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Unexplored Hazards

Many chemicals that at one point were used frequently with little concern were later found to be toxic. Some even resulted in long-term effects on those who were exposed to them. But how do we identify chemicals that still haven’t been studied enough to prove to be the cause of disease, much less implement controls for them?

Eyes on Safety

March is recognized as Workplace Eye Wellness Month in an effort to educate workers on how to protect their vision while on the job. According to the American National Standards Institute, workplace eye injuries are a leading cause of eye trauma, vision loss and blindness.

  • 1 March 2022
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Workplace Fire Prevention: Good Housekeeping Practices

Good housekeeping practices are usually interpreted as common-sense measures to an effective fire prevention plan.

  • 1 October 2021
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The Occupational Safety and Health Act

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.

  • 1 August 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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