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Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

Date of Publication

6/19/2019

Definition

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 based health risks.  POEMS provide estimated exposures, assessment of whether estimated exposures are acceptable or unacceptable, and the criteria used for the estimate (i.e., above or below Military Exposure Guidelines) along with anticipated acute, chronic, or latent health effects.  POEMS are updated or certified current at least annually.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

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