Risk Management Magazine

Search for Articles

Trust Your Gut

The military profession has a great deal of built-in danger. We do not need to go out of our way to increase risk. I have witnessed too many events throughout my career that could have been avoided had leaders slowed down and applied risk management. This was one such event.

Training Range Safety

One of the biggest challenges military units face is the ability to train as they fight — firing all weapon types and engaging targets much like they do in combat.

  • 1 October 2019
  • Comments: 0
Proper Explosives Storage

The FOB was just across the street from Jalalabad, and nothing much happened there during my entire stay — except for that one day.

  • 18 August 2019
  • Comments: 0
Explosive Safety:  How the Army Ammunition Warrant  Officer Supports the Commander
The cardinal rule of explosive safety is to expose the minimum amount of personnel to the minimum amount of ammunition for the minimum amount of time required for mission accomplishment.
  • 13 May 2018
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1123
  • Comments: 0
Lack of Communication
Good radio communications were a key element of this operation; personnel were required to be under cover when disposal detonations were executed.
  • 18 February 2018
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1216
  • Comments: 0