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.

COVID-19 risks from handling the deceased

Outdoor Winter Dining during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Environmental Surface and Air Sampling in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Rapid Review of Disinfectant Chemical Exposures and Health Effects During COVID-19 Pandemic

High-humidity Environments and the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

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