Health Services

NHCPR Industrial Hygiene

Navy industrial hygiene personnel anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and make recommendations to control unacceptable workplace exposures.
The goals of industrial hygiene are:
  • Assess potential health risks faced by Navy personnel by understanding their exposures, to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable exposures, and to control unacceptable exposures. ssess potential health risks faced by Navy personnel by understanding their exposures, to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable exposures, and to control unacceptable exposures.
  • Establish and document a historical record of exposure levels for Navy personnel and to communicate exposure monitoring results. stablish and document a historical record of exposure levels for Navy personnel and to communicate exposure monitoring results.
  • Ensure and demonstrate compliance with safety and health exposure criteria. nsure and demonstrate compliance with safety and health exposure criteria.
  • Provide a basis for medical surveillance examinations. rovide a basis for medical surveillance examinations.

Available Services

Industrial Hygiene provides the following services at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River:
  • Industrial Hygiene surveys - Worksite evaluations per frequencies specified in the OPNAVIST 5100.23 series for workspaces with Military and or Civil Service employees.
  • Exposure assessment - Personal samples (i.e. chemical stressors, noise dosimetry, etc.), general areas 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 hood, fume hood, and welding exhaust ventilation, etc.
  • Construction design reviews - Review of plans/specifications for new construction/building modifications as request by OPNAVINST 5100.23

Contact Us

Phone Numbers

Lori Dean
Industrial Hygienist
301-757-0544

Kimberly Tayman
Industrial Hygienist
301-757-0596

Katrina Barrera
Industrial Hygiene Technician
301-342-4877

 

Hours

Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri
0730 - 1600
Wednesday
0930-1600
Closed
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays

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