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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D1720000 and is part of the RI 143rd Medical Group, National Guard.

    This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing. The purpose of the position is to plan, schedule, execute, manage, and administer the installation-wide Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering Program (IH/BEE), which includes occupational health/industrial hygiene, radiation safety, and environmental monitoring to maintain and promote the health and well-being of military and technician personnel.

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    Responsibilities

    Ensures statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and health (AFOSH) directives in the ANG area of assignment. Serves as a technical advisor to Wing leadership on all issues pertaining to above directives. Serves as an advisor concerning OSHA, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and US Air Force on installation health matters, such as health hazard identification, evaluation and abatement; workplace surveillance; medical-legal documentation; asbestos abatement; lead based paint; ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; Thermo Luminescent Dosimetry (TLD); air emissions; drinking water; wastewater discharges; hazardous wastes; Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) activities; pesticide use; environmental noise; environmental assessment; environmental sampling; and other environmental monitoring. Serves as an installation advisor regarding Nuclear Biological and Chemical readiness issues.

    Researches industrial operations and develops, implements, and executes surveillance strategies, inspections and evaluations of operational facilities, and various activities to detect and eliminate health hazards. Writes industrial facility case files on installation industrial shops in accordance with Air Force Instruction (AFI) 48-145, Occupational Health Program. Designs appropriate methods and techniques of surveys. Performs no-notice, spot, and special inspections of operational facilities and worksites base wide when statistical analyses and conditions dictate need, when new equipment is to be installed, and/or when hazardous conditions exist. Identifies potential physical, biological, and chemical health hazards in the workplace; evaluates exposure to workers and prescribes corrective measures, which may include changing work processes/procedures, adding/modifying engineering systems, making chemical substitutions, or using personal protective equipment. As necessary, invokes authority to cease any operation due to potentially life threatening conditions. In the case of serious or acute conditions, chronic illnesses, etc., performs follow-up interviews and provides guidance to the affected or involved employee(s), physician(s), hospital/clinic(s), and supervisor(s) to prevent future similar situations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

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