Safety NCO Duty Descriptions

Safety NCO

The Safety NCO serves as the primary advisor to the command for all safety matters within the battalion. They are responsible for conducting monthly enlisted safety council meetings, tracking and updating hazards for all facilities and equipment assigned to the unit, and ensuring that all unit Soldiers receive comprehensive training on conducting safe aviation maintenance operations. Their role is crucial in promoting and maintaining the health and safety of all Soldiers during military operations.

Brigade Safety NCO

The Brigade Safety NCO oversees the safety program within the brigade. They provide education on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, risk management, and safety procedures to personnel. They monitor and evaluate the brigade’s mishap rate, identify hazards in work areas, recommend corrective actions, and facilitate the reporting of hazards. They enforce safety standards, conduct risk assessments for new projects and operations, and address OSHA violations. Their responsibilities encompass ensuring the safety of 1,100 Soldiers and $2M worth of equipment within the brigade.

Division Safety NCO

The Division Safety NCO is responsible for managing safety within the command’s largest division. They advise the Commander on the development and implementation of weapons and ground mishap prevention programs. They oversee mishap investigations, conduct inspections and assessments, and provide safety education and training at the battalion level. They consolidate mishap data, identify trends, and recommend corrective actions to enhance safety. Their role extends to performing risk analysis for three coalition organizations within the division.

Operations Safety NCO

As the Company Safety NCO, this individual encourages the active participation of all members in the safety program. They educate the troops on safety programs and available resources. During fire missions, they ensure the safety of troops and the clearance of the impact area as the observer. They evaluate loading operations during tactical nuclear exercises to certify safe operations. They conduct spot inspections, mitigate risks for 130 Soldiers and 15 aircraft, and prepare evaluations, after-action reports, and recommendations. In the event of mishaps, they investigate failures and recommend corrective measures to prevent future incidents.

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