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Training, Procedures, Resources, and Checklists are Key to Preparedness
The Purple Book by Cindy Chester, Naval Safety Center
OSHA adopts a new concept for standardized hazard classification and labeling system for chemicals.
Missing a Step Puts Marines in Harm's Way by Sgt. Justin F. Kenney and Cpl. Derrick A. Ybarra, HMLA-167
Something goes wrong when a crew assumes the task involving ammunition has been completed.
A Slice of Finger by Gunnery Sgt. Amber Allison
Steel strapping shows no mercy when workers don't wear properly regulated PPE.
Who's Laughing Now? by Gunnery Sgt. Amber Allison
Make no jokes about weapon handling. A Marine jeopardizes personnel and career.
Fleet Safety Program Training: Shifting the Paradigm special from the Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center
Global online classes pave the way to an effective, flexible and economical learning environment.
Moving Forward: Racing Whitney by CTTSN Robert A. Hartland, Navy Information Operations Command, Georgia
Georgia Sailor defies odds after being struck by a drunk driver. Now he's participating in a charity bike race.
Falling for Ultralight Backpacking by Evelyn Odango
Get in the autumn groove by making the right fitness and gear preparations.
IN THIS ISSUE
Spotlight on Excellence
NAVFAC Safety Star by Denise Emsley, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Hawaii
Mishap Investigation Course special from CMC Safety Division's "Team Rucker"
21st Century Sailor & Marine Initiative
21st Century Sailor & Marine by Lisa Johnson, Naval Safety Center
Choosing to Be Safe by Robert Pry, Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii
Are You Ready?
Readiness means having the right resources and mindset to get a job done — whether at home, work or play.
Unload. Lock. Secure
Be smart about personal firearms handling. Know the rules for keeping weapon and ammunition secure.
Best Practice: Off-Duty Playbook
Campaign for Readiness by Evelyn Odango, Naval Safety Center
Awareness equates to readiness for this Hawaii-based Marine unit and its subordinates.
Best Practice: Periodic and Random Checks
Simple Measures Go a Long Way by Lt. Nathan Ferree, HSL-49
Periodic and random checks remind the Scorpions that they are responsible for being safe riders and drivers.
Will You Make and Keep the Promise? by Sgt. Ian Insley, MALS-24
MALS-24 Warriors take a stand against drunk driving when a teammate decides to violate the law.
Winter Safety: Situational Awareness
Invisible Danger by Marilyn Richards, Edwards Air Force Base
While driving during the winter months, get the right information and preparation to avoid black ice.
Holiday Season Safety Tips
Enjoy the holidays, celebrate with family and friends, enjoy the winter season, but do it with care.