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COVER SPOTLIGHT ON DIVE SAFETY
Managing Risks Underwater and Under Pressure by MC2 (SW/AW) Dominique Canales, Naval Special Warfare Command
Navy SEALs test their skills and limitations with closed-circuit UBA MK 25.
Casualty Drills in Korea: Cooperation and Safety Abroad by CEC (SCW/MDV) Terence Juergens
10-day exercise prepares Seabee divers for worst-case scenarios and mission readiness.
New Hose Improves Fire-Fighting Response Time by Brian McNeal, Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Norfolk Naval Shipyard and USS Newport News (SSN 750) project team develops non-collapsible fire hose.
Time to Get Familiar by EMCM (SW/AW) Jim Burke and EMCM (SW) Matt Kerridge, Naval Safety Center
The Navy's shipboard "electrical safety bible" is new and up-to-date.
Mishap & Hazard Reporting System Goes to Sea by Edward Hobbs, Naval Safety Center
The new mishap module is now online for shipboard users to help with submitting afloat mishap reports.
You've Gotta See This by LCDR Dave Williams
Shipboard safety officers never know what they're going to see from one day to the next.
The Silent Killer by DCC (SW/AW) John Ralston, USN (Ret.)
Know the indicators of toxic gas presence and avoid long-term health risks or death.
IN THIS ISSUE
Traits of a Better, Stronger Warfighter by RADM Brian Prindle
Blue Ridge Gets Top 3M Score on Waterfront by MCSN Samuel Weldin, Navy News Service
Spotlight on Excellence
2012 Department of the Navy Safety Excellence Award
Managing Hearing Loss: The Military Paradox by LTCOL Mark Packer, M.D., DoD Hearing Center of Excellence
Sea Compass Turns One
No Need for That Midnight Oil by LTJG Aaron Getty, USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51)
Lessons for a Long Cruise by Sam Fellman, Staff Writer, Navy Times
Ask the Experts
Does Your GFE Program Pass the Sniff Test? by LT Kevin Gitner, Naval Safety Center
Breathe Easy by HMC (SW/AW/FMF) Randahl S. Benson, Naval Safety Center
What's That You Say? by GMC (SW) Ramiro Salas, Naval Safety Center
Back-to-Basic Planned Maintenance System
Tracking Your Refrigerant by MMC (SW/AW) Esters Wright
Did You Know? by GSCS (SW) Esworth Carty
Recall of Defective Life Preservers by LT Edward Alexander
Ready, Aim ... Ouch! by LT Richard Ray, Naval Safety Center
VAQ-139 Riders Get Back to Basics by AO1 (SW/AW) Marlon Blackmon, VAQ-139 Safety Officer
A Novel Way to Align Your Safety Compass by CDR Daniel Dolan, U.S. Naval War College