Kansas Environmental Health Association

Affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association


The next R.S. exam dates are May and November of each year.
Applications for the exams must be turned into the secretary (of J.C.C.S.) by April 1st (for the May exam) and October 1 (for the November exam).

Pam Henry
Johnson County W

[email protected]

There are two reference books that every environmental health office should have.

They are:

* Environmental Engineering
Joseph A. Salvato - fifth edition

* Sanitarian's Handbook: Theory & Administrative Practice for Environmental Health
Dr.Benjamin Freedman, M.D. - 4th edition

 JCCS By-laws

Studying for the R.S. exam

List of websites for study resources to prepare for the Registered Sanitarian exam

CDC Material on Epidemiology http://www2a.cdc.gov/epicasestudies/dwnload_case.htm

Hazardous Materials http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/

Indoor Air Quality in schools http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schooldesign/

Ventilation and indoor air quality http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schooldesign/

Kansas Day Care regs http://www.idir.net/~dccda/regs.shtml

Building Codes (look at free examples at bottom of page http://www.codecheck.com/

Radiation and health physics http://www.umich.edu/~radinfo/

OSHA http://www.osha.gov/

Food Safety http://www.foodsafety.gov/

http://www.foodsafetynetwork.ca/bkgrnd.htm(Subscribe to a daily e-news digest )

Vector Control http://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/doh/environ/vector_ctrl/vector.html




Wastewater Treatment http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/nsfc/nsfc_index.htm

Water Treatment http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/ndwc_index.htm

Seo Packages  https://www.digitalpylon.com/packages

General environmental issues http://www.enn.com/(Subscribe to a daily e-newsletter)

Many extension bulletins are on-line in pdf files and can be downloaded for free. Here is K-State's search page for extension bulletins http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/
Just type the topic in the search box.

Asbestos and Mesothelioma

Jasmine McCarthy (321) 209-1391  Public Outreach
Mesothelioma Center at www.asbestos.com             

Study Material Available-

KEHA has the following references available to help study for the REHS/RS exam, and the CFSP exam. The REHS/RS study information include: Environmental Engineering and Sanitation with supplement and NEHA REHS/RS Study Guide. CFSP study materials include Principles of Food Sanitation, Handbook for Safood Service Management, and the complete set of Serve Safe Tapes. If interested in checking these materials out please contact KEHA Librarian Karen at (785) 628-9449 or e-mail [email protected].

The Application for the Joint Committee for the Credentialing of Sanitarians exam is located here. 

Once you have completed your application, send it to the address below. You may also contact Pam Henry for information about the RS credentialing process: 

Pam Henry
Johnson County Wastewater

[email protected]