Socio Economic Programs at UCPO
The socioeconomic factors that determine health include: employment, education, and income. Socioeconomic refers to society related economic factors. These factors relate to and influence one another.
For example, your employment will dictate your income
Environmental Programs at UCPO
Energy and Water Conversion – A clean reliable water source consumes energy. Water conservation leads to energy conservation. … The wastewater that flows away from the home must be transported to a wastewater treatment plant to be treated and released back into the natural water cycle. This also requires energy.
Energy Awareness – Energy Awareness training (EA) is a program that builds teamwork among co-workers in conserving energy and water, and reducing waste all the while reducing costs at work and at home. … EA focuses on the behavioural changes we can each make to reduce energy consumption.
Hazardous Materials – A hazardous material is any item or agent (biological, chemical, radiological, and/or physical), which has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment, either by itself or through interaction with other factors.
Integrated Pest Management – is an ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or their damage through a combination of techniques such as biological control, habitat manipulation, modification of cultural practices, and use of resistant varieties.
Waste Minimization – Waste minimisation is a set of processes and practices intended to reduce the amount of waste produced. By reducing or eliminating the generation of harmful and persistent wastes, waste minimisation supports efforts to promote a more sustainable society