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Arizona Sanitarians' Council

Sanitarians Examination - Domains and Knowledge

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Task/Knowledge Statement % of Exam (# of Questions)

I. GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  • A. Conduct Environmental Health Investigations, Inspections and Audits
  • B. Conduct Epidemiological Investigations
  • C. Collect Samples and Specimens for Lab Analysis
  • D. Perform Routine Field Tests and Measurements
  • E. Plan Land Use
  • F. Review Construction Plans
  • G. Environmental Microbiology
  • H. Contamination Control
14% (35 questions)

I. FOOD PROTECTION

  • A. Inspection and Investigation of Food Establishments
  • B. Food Safety Protection, Quality and Storage
  • C. Temporary Events with Food Service
  • D. Transportation of Food
14% (35 Questions)

I. WASTEWATER

  • A. Conduct Investigations of Wastewater Management Systems
8% (20 Questions)

I. SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE

  • A. Knowledge of Waste Management Systems
  • B. Conduct Waste Management Investigations
  • C. Public Education
4% (10 Questions)

I. POTABLE WATER

  • A. Conduct Sanitary Surveys of Potential Existing Water Systems and Watersheds
8% (20 Questions)

I. INSTITUTIONS AND LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS

  • A. Understand the Health Hazards and Sanitation Problems of Institutions
  • B. Conduct Epidemiological Investigations of Institutions
  • C. Conduct Investigations of Facilities, Institutions and Licensed Establishments
12% (30 Questions)

I. VECTORS, PESTS AND POISONOUS PLANTS

  • A. Develop Controls for Vectors, Pests and Poisonous Plants
6% (15 Questions)

I. SWIMMING POOLS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

  • A. Inspect Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs and Spas
  • B. Inspect Natural Recreation Areas and Facilities
  • C. Amusement Parks and Temporary Mass Gatherings
8% (20 Questions)

I. STATUTES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

  • A. Knowledge of Source and Nature if Legal Authority
  • B. Knowledge of Law Concerning Inspections (search warrants, right of entry, seizures, etc.)
  • C. Knowledge of Lawfulness of Agency Administrative Actions
  • D. Evaluate Compliance with Federal Laws
  • E. Knowledge of Standards (ISO, UL, NSF, etc.)
6% (15 Questions)

I. HOUSING

  • A. Conduct Investigations of Public and Private Housing
  • B. Conduct Investigations of Mobile Home and Recreational Vehicle Parks
6% (15 Questions)

I. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

  • A. Conduct Investigations of Hazardous Materials
2% (5 Questions)

I. RADIATION PROTECTION

  • A. Conduct Investigations of Radiation Hazards
2% (5 Questions)

I. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

  • A. Conduct Investigations of Work Sites
2% (5 Questions)

I. AIR QUALITY AND NOISE

  • A. Assess Ambient Air Quality B. Survey Noise Control
2% (5 Questions)

I. DISASTER SANITATION AND EMERGENCY PLANNING

  • A. Prepare in Advance for Disasters
  • B. Assist with Management of Disaster Situations
  • C. Assist with Post-Disaster Management
6% (15 Questions)
TOTAL 100% (250 Questions)