Free Healthy Homes training available

The Florida Department of Health’s Healthy Homes Program is hosting an “Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners” training program May 30-31 in Tallahassee. The free training, done in collaboration with the National Center for Healthy Housing will highlight the connection between health and housing.

It is open on a first-come, first-serve basis. Click here to access the registration form.

The training is designed for people in the following field and jobs: environmental health professionals, housing inspectors, public health nurses, energy auditors, licensed home inspectors, lead risk assessors, health and housing advocates, property managers, pest control operators, lead poisoning case managers, community-based organizations and weatherization specialists.

The training will focus on mitigating health and safety issues like:

  • Lead poisoning
  • Asthma
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Chemical exposure

The training will be held at the Capital Circle Office Center from 9am-5pm. The deadline to register is May 16, 2012. CEUs are available.