Environmental Sanitation Program (ESP) is responsible for setting sanitation standards to ensure a clean and sanitary environment for food service facilities, public pools, public lodging, as well as other public facilities. To accomplish this, the ESP has oversight of 16 state sanitation rules, and assists the local health departments in their responsibility of enforcement of these rules. The ESP also coordinates environmental sanitation issues with the local health departments, and other state and federal agencies.
The Program's Core Functions Include
- Policy Development
- Training and Techncial Assistance
- Setting priorities and assuring the qualtie of environmental heatlh service statewide
- Assisting state and local agencies to identify and address environmental health problems.
- Chris Nelson
- Program Manager
- (801) 538-6191