Transmittal Notice 17-08
The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to transmit a copy of the new Part 1, Chapter 16, "Prevention of Workplace Harassment," Indian Health Manual (IHM). The purpose of this chapter is to establish the Indian Health Service (IHS) policy to prevent workplace harassment. The IHS is taking all steps necessary to prevent harassment in the workplace and to correct any inappropriate conduct that occurs before it becomes severe or pervasive.
RADM Chris Buchanan, R.E.H.S., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS
Indian Health Service
Part 1, Chapter 16, "Prevention of Workplace Harassment," IHM.
Insert the attached copy of 1-16, "Prevention of Workplace Harassment," IHM, including the chapter Table of Contents, in its place after 1-15, IHM. Log and file this TN in sequential order.