Field Inquiries

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NCCEH field inquiries are based on a real or hypothetical situation related to an environmental health problem. A field inquiry uses a question format to offer context and background to the problem, knowledge to assess the situation and concludes with an approach to solve the problem.

Crematoria emissions and air quality impacts

Odour from a Compost Facility

What are buzz buttons and what are the known risks associated with exposure to them?

Naturally Occurring Asbestos in an Outdoor Setting

Meat-packing Pads as Tattoo Dressings

Infection Control for Tebori Tattooing

Adverse effects after medical, commercial, or self-administered colon cleansing procedures

Cemetery Setback Distances to Prevent Surface Water Contamination

Irrigating Food Crops with Water Containing Cyanobacteria Blooms

Going Underground: Electrical Substations and Health

Case Study of a Persistent Landfill Fire and Community Health Impacts

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

Health Effects of Large LED Screens on Local Residents

Nematodes for Pest Control

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) - revised

Pepper Spray in the Indoor Environment and in the Vicinity of Food Products and Preparation Surfaces

Carbon Dioxide in Indoor Air

Pool Chlorination and Closure Guidelines