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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.

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.

  • 17 January 2021
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Hazard Prevention and Control

Effective controls of workplace hazards protect workers; help avoid injuries, illnesses and incidents; minimize or eliminate safety and health risks; and help leaders provide safe and healthful working conditions.

  • 13 December 2020
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Safety and Counseling

The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center’s Army Readiness Assessment Program (ARAP) Division recently disseminated a survey to gain information on the frequency of counseling for Soldiers by leaders on topics related to on- and off-duty safety.

  • 18 November 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Careful Climbing

Falls are a leading cause of accidents in the workplace, and ladders are involved in a high percentage of these incidents. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that each year nearly 300 people die from ladder-related injuries.

  • 15 November 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 504
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Helping Hands

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are required to select, provide and enforce employee use of appropriate hand protection when employees’ hands are exposed to hazards.

  • 25 October 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 622
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