Occupational Safety and Health Adminsitration (OSHA) Alert “Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus”

OSHA’s “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

A model safety office which incorporates continuous process improvement and leverages all available resources, the Garrison Safety Office on Fort George G. Meade manages the 18 garrison and 11 installation Army Safety Programs. Staff in the office regularly receive information on and work to identify hazards and recommend courses of action that assure mission accomplishment and maintain readiness.

Protecting the Fort Meade community by integrating consolidated risk management into all aspects of our missions, leader development and everyday activities, the office works to ensure Fort Meade is a safe place for people to work and live, and partners with installation tenant commands to magnify, streamline and consolidate safety support.

Occupational Safety and Health Program (Workplace Safety - AR 385-10, Chapter 16)

This program prescribes policy and responsibility for implementation of the OSHA program mandated by Federal or state regulations and to reduce risk of accidental losses, injuries and occupational illness to the military and Army civilian workforce as required by EO 12196, 29 CFR 1960 and DODI 6055.1 The OSHA programs will be implemented in all Army operations CONUS and OCONUS with the exception of military unique operations as defined within regulations. Procedures for occupational or workplace safety are in DA PAM 385-10.

Reporting: To report a safety hazard call 301-677-2396 or email usarmy.meade.imcom.list.iso-org-users@mail.mil. Department of the Army form 4755 (Employee Report of Alleged Unsafe or Unhealthful Working Conditions) is provided for the assistance of any complaint and is not intended to constitute the exclusive means by which a complaint may be registered with the local Safety Office. (Reference OSHA Safety Poster on rights of employees and their representatives.

Safety and Occupational Health Advisory Committee (SOHAC) meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of January and July at Pershing Hall.

Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Program