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Team sports can be a great way for Soldiers to exercise and bond. However, when not done safely, they can also be a significant hazard that adversely impacts the effectiveness and readiness of an organization.
Road Hazard
I am currently deployed to Kuwait. While I don’t have much interaction with the locals, I do occasionally leave the safety of Camp Arifjan and venture into Kuwait City. When I do, I always find myself in a chaotic driving free-for-all.
  • 1 August 2015
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Operationalizing Risk Management
As a former battalion commander in the 82nd Airborne Division, I encountered dozens of hazards on a daily basis that I and many of the leaders in our organization took for granted. This is not to say we were a high-risk unit or had poor standards and discipline.
  • 1 July 2015
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Let the Good Times Roll
Everyone in the military has their own reasons for joining. I volunteered because I needed to support my growing family. I almost ended my life and military career at age 19, however, when I — like so many Soldiers before and after me — rolled a HMMWV.
  • 1 July 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
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Good Leaders
Over the years, leaders have set the example for others to follow and decided the punishment for those who didn’t. Leaders have made the standards of behavior known to those serving under them so there is no question about what is expected — how they will conduct operations, support and even their personal lives.
  • 1 June 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10065
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Enforcing the Standards
Supervisors have a responsibility to enforce safety standards. When employees understand the hazards, have the correct personal protective equipment that fits and are adequately trained how to use it, they are more likely to perform to the standard.
  • 1 May 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10240
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