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ESOHCAMP inspection begins Monday

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss -- Columbus AFB will perform an internal the Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program (ESOHCAMP) inspection Monday through Friday. 

A cross-functional team comprised of representatives from organizations such as the medical group, legal office, DynCorp, mission support group and wing safety office will assess the following areas: air, water quality and wastewater, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, natural and cultural resources, pesticides, POL, solid waste,
toxics, occupational health, storage tanks, other environmental issues and safety management.

A plan to reduce compliance deficiencies will be developed based on issues identified during the assessment. 

The Air Force designed ESOHCAMP to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental standards. 

The primary objectives are to improve Air Force environmental, safety, and occupational health (ESOH) compliance and management worldwide; and build supporting financial programs and budgets for ESOH compliance requirements. 

Headquarters Air Education and Training Command conducts an external assessment at each command installation every three years, while each base conducts an internal assessment during the two "off " years. 

For information about the upcoming ESOHCAMP, call Bo Shelton at Ext. 7146 or Kendra Gomez at Ext. 7315.