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Public Health Inspections

The Northwestern Health Unit inspects various public places to protect the public’s health and safety. Click the links below for more information about the different inspections that we conduct.

Restaurants and other food premises such as school cafeterias and food trucks

Personal service settings such as hair salons, spas, and piercing

Tanning services for compliance with the Skin Cancer Prevention Act

Menu Labelling​ for compliance with Health Menu Choices Act

Beaches for hazards and water quality 

Septic systems inspections for Sewage system permits and applications and more  

Small drinking water systems for businesses or premises that make drinking water available to the public not on municipal water

Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Electronic Cigarettes Act for Tobacco/ECA vendors, workplaces and public places including schools as well as Tobacco and Vapour Product Sale Offences​

Recreational Water Facilities such as pools and spas

Arenas for indoor air quality 

Funeral homes for licensing purposes

Daycares for compliance with infection control best practices 

Group homes for licensing purposes

Recreational Camps such as overnight kids camps

Camps in Unorganized Territories such as tree planting camps and mining camps

Learn more:​