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Preliminary Hazard Assessment

Date of Publication

6/19/2019

Definition

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 should be accomplished prior to deployment to inform the content of the initial OEHSA.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Preliminary Hazard Assessment

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