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

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
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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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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
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