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Never Rush a Job

Recently, I accepted a position as the post safety specialist. Just before starting, however, I made one of the most common on-the-job mistakes — rushing to complete a task.

Never Sacrifice Training
If there is one thing I have learned from this incident, it is accidents like this one can be prevented by leaders who take the time to properly train Soldiers on how to safely operate Army vehicles.
  • 7 May 2017
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Driver training: a top leader priority

As the world’s premier land force, our Army relies on the safe conduct of vehicle operations to accomplish missions of every magnitude. From combat operations to routine motor pool functions in garrison, drivers and vehicle crews provide critical support to the force. Accidents in Army Motor Vehicles and Army Combat Vehicles, however, have historically been a leading cause of on-duty Soldier deaths.

  • 8 December 2016
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Maintenance Mayhem - Breaking the Cycle

Ever heard the saying, “Be sure to use the right tool for the right job?” That’s sound advice in the Army as most military occupational specialties rely heavily on equipment maintainers and their tools.


  • 6 December 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
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Road Rules
Operating a military vehicle in snowy or icy conditions can be a challenge for any driver, especially if they’re not trained in winter driving techniques. Fortunately, a little preparation will go a long way toward helping you, as well as others on the road, avoid being a winter driving statistic.
  • 6 November 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 995
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