Tag: safety
  • Safety emphases leads into June's National Safety Month

    The course focused on four main components of safety hazards: electrical, falls, struck by, caught in-between. Instructors reviewed OSHA regulations, proper personal protection and lifesaving equipment and arc flash safety, among many other safety protocols.
  • Pittsburgh District partners with Pittsburgh Pirates to promote water safety

    The Pittsburgh District partnered with the Pittsburgh Pirates to host an evening dedicated to water safety.
  • USACE contractor prioritizes people with Kentucky Lock safety milestone

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2024) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in partnership with project contractor, Thalle Construction, surpassed one million man-hours without a lost time accident on the Kentucky Lock Addition project May 3, 2024.
  • USACE bans rock climbing at Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit

    LEWISTON, Idaho –The US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is banning all forms of rock climbing beyond the buck-and-rail fence on "River Run" trail in Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit, beginning June 1.
  • USACE to restrict alcohol use at Dam Site North Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beaver Lake Project Office will begin prohibiting alcohol at Dam Site North Park in Carroll County, beginning May 13, 2024.
  • The Sounds of Freedom

    Follow the white buses marked U.S. Air Force as they pick up new recruits from San Antonio International Airport and transport them to a tucked away location on Joint Base San Antonio. This hidden gem sits on almost four thousand acres of land designated for training the newest enlistees of the Air Force for the next eight and a half weeks. Over the course of their basic military training, you can hear groups of individuals become one voice as they chant the melodic sounds of freedom — “Everywhere I go-o, there’s an MTI* there, hut, two, three, four,” to signify unity and the wingman concept.
  • High water causes debris warning, closures at Saylorville Lake

    Following recent rainfall in the Des Moines River watershed and subsequent rising water levels at Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has implemented closures in specific areas for public safety. The closed areas include Cherry Glen Lower Boat Ramp, the lower parking lot at Lakeview High Water Boat Ramp, Oak Grove Beach Access, and NW Jester Park Drive. These closures will remain in effect until lake levels recede, and the areas can be cleaned and safely reopened.
  • Safety: The throughline of the Francis Scott Key Bridge response

    In the response for the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, safety is paramount to the success of the Unified Command's efforts.
  • Areas at Mill Creek Project closed due to construction

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Officials at Mill Creek and Bennington Lake have enacted targeted public safety closures due to the ongoing Russell Creek Canal rehabilitation project. The closures have affected the following areas, roads and trails:
  • Temporary full road closure of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduling a full road closure for Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam from 6:30 a.m. April 23 until 5 p.m. April 25, 2024, to deploy and remove equipment used to perform maintenance on the dam.