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Health Inspection Results
Provides information about the results of past inspections & enforcement activities involving premises located in Hamilton.
Results are summary reports & describe the condition of the premises on the date of the inspection.
Monitoring Businesses For Health & Safety
Public health requirements are in place to protect both the operators and client's health. Inspections are conducted on Hamilton businesses to ensure these requirements are being met.
Child Care Centres
Requirements are in place to protect children and staff from infections and illness.
All owners must register existing cooling towers before May 1 of each year. If you do not renew your cooling tower by that date, your registration is considered expired.
Drinking Water Haulers
Public Health Services inspects drinking water haulage vehicles every year to prevent or reduce illnesses related to drinking water.
Food Premise & Food Handling
Inspectors visit food premises in Hamilton to check food handling practices outlined in the Ontario Food Premises Regulation.
Group Homes, Lodging Homes and Funeral Homes
Public Health inspects for sanitation, hygience and health hazards.
Personal Service Settings
It is important that proper infection control practices are followed at all times to reduce the risk of infections and protect the operator and client's health.
Public Swimming Pools & Spas
Public Health inspects all public indoor & outdoor swimming pools and spas before they open to the public and regularly through the year.
Residential Care Facilities
Public health inspectors check all residential care facilities in Hamilton for environmental health and safety conditions.
Selling Tobacco & E-Cigarettes in Hamilton
Guidelines, training and resources for tobacco & electronic cigarettes/vapour products in Hamilton.
Smoke and Vape-Free Public Places & Workplaces
Tobacco Enforcement Officers inspect public places, workplaces and workplace vehicles and investigate complaints.
August 29, 2022