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  • August

    Corps of Engineers participating in virtual National Safety Stand-Down 2020

    Originally scheduled for May 4-8, the event is rescheduled for Sept. 14 -18. USACE is expanding on OSHA’s efforts to include fall prevention in the workplace to encompass all elements of the USACE mission.
  • June

    Safety Around Venomous Snakes Of Texas

    According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife there are 15 dangerous species or subspecies of snakes in Texas. Here are some of the more common venomous snakes and how to stay safe in your home and in nature.
  • May

    Burress named Nashville District Employee of the Month for April 2020

    Burress is being recognized for his outstanding performance supporting the Nashville District during the COVID-19 pandemic. His efforts to keep staff informed and safe have been instrumental in ensuring operations continued in as safe a manner as possible.
  • Dam safety remains top priority admist COVID-19 challenges

    Despite the challenges of social distancing due to COVID-19, dam safety remains a risk management practice for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District. Recently a dam safety inspection team conducted its periodic inspection of the Salt Creek Dam Site 2, Olive Creek Dam south of Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Memphis Builders: Behind the Mask III

    This next builder of the care facility really stood out to me – and it wasn’t the side by side braids either. It was her presence. Have you ever just met someone who gives off a certain type of aura or energy that makes you feel a little more calm or at ease? This person had it. Here from St. Joseph, Missouri, her name is Jonna Henry, and she works for a subcontractor in Safety. I guess her occupation explains that aura I felt earlier.
  • February

    Huntsville Center commander sees progress at Redstone remediation site

    The commander of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, obtained a firsthand look Jan. 16 at the progress of chemical warfare materiel remediation on a portion of Redstone Arsenal.
  • October

    Huntsville Center’s new Position Hazard Analysis already revealing useful safety data

    As part of the Huntsville Center Safety and Occupational Health Office’s recently developed SharePoint collaborative site, the interactive Position Hazard Analysis system is already revealing valuable safety data.
  • May

    Lucky 13 tour new Diamond Elementary School site

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks garnished the construction site of the new Diamond Elementary School where 13 wide-eyed students discovered diamonds aren’t forever but they can be your best friend.
  • February

    Country Music duo LoCash promotes water safety with ‘I Love This Life Jacket’

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 26, 2016) – Country Music Recording Group “LoCash” participated in a water safety public service announcement urging fans to be safe when recreating on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waterways with the “I Love This Life Jacket” message, a spinoff from the title of their smash hit “I Love This Life.”
  • January

    Safety award – Col. Mike Farrell ‘Gets It’

    In recognition of his emphasis on workplace safety, Col. Mike Farrell, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named among the CEOs who ‘Get It’ by the National Safety Council.
  • August

    Water and boating safety

    Water safety tips from the Corps of Engineers.
  • May

    Work paused for safety stand-down, highlighting fall prevention

    Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry so each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration asks employers in the construction industry to participate in the voluntary National Fall Prevention Stand-Down. This year’s National Safety Stand-Down, which raises awareness of preventing fall hazards, is May 4-15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District asked contractors on each project to set aside some time to pause their work and conduct a focused safety talk on ladder safety, scaffold safety or other fall protection topics.
  • July

    Play it safe on the lake this holiday weekend

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Independence Day is right around the corner, and with it comes one of the busiest times of the year for recreation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. With thousands of people expected to visit the lakes this weekend, the Corps reminds the public to play it safe on the water.
  • June

    US, Indonesia exchange knowledge on structural engineering considerations to promote safety

    SENTUL, Indonesia- The sun beats down relentlessly on another habitual afternoon, as those that cannot escape the heat wipe the sweat from their brow with a heavy and tired hand. Despite the warmth, the scene is tranquil and undisturbed. However, this static calm is thrust into a dynamic upheaval of chaos from the collision of tectonic plates.
  • May

    Safety a top priority in Hurricane Sandy response

    What happens behind the scenes is often as important as what happens on the big screen. The safety operations integrated into the Hurricane Sandy response and recovery actions are an example.
  • December

    Building Strong means building safe

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Throughout the Afghanistan Engineer District-South area of operations, where dozens of Afghan National Security Forces installations are under construction, safety and occupational health specialists visit job sites daily to make sure laborers are protected from unnecessary risks.
  • August

    Water Safety message hits the road

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with National Carriers Truck Lines, Inc., took their water safety message on the road.