Medical Safety 

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



Medical Safety Environment of Care (EC)/Physical Environment (PE) Risk Management Toolkit

Risk Management Toolkit for Medical Safety on topics - Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials and Waste, Fire Safety, Medical Equipment, Utilities, Emergency Management and Infection Control. Toolkit full of checklists and templates too.

Medical Safety Hot Topics

The Hot Topics page is a collection of the latest news in healthcare safety and health organized by news sources.

Medical Safety Professional Development

Continuing Education & Training and Professional Certification for the Medical Safety professionals

Medical Safety References

Federal Laws and Regulations, DoD Directives, Instructions and Manuals and Army Regulations, Pamphlets, TB-Meds and guidance related to Medical Safety.

Medical Safety Teaching Aids Library

Information on Medical Safety related teaching aids.

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