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Untitled Document INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

We focus on industrial hygiene concerns that are new, unique, or more complex than the typical day-to-day issues encountered by Navy field industrial hygiene programs. Many of our projects are special requests from Naval systems commands or Navy medicine regions for technical evaluations.

Our department is primarily staffed by industrial hygienists, most of whom are certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (i.e., Certified Industrial Hygienists), the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (i.e., Certified Hazardous Materials Managers), or are working toward certification. The remainder of our staff includes toxicologists and administrative support personnel. Together, we develop and maintain expertise on topics that impact occupational health across the Navy and Marine Corps.

Our department is organized into two divisions: Program Support and Acquisition Technical Support. However, many of our projects are done by cross-functional teams to ensure the best skills and experiences are combined to produce a successful outcome.

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General Products and Services

Program Support Division

We provide comprehensive management support to the Navy and Marine Corps Industrial Hygiene Program Managers at Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), the Navy Medicine (NAVMED) Regions, and United States Marine Corps (USMC) Headquarters (HQ). Additionally, we provide industrial hygiene technical support for fleet and shore issues that affect areas supported by multiple program offices at Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs), usually at the request of Commander, Fleet Forces Command, Type Commanders, Naval Sea Systems Command, and Naval Air Systems Command. Our major division products include:

Acquisition Support Division

We support programs to minimize the use and life cycle management of hazardous materials in the Navy and Marine Corps, such as the Health Hazard Assessment (HHA) program. We also offer direct industrial hygiene support to new acquisition programs by participating in their environment, safety and occupational health (ESOH) teams. Our major division products include: