Health Hazard Assessment Program in Support of the Army Acquisition Process
This major revision, dated 27 July 2007–
o Removes Department of Defense Manual 5000.2-M as controlling guidance for the Health Hazard Assessment Program (para 1-1a).
o Revises the list of components that, when integrated, comprise the Health Hazard Assessment Program effort (para 1-1c).
o Redefines policies for the Health Hazard Assessment Program (para 1-6).
o Redefines who will coordinate with The Surgeon General in matters regarding the medical aspects of the Army acquisition process (paras 2-1 through 2-7).
o Updates the responsibilities given to Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, and Assistant Secretary of the Army, Army Acquisition Executive (para 2-1); Assistant Secretary of the Army, Installations and Environment (para 2-2); Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (para 2-4); Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 (para 2-5); Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (para 2-6); The Surgeon General (para 2-7); Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command (para 2-8); Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and other combat developers and trainers (para 2-9); Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command (para 2-10); Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (para 2-11); Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (para 2-13); program executive officers (para 2-15); and program, project, and product managers (para 2-16).
o Adds responsibilities for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army, Operations Research (para 2-3); Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School (para 2-12); and Commanding General, U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (para 2-14).
o Designates the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine as the lead agency for implementing the Army Medical Department responsibilities for the Army’s Health Hazard Assessment Program (para 2-14).
o Parallels the systems acquisitions policy and procedures in Department of Defense Instruction 5000.2 (chap 3).
o Identifies Army Medical Department support to combat developers and materiel developers through the integrated capabilities development team/integrated product team process (chap 3).
o Outlines the integration of key health hazard assessment activities into the phases of the Defense Acquisition Management Framework (chap 3) and defines the following acquisition phases: concept refinement (para 3-3), technology development (para 3-4), system development and demonstration (para 3-5), production and deployment (para 3-6), and operations and support (para 3-7).
o Includes the Soldier occupational hazard assessment as part of the operations and support phase (para 3-7).
o Describes the mission, vision, objectives, and participants of the health hazard assessment integrated product team (chap 4).
o Establishes an Army Medical Department integrated product team to continually improve the Health Hazard Assessment Program (chap 4).
o Updates guidance concerning risk assessment to include the risk assessment matrix and risk assessment codes (app B).
o Updates information concerning health hazard categories addressed by the Health Hazard Assessment Program (app C).
o Outlines management control provisions and identifies key management controls that must be evaluated (app D).
o Supplements basic Army policies and responsibilities outlined in Army Regulation 40-5 and Army Regulation 70-1 throughout this publication.
o Replaces the former name U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency with the current name U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine throughout this publication.
o Replaces the term Materiel Acquisition Decision Process with Army acquisition process throughout this publication.
o Continues the reporting requirement for health hazard assessments but eliminates the description of detailed procedures for preparing and distributing the Health Hazard Assessment Report throughout this publication.