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In summation, the OSH Act and EO 12196 were designed to protect the most important asset in the workplace — the people. Employee protection is paramount regardless if the workplace is private sector, federal and military.

What Are Leading Indicators?

Leading indicators are proactive, preventive and predictive measures that provide information about the effective performance of your safety and health activities.

  • 25 July 2021
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Maximizing Safety

The job of an aviation safety officer is practically identical to that of James Bond — filled with intrigue, danger and martinis (shaken, not stirred). Well, maybe not intrigue or martinis, but definitely danger, as in protecting our service members from it. At times, the challenge can be quantifying the threat and then communicating its existence effectively.

  • 20 June 2021
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Written Construction Plans

Not all OSHA regulations require written plans. When OSHA considers a safety or health hazard to be serious, it requires written documentation of the steps an employer takes to counteract or prevent the hazard. The question is which ones apply to your facility?

  • 4 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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An Accident Waiting to Happen

Working around large factory equipment is inherently dangerous. Mix in losing situational awareness and you have an accident waiting to happen.

  • 1 February 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Making Safe Choices

I wonder how many people plan to have an accident or get hurt. Do we wake up in the morning and think, “I believe I will have a car accident on my way to work” or “I’m going to break my arm today when I fall down the stairs coming back from lunch?” The answer is none. No one ever plans to have an accident.

  • 24 January 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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