Arizona Sanitarians' Council

Sanitarians Examination - Domains and Knowledge

Exam Description/Content Areas

Below is an outline of the different content areas the examination covers and the percentages allotted to each of those areas. Please use this outline as a guide when preparing for the examination.

Content Areas Final Weight Number of Items

A

Conducting Facility Inspections 35.0% 79

1

Prioritize Inspections 1.0% 2

2

Maintain Inspection Equipment 1.0% 2

3

Perform Food Facility Inspections 17.5% 40

4

Perform Institution Inspections 2.0% 5

5

Perform Recreational Water Inspections 2.5% 6

6

Perform Group Gathering Inspections 2.0% 4

7

Perform Healthy Homes Inspections 2.0% 4

8

Perform Hazardous Waste Inspections 1.0% 2

9

Perform Bio-Medical Facility Inspections 1.0% 2

10

Perform Confined Feeding Operations Inspections 1.0% 2

11

Perform Other Facility Inspections 2.0% 5

12

Perform Solid Waste Facility Inspections 2.0% 5

B

Conducting System Inspections 20.0% 45

1

Perform Occupational Health and Safety Inspections 2.0% 5

2

Perform Onsite Waste Water System Inspections 12.0% 27

3

Perform Potable Water Quality Inspections 6.0% 13

C

Conducting Investigations 14.0% 32

1

Perform Complaint Investigations 5.0% 11

2

Perform Epidemiology Investigations 4.0% 9

3

Investigate Illegal Operators 2.0% 4

4

Perform Hazardous Waste Investigations 1.5% 5

5

Perform Indoor Air Quality Investigations 2.0% 3

D

Ensuring Compliance 13.5% 29

1

Develop Regulations 1.0% 2

2

Conduct Plan Review 5.0% 11

3

Review Establishment's HACCP Plan 2.0% 5

4

Provide Technical Assistance to Stakeholders 5.0% 11

E

Promoting Environmental Public Health Awareness 10.0% 22

1

Conduct Environmental Public Health Assessment 1.0% 2

2

Establish Community Partnerships 1.0% 2

3

Conduct Community Outreach 2.0% 4

4

Communicate Environmental Public Health Risks to Stakeholders 3.0% 7

5

Conduct Environmental Surveillance 3.0% 7

F

Responding To Emergencies 8.0% 18

1

Assess Community Risks 1.5% 3

2

Create Environmental Public Health Emergency Preparedness Plans 2.0% 5

3

Conduct Emergency Preparedness Training 1.0% 3

4

Implement Environmental Public Health Emergency Preparedness Plan 2.0% 5

5

Conduct Recovery Follow-up 1.5% 3
TOTAL 100.0% 225