Environmental Health Services is a professional multidisciplinary team at Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic. We promote environmental health and safety services through prevention, evaluation, education, consultation, monitoring, inspecting and response to present environmental factors that may adversely affect the health, safety of the population at Carlisle Barracks, Defense Logistics Agency-New Cumberland, Letterkenny Army Depot, Fort Indiantown Gap and other military installations (Reserve & National Guards) in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New Jersey.
- Inspects food service establishments and investigates possible foodborne illness outbreaks.
- Conducts food handlers’ class, food safety education and food manager certification classes.
- Conducts QA/QC monitoring for drinking water, swimming pools, and field water sources.
- Conduct water plant vulnerability assessment and sanitation inspection.
- Inspects schools, day care centers, gyms, barbershops, detention cells, water buffalos and field training sites.
- Evaluates pest, rodent and insect complaints.
- Conducts comprehensive Mosquito surveillance program.
- Coordinates and instructs 40-hr field sanitation team (FST) training
- Provides oversight on hazardous waste and regulated medical waste programs.
- Conducts “by-request” inspection of significant environmental concerns of buildings, barracks and troop housing.
- Ensures wastewater outflow is monitored and conducted IAW federal, state, local laws and regulations.
- Provides recommendations to incidences on-post requiring biohazard clean-up
- Water Trailer Inspection - Water trailers should be sanitized and inspected on a semi-annual basis if in use. If not in regular use, they should be sanitized and inspected prior to use.