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Not all OSHA regulations require written plans. When OSHA considers a safety or health hazard to be serious, it requires written documentation of the steps an employer takes to counteract or prevent the hazard. The question is which ones apply to your facility?

An Accident Waiting to Happen

Working around large factory equipment is inherently dangerous. Mix in losing situational awareness and you have an accident waiting to happen.

  • 1 February 2021
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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.

  • 24 January 2021
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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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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