now accepts courses taken ONLINE through FEMA,
the CDC and NEHA without the submission of a CE2 application.
To receive credit for completing an ONLINE course
taken through one of these entities, simply email, fax or mail
your certificate to the Board office. If you are taking a classroom
course offered through one of these entities you will need to
submit the course for Board review.
Keep in mind that all continuing education courses must be directly
related to the practice of environmental health. Rule 4736-11-03(B)
of the Ohio Revised Code states:
Courses of study or programs of instruction offered to meet
the continuing education requirements for the annual renewal
of an individuals certificate of registration shall be board
approved and in the following subject areas:
Diseases and injuries caused by environmental factors and the
applicable prevention techniques.
Administrative law and process.
The utilization of resources in the collection, arrangement,
and interpretation of data.
Environmental health administration.
New or substantially revised environmental health laws, rules
Functional fields of environmental health to include are quality,
food quality and protection, hazardous and toxic substances,
consumer product safety, housing, institutional health and safety,
community noise control, radiation protection, bioterrorism,
recreational facilities, solid, infectious and liquid waste
management, vector control, drinking water quality, milk sanitation,
rabies control, land use and occupational health and safety.
Environmental health planning or emergency preparedness.
Organization or program management courses.
Computer skills development and functional utilization.