NHCPR Industrial Hygiene

Industrial Hygiene's at NHCPR

Navy industrial hygiene personnel anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and make recommendations to control unacceptable workplace exposures.

The goals of industrial hygiene are:

  • To assess potential health risks faced by Navy personnel by understanding their exposures, to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable exposures, and to control unacceptable exposures.
  • To establish and document a historical record of exposure levels for Navy personnel and to communicate exposure monitoring results.
  • To ensure and demonstrate compliance with safety and health exposure criteria.
  • To provide a basis for medical surveillance examinations.

NHCPR Industrial Hygiene Hours & Appointments

Mon -  Fri: 0630-1600

Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: CLOSED

Available Services

Industrial Hygiene provides the following services at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River:

  • Industrial hygiene surveys - Worksite evaluations per frequencies specified in the OPNAVINST 5100.23 series for workspaces with Military and or Civil service employees
  • Exposure assessments  - Personal samples (i.e. chemical stressors, noise dosimetry, etc.), general area samples, site-specific hazard evaluations
  • Noise surveys - Worksite evaluations for equipment and processes in accordance with OPNAVINST 5100.23 series and DoDINST 6055.12 to determine noise levels
  • Ventilation surveys - Worksite evaluations as required by OPNAVINST 5100.23 series for lab hoods, fume hoods, welding exhaust ventilation, etc.
  • Construction design reviews - Review of plans/specifications for new construction/building modifications as required by OPNAVINST 5100.23

Forms / References

If you do not have access to these forms, please call 301-757-0144 to have one mailed to you.





  • Charles Lehr
    Lead Industrial Hygienist

  • Julie Grudzinskas
    Senior Industrial Hygienist

  • Lori Dean
    Industrial Hygienist

  • Kimberly Tayman
    Industrial Hygienist