Tag: Department of Environmental Health

NiCE workers spruce landfill for Christmas

NiCE workers spruce landfill for Christmas

| 16/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A team of workers from the National Community Enhancement Project is working at the George Town landfill on a variety of initiatives to help improve the facilities and services before Christmas. Known as the NiCE project, the three-week seasonal programme has around 50 workers at t [...]

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Restaurant may have caused food poisoning

Restaurant may have caused food poisoning

| 28/11/2016 | 3 Comments
How do I complain about a restaurant that I suspect had given me food poisoning? Can I claim any compensation? Auntie’s answer: The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is the government agency responsible for food hygiene wherever the food is sold, including restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, [...]

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Disgusted by neighbours burning garbage

Disgusted by neighbours burning garbage

| 27/10/2016 | 11 Comments
I just have a question in regards to neighbours who constantly are burning heaps of plant waste and/or garbage. Even though the mounds of debris are being burned on their property, the smoke is drifting directly into our a/c units and filling the whole house with disgusting smoke (and we have a newb [...]

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Rubbish falling from government trucks

Rubbish falling from government trucks

| 05/07/2016 | 1 Comment
This morning, at about 8:30am, I was driving near the airport behind one of those big green open-top trucks with a Cayman Islands Government logo on the side. The truck was full to the brim and as it went around the airport by the cricket oval, I was distressed to see bits of rubbish being [… [...]

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DEH officer top employee for February

DEH officer top employee for February

| 15/04/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Environmental health officer Derrick Williams has been awarded the Cayman Islands Government February employee of the month for being most helpful and dedicated to customers. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, in a government press release, acknowledged Williams for his service at the Departmen [...]

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DEH lab manager named to regional public health committee

DEH lab manager named to regional public health committee

| 03/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands laboratory manager for the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has been tapped to sit on the seven-member executive committee of the Caribbean Public Health Laboratory Network (CariPHLN). The goal of the network, which held its first meeting in September 2015 in Trinid [...]

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DEH gains ‘patience’ with district officer

DEH gains ‘patience’ with district officer

| 04/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH ) has added Patience Eke to the team as district environmental health officer. She brings more then 25 years of experience from working in both Nigeria and Jamaica. [...]

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DEH gets new assistant director

DEH gets new assistant director

| 03/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has hired Mark Rowlands as assistant director for solid waste. From British Columbia, Canada, Rowlands is an environmental engineer/planner with more than 25 years experience in the field of waste management. [...]

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Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

| 06/05/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A competition across all of the country’s schools to design a poster about the waste management hierarchy is the first step in what will eventually become a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about generating less rubbish. It is hoped the poster and essay competition which was organised [...]

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