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BJACH Industrial Hygiene Section

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The Industrial Hygiene mission is to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control workplace health hazards. We work with other disciplines to develop economical and pragmatic solutions to prevent occupational illness, injury, and death.

Contact Information
Chief, Industrial Hygiene: Office: (337) 531-4354
                                   DSN:           863-4354
                                   Cell: (337) 378-3364
                                   Fax: (337) 531-4486

Senior Technician: (337) 531-2630
IH Technician: (337) 531-4813
IH Technician: (337) 531-4834
IH Technician: (337) 531-4369

Programs & Services

Health Hazard Inventory: Maintenance of the DoD database of health hazards for Fort Polk and Army assets in the State of Louisiana.

Health Hazard Assessments: Complete survey and inspection of all work sites and associated hazards.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments and Evaluations: Inspection of PPE on-hand and recommendations for appropriate PPE for the job.

Work-Related Risk Assessment: Assistance with job hazard analysis and risk assessment coding.

Respiratory Protection Program: Consultative services including respirator needs assessment and respirator selection.

Vision Conservation Program: Evaluation of eye hazardous areas and eye protection equipment.

Hearing Conservation Program: Identification of noise hazardous areas, noise level dosimetry, and evaluation of hearing protective equipment.

Indoor Air Quality Evaluations: Evaluation of problems associated with building HVAC systems and related illnesses.

Design Review: OSH review of plans and specifications for construction, renovation, and contracting operations.

Confined Space Entry Program: Consultative services for work in confined spaces.

Asbestos and Lead Hazards: Hazard inspection, risk assessment, management planning assistance, and sampling.

Hazard Abatement Planning: Assistance with planning for abatement of recognized occupational or environmental hazards.

Education and Training: Formal and informal training and assistance with supervisory training for all Occupational and Safety and Health related subjects.

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Col Carlene A.S Blanding
CSM Mark D. Bivins

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