Medical Safety

Last Updated: December 11, 2018
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The APHC Industrial Hygiene and Medical Safety Management Program is the U.S. Army Medical Command's center of expertise for medical safety and health program management.
We support the U.S. Army's medical treatment facilities (MTFs) through:

  • On-site assistance for compliance with the Joint Commission's physical environment standards
  • Telephonic and electronic support for safety and occupational health and Joint Commission physical environment compliance issues that require interpretation or extensive research
  • Safety and occupational health and Joint Commission physical environment education & training programs
  • Safety and occupational health technical bulletins (medical), technical guides, and fact sheets
  • Information posted on this website

The information provided on this site is designed to help MTF commanders effectively manage the risks associated with their MTF's physical environment, such as:

  • Safety
  • Security
  • Fire and life safety
  • Hazardous materials and waste
  • Medical equipment
  • Utility systems
  • Emergency management