INTRODUCTION
The course is meant to ensure that students acquire knowledge and skills in the inspection of
premises of public health importance and write detailed reports. The course will direct the
students to the application of public health laws for premises that do not comply with such
laws.

COURSE AIM
To enable students acquire knowledge and skills in the inspection of premises of public health
importance and write detailed reports.
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. Describe different types of inspections
2. Describe procedures of inspecting premises of public health importance
3. Outline the procedure for abating nuisances arising from trade premises
4. Describe the procedure of inspecting offensive trade premises
5. Describe the anomalies that are associated with offensive trade premises
6. Explain the appropriate action that must be taken when an offensive trade premises is
found to be faulty
7. Describe the anomalies that are associated with slaughter houses
8. Outline the procedure of inspecting slaughter houses
9. Outline the procedure of inspecting swimming pools
COURSE COMPETENCIES:
1. Identify types of inspections
2. Conduct inspection of premises in accordance with procedures outlined in Public Health
Act, CAP 295 and Food and Drugs Act, CAP 303 of the Laws of Zambia
3. Inspect premises of public health importance to ascertain their compliance to public
health laws.
4. Identify the nuisances that fall under common law
5. Apply various techniques available for inspecting trade premises
6. Write reports of inspection of premises of public health importance
7. State public nuisances as provided for in the Public Health Act
8. Control public nuisances as provided for in the Public Health Act
9. Identify various types of offensive trades
10. Inspect offensive trade premises to ascertain their compliance to public health laws
11. Enforce legislation on offensive trades
12. Outline various types of slaughterhouses
13. Inspect slaughterhouses to ascertain their compliance with public health laws
14. Illustrate the design and construction details of swimming pools
15. Inspect swimming pools to ascertain their compliance to public health laws
16. Enforce laws related to inspection of premises

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