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It’s easy to take for granted the things in our lives we depend on every day and yet give very little thought.

Taking fire safety to work

At an early age, we’re taught and practice different survival techniques in the event of a fire at home or school. But do you know what to do if there’s a fire at your workplace?

  • 24 August 2015
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Safety Starts with You

My position takes me to command outposts and forward operating bases all over Regional Command-East. I see some interesting things and I’m constantly surprised at the ingenuity of how personnel set up their living quarters.

  • 1 February 2015
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Whether at Home or the Hangar
Although many years have passed, I distinctly recall the practical exercise on changing a tire as a young private just starting my military career. The reason why this memory stands out is due to a run-in with a particularly loud and brash drill instructor that happened to see me working without eye protection. The ensuing 15-minute PT session ensured I learned one thing — personal protective equipment is important. 
  • 1 July 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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The Hard Way
Working around large factory equipment is inherently dangerous. Mix in losing situational awareness and you have an accident waiting to happen. Here’s my story about learning a lesson the hard way.
  • 1 April 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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Sticker Shock
Most of us have probably perused a local flea market or street-side vendor, looking for a great deal. When searching for these values, however, one must remember to weigh the proposed savings against the potential risk. I found this out first hand. 
  • 1 March 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 13428
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