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Environmental Sanitation

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.

Program Areas

The Program's Core Functions Include

  1. Policy Development
  2. Training and Technical Assistance
    UEHA Virtual Fall 2020 Conference Presentations
  3. Setting priorities and assuring the quality of environmental health service statewide
  4. Assisting state and local agencies to identify and address environmental health problems.


Contact Information

  1. Karl Hartman
    Program Manager
    (801) 538-6191


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)

Regular Business Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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