Anticipate, identify, evaluate, and make recommendations that eliminate or control occupational and environmental hazards and exposures to chemical, physical, and biological health hazards.
Service members and Civilian Employees
Scope of Practice
- Ensure regulatory compliance with applicable Federal, state, and local laws and DA regulations pertaining to occupational health.
- Ensure compliance with the Army Industrial Hygiene Program, DA PAM 40–503.
- Accurately identify, characterize, and assess potential workplace health hazards.
- Recommend appropriate engineering and administrative controls and/or personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent occupational related illnesses, injuries, or deaths to soldiers and civilian workers.
- Recommend personnel for exposure-based medical surveillance.
- Integrate established IH principles, concepts, and functions in support of related programs, such as safety, occupational medicine, biosurety, chemical surety, hearing, vision conservation and readiness, respiratory protection, indoor air quality, asbestos control, lead abatement, and environmental compliance.
Programs and Services
- Provide occupational hazard assessments
- Perform office and industrial ergonomic assessments
- Support to occupational health medical surveillance programs
- Support public health/environmental compliance programs
- Serve as consultants on occupational hazard issues
- Determine overall risk assessment for potential and residual exposures to health hazards
- Assist installation assets with evaluations of engineering controls
- Conduct design reviews of new construction and renovation projects
- Assist on reasonable accommodations, and employee return to work initiatives
Indoor Air Quality
Contact 580-558-8484 for information or to request services.