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Program Delegation #22


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
     Indian Health Service
 Rockville MD 20852

Program #22

July 9, 2013

TO: Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering

FROM: Acting Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority, Program #22, "Executive Order 12196, as amended, and 29 C.F.R. 1960 et seq., as amended, regarding the Agency's occupational safety and health program"

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authorities delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), in the May 17, 2012 Memorandum from the Assistant Secretary for Administration "Delegation of Authority under Executive Order 12196, as amended, and 29 C.F.R. 1960 et seq., as amended, regarding the Agency's occupational safety and health program."  I hereby designate the position of Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering as the IHS Designated Agency Safety and Health Official (DASHO).  The DASHO is responsible for but not limited to; ensuring all "serious" facility, safety and/or environmental incidents are reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in accordance with guidelines and points of contact on the HHS website.

The authorities delegated shall be exercised in accordance with Executive Order 12196, as amended and 29 C.F.R. 1960 et seq., as amended.

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

This authority may not be redelegated.

SUPERSESSION

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon date of signature.

/Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H./
Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H.


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