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Army IH provides support to the warfighter, conserves resources, and enhances readiness by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling health hazards where military and civilian personnel work and serve.

IH Brochure  external link icon (Password protected - AKO) 
Developed to be used as handout for IH customers. The IH Brochure describes briefly what an IH does, what data is collected,  and what information is provided to the customer during a workplace evaluation.


8-Step DoD IH Exposure Assessment Model

The Department of Defense considers exposure assessment so important to the IH program that they developed the DoD IH Exposure Assessment Model for all the military services to use. The model is based on the AIHA Exposure Assessment Model.

Army IH News & Regulatory Summary

This page includes links to the Army Industrial Hygiene News & Regulatory Summary.


Army Asbestos Program provides references, information and links about controlling and eliminating asbestos within the U.S. Army.

Biological Safety Cabinets

Biological safety cabinets (BSCs) use high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration, laminar air flow, and containment to protect the operator, the product (pharmaceutical products as well as microorganisms), and the environment.

DOEHRS-IH / Metrics

Defense Occupational Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) reports occupational & environmental health readiness and actively tracks air, water, soil, & environmental hazards for the DoD Military Health System.

IH Equipment Services

This page addresses industrial hygiene equipment calibration and loans.

IH Metrics

Industrial hygiene metrics are extracted from DOEHRS-IH data and feed two separate Army metrics systems.

IH Related Technical Guides

Industrial Hygiene Related Technical Guides useful to Industrial Hygienists

IH Training & Development

Industrial hygiene professional development information and resources to include information on CP-12, ACTEDS, IDPs, Certifications and training sources.

Noise Assessment

Noise assessment surveys are conducted upon request. The surveys evaluate the magnitude of potential occupational noise exposures to military and civilian personnel in order to quantify the exposures and select effective protective measures.

Personal Protective Equipment

When engineering or administrative controls are not feasible, personal protective equipment can be used to protect workers.

Regulations and Policy

Industrial Hygiene related DoD Directives, Instructions and Manuals, Army regulations, DA Pamphlets, Field Manuals, Technical Bulletins-Medical and other publications.

Respiratory Protection

The Army IH Program provides subject matter expertise for the use of commercial and military respiratory protective equipment and respirator programs.


Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Mold

Army IH provides comprehensive indoor air quality (IAQ) surveys, in-depth studies, and desktop or onsite consultations upon request.


This page provides topics, references and links related to lead hazard management across the U.S. Army.