tasks include, in the case of biological, chemical and physical stresses (Noxae)

  • carry out a risk assessment,
  • assess the risks and communicate them to those affected and the public,
  • to create the data for a proper environmental medical assessment, if necessary through their own investigations.

Important topics of the UGS include indoor air pollution, mold growth indoors, foreign substances in breast milk, pollutants in drinking water, bathing water hygiene.


Who should I contact?
  • To the health authorities of the districts and independent cities,
  • or to the State Office for Social Services (LAsD), Department 34.
What are the fees?
  • Consultations within the framework of the UGS are free of charge.
  • Testing of breast milk for foreign substances at the State Office for Social Services is free of charge.
  • Costs may be incurred for other services. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.
Legal basis
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

  • To the health authorities of the districts and independent cities,
  • or to the State Office for Social Services (LAsD), Department 34.

What are the fees?

  • Consultations within the framework of the UGS are free of charge.
  • Testing of breast milk for foreign substances at the State Office for Social Services is free of charge.
  • Costs may be incurred for other services. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.

Legal basis

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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