Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Shizuoka Institute of Environment and Hygiene
Director General, Matsumoto Syoji
4-27-2 Kita-ando, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-8637 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (7)：
Subordinate facility name (2)：
Department of Administration
Department of Environment Development
Department of Microbiology
Department of Pharmaceutics and Life Science
Department of Pollution Control
Eastern Branch Office
Western Branch Office
Purpose of establishment：
The Institute started as a new center uniformed three institute such as Hygiene, Pollution Control and Consumer Goods Science.
2nd Building was constructed.
Chemical and Biohazard room were installed.
Institute name was changed to the present form the center.
Shizuoka Institute of Environment and Hygiene is the
technological center of environment and public health
in Shizuoka prefecture. As such, it introduces all
kinds of investigative tests and researches to
protect the health of the prefecture's people and
The Institute should devote itself in the fields of
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environment and public health in Shizuoka prefecture
(I)Research & Development Works
(1)Investigation and Research
The Institute researches the matters mainly facing
problems on environment, public health and consumer
issues in the prefecture.
(2)Test and Examination
Most of the Institute's work involves the
administrative test in the areas of environment and
public health including consumer issues. It also
handles requests from general offices and medical
institutions for identifying microbial agents and
testing medical drugs.
The Institute gives instruction and consultations
on environment, public health and consumer issues
for municipal and public health center employees,
and so on.
(4)Dissemination of Information
The Institute disseminates the information of
results of tests and research through the scientific
societies, the research presentation meeting, on the
open day of the prefecture’s people and by
Internet. The Institute also publishes annual
general and scientific reports and some leaflets.