I want to work in...Public Health and Consumer Protection

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Typical job profiles

Trading Standards Officer (TARGETjobs)

Trading Standards Officer (Prospects)

Health and Safety Inspector (Prospects)

Occupational Hygienist (Prospects)

Environmental Health Practitioner (Prospects)


Useful online resources

NEBOSH National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Trading Standard Careers

Environmental Health Career Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Local Government Jobs


Health and Safety

SHP4jobs Health and Safety jobsite

Health and Safety-jobs  Jobs board from the IOSH magazine

Health and Safety Executive Careers informaiton and jobs

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)- Including vacancies

EHN Jobs

New Scientist Jobs


Professional bodies

British Occupational Hygiene Society BOHS

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

Royal Environmental Institute of Scotland

Society for Radiological Protection SRP

Trading Standards Institute


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the linkedin alumni tool to make contact with strathclyde alumni working in this area.