(5) Provide the technical assistance and surveillance necessary to support
the U.S. Army Environmental Quality Programs. This includes surveying potable and
recreational waters, wastewater disposal, air pollution reduction, resource conservation
and recovery, environmental noise reduction, and toxic substances control.
(6) Assist industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety personnel
to ensure success of the Army Occupational Health and Safety Programs.
(7) Monitor, evaluate, and investigate the installation pest management
program. This includes ensuring compliance with the provisions outlined in current
DOD and Army regulations and State and Federal laws.
(8) Investigate the identity, source, and prevalence of insects and other
pests affecting the health, comfort, and efficiency of personnel.
(9) Provide the USAEHA (U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency) with
environmental samples for pesticide monitoring (the pesticide resistance program).
a. The occupational health section is responsible for the overall occupational
health program in accordance with AR 40-5. This section is concerned with protecting
the health and safety of personnel in their job environment.