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Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Documents the OEH conditions found at a site (e.g., deployment site such as a base camp, bivouac site or outpost, main operating base or forward operating site, enduring location, or contingency location) beginning at or near the time it is ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessment

Preventive Medicine

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Anticipating, predicting, identifying, preventing, and controlling illnesses, injuries, communicable diseases (including vector-, food- and water-borne diseases), and diseases due to exposure to occupational and environmental health hazards. ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Preventive Medicine

Preliminary Hazard Assessment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The process of reviewing relevant intelligence data, past hazard assessments, and other available information for the area of deployment to identify potential health threats to deploying personnel.  The preliminary hazard assessment ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Preliminary Hazard Assessment

Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Unclassified and publically-releasable OEH monitoring summaries (e.g., noise, thermal stress, airborne pollutants, soil and water contaminants, incidents, and infectious diseases) that identify location specific OEH hazards and population ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

Redeployment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The transfer or rotation of forces and materiel to support another commander’s operational requirements, or to return personnel, equipment, and materiel to the home and/or demobilization stations for reintegration and/or out-processing.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Redeployment

DoD Health Record

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Includes all medical and dental care documentation, including mental health care documentation, that has been recorded for that individual.  Information may be recorded and maintained in paper or electronic media.  Three principal ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Health Record | DoD Health Record [DoDI 6040.45]

DoD Veterinary Health Record

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The electronic or hard copy medical record system used by the DoD to capture all veterinary medical and dental health care documentation.  The electronic system is the VSSM or its successor.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Veterinary Health Record

Enduring Location Master List

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A geographic site designated by the DoD for strategic access and use to support U.S. security interests for the foreseeable future.  The following types of sites are considered enduring for U.S. Government purposes:  MOB; FOS; and ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Enduring Location Master List

Food Protection

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Overarching term that includes both food safety and food defense.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Food Protection | Food Protection

Area of Responsibility

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The geographical area associated with a combatant command within which a geographic combatant commander has authority to plan and conduct operations.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Area of Responsibility

Bioassay

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A specific biomonitoring method to assess biological specimens for changes resulting from exposure to materials foreign to the body or detect parent compounds or the metabolites of exposure agents.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Bioassay

Biomonitoring

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The process of assessment of individual exposures to various substances by measuring the parent compound or its metabolites in biological media (e.g., in biologic tissues and fluids, blood, urine, hair, and breath) from exposed individuals.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Biomonitoring

Feral Animal Risk Mitigation

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A combination of policies, procedures, and practices that when collectively employed in an operational environment reduces the traumatic injury and disease risks posed by feral animals (free-roaming animals, usually a domestic species with no ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

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Feral Animal Risk Mitigation

Food and Water Risk Assessment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A program conducted under specific circumstances by veterinary or public health personnel to assess food operations to identify and mitigate risk from intentional and unintentional contamination.  Circumstances under which an assessment ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Food and Water Risk Assessment | Food and Water Risk Assessment

SAFE

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
5/7/2019

A medical-forensic examination of a sexual assault patient (victim or suspect) by a specially trained healthcare provider known as a SAMFE. The SAFE includes a medical-forensic history; physical examination; collection of evidence, ...

Source of Definition

DODI 6310.09 Health Care Management for Patients Associated With a Sexual Assault

Related Glossary Terms

SAFE Kit
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