Army Safety Awards Program

Thursday, October 6, 2016

What is it?

The Army Safety Awards Program is designed to promote and motivate success in accident prevention through risk management by recognizing individual and unit accomplishments in safety. It features positive measurements of current Army goals, improved plaques and certificates, and streamlined submission procedures. The program allows organizations to develop additional awards tailored to meet their unique accident prevention and safety recognition goals.

Current awards include the Army Headquarters Safety Award; Army Exceptional Organization Safety Award; Army Individual Award of Excellence in Safety; Army Industrial Operations Safety Award; Army Excellence in Explosives Safety Award; Army Safety Guardian Award; Army Aviation Broken Wing Award; Army Risk Management Safety Award; Army Accident Prevention Award of Accomplishment; Army Aircrew Member Safety Award; Unit Impact Award; and Army Safety Excellence Streamer.

What has the Army done?

The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center works to ensure the Army Safety Awards Program remains strong and effective by making awards available while supporting and emphasizing competition as a vital component of the overall selection and recognition process.

What continued efforts are planned for the future?

The USACRC will continue providing oversight of the program, ensuring efforts put forth by individuals and organizations to mitigate, reduce and eliminate accidents are recognized and rewarded. The USACRC will also update award eligibility criteria as needed to ensure recognition is conducted in a timely manner.

Why is this important to the Army?

Regardless of grade or rank, DA civilian or service member, safety and loss prevention are everyone’s business. Recognition breeds competition, and each commander wants his or her organization to be the best. Preventing accidents and protecting resources through implementation of effective safety programs sets the stage for optimal success. Individuals and organizations succeeding in these goals should be recognized and rewarded for keeping their formations safe.

Resources:

Related documents:

Search for the documents listed below under “Publication Text Search” at the Army Publishing Directorate.

  • Army Regulation 385-10, The Army Safety Program
  • Department of the Army Pamphlet 385-10, Army Safety Program

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