Word count limit: 2500
Identify a specific chemical or environmental incident of public health importance that has taken place within the last 10 years. Provide an overview of the context and consequences of the incident, and critically evaluate how it was managed by public health authorities at the time. Finally, make recommendations for how similar future incidents might be better managed drawing on some of the lessons learnt, as well as a wider evaluation of current best practice.
Learning outcomes assessed in this assessment
2. Demonstrate knowledge and a critical understanding of organisational responses to chemical incidents and environmental hazards.
4. Critically evaluate the contribution of the consistent, efficient and effective delivery of health protection services to the health of populations.