The Ergonomics and Industrial Hygiene Management (EIHM) Division provides DOEHRS-IH global administration. EIHM Division also provides technical expertise in the development and sustainment of ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses.
The Ergonomics and Industrial Hygiene Management (EIHM) Division enhances readiness across DoD workplaces and operational settings through the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of
- Compiling and analyzing industrial hygiene metrics and assistance with metric improvement strategies.
- Staff Assistance Visits and Site Assistance Visits.
- Representation and advocacy for DOEHRS-IH Project Office.
- One-on-one mentoring.
- Consults for health risk and hazard management.
- National Defense Strategy alignment to promote and establish Joint Force effort to modernize and strengthen our military to reduce variance in DOEHRS-IH data entry.
- Data mining and analysis in support of:
- Medical treatment.
- Occupational and environmental illness evaluations.
- Disability determinations.
- Congressional inquiries.
- Claims adjudication.
- National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
- Individual Longitudinal Exposure Record.
- Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act.
Regulatory Compliance and Doctrine
- The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is responsible for overall data integrity and legal defensibility across the DoD enterprise in accordance with Joint Chief of Staff Memorandum MCM-0006-02.
- The National Defense Strategy includes a Joint Force effort to modernize and strengthen our military, which is currently underway to reduce variance in DOEHRS-IH data entry.
- DOEHRS-IH is a level 5 commitment for DCPH-A.
- Public Law 105–85, Subtitle F, Section 765 mandates the use of DOEHRS-IH, which maintains longitudinal exposure records for military members and civilian employees throughout the DoD.
- DoDI 6055.05 establishes DOEHRS as the recordkeeping system for all IH data.