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On Thin Ice
If there is one thing that’s true about safety, it’s that there are no new ways to create accidents. The same scenarios keep happening again and again. Sharing personal stories of these mishaps (or near mishaps) allows us to see patterns and the decisions leading up to the event.
Young and Dumb
There I was, young and dumb, riding a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle with no helmet, goggles, gloves or any other personal protective equipment. There were about eight of us that day, and we were out of control.
  • 1 June 2014
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Truth and Consequences
For me, off-duty safety was just something I always had to hear about before being released for a long weekend. The message was always the same: Have a plan, wear your PPE, take a buddy and so on. Fortunately, I eventually got the message — but it nearly cost me my life.
  • 1 February 2014
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Know Your Limits
On a beautiful winter day, my brothers and I set out for a snowmobiling trip at Island Park, Idaho. Although all three of us were experienced and seasoned riders, it had been awhile since my older brother and I had ridden. 
  • 1 January 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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ATVs: not to be underestimated

Millions of all-terrain vehicles are in use in the United States, and their popularity grows each year.

  • 11 December 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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Over My Head
I’ve had many different jobs in my lifetime, but one seems to be ingrained a little deeper in my mind than the others. Maybe it’s because it was almost my last.
  • 1 October 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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