Installation Safety Office

8501 Simonds St.
Fort Meade, MD 20755-5005

Fax: 301-677-6147

Vision: A model safety office which incorporates recent technology Lean Six Sigma continuous process improvement or Kaizen and leverages all available resources. Kaizen is Japanese for "improvement" or "change for the better" and refers to philosophy or practices that focus on continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing, engineering and business management.

Mission statement (excerpt): Manage the 18 applicable Army Safety Programs. Receive information on and/or identify hazards and recommend courses of action that assure mission accomplishment and maintain readiness. Protect the Fort Meade community by integrating consolidated risk management into all aspects of our missions, leader development and everyday activities to ensure Fort Meade is a safe place for people to work and live. Partner with Army, Joint and Interagency tenants to magnify, streamline and consolidate safety support.

Goal: To contribute to a safe and secure environment (Goal 3 of Fort Meade's Strategic Action Plan)

Strategic Planning Program: Fort Meade Installation Safety Strategic Action Plan 2012-2013 (Adobe Reader required)

DoD Safety and Occupational Health Protection Program - DD Form 2272

Safety and Occupational Health Advisory Committee (SOHAC) meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the first month of each quarter. Location to TBD, join our e-mail list for the latest updates.

IMCOM Fall/Winter safety brochure

IMCOM Spring/Summer safety brochure

Autumn (Sept. 4 - Dec. 1) Winter Safety (Dec. 2 - Feb. 28)
Topics include sports/recreation, pedestrian, PMV-4, home safety and more. 2013 available now! Winter conditions have arrived. Look for winter safety topics including home safety, winter driving, cold weather injury prevention and more. 2013-2014 available now!
Spring Safety (Mar. 1 - May 23) Summer Safety (May 24 - Sept. 3)

Spring is in the air and it's time to safely spend some of that pent-up energy. Topics include alcohol safety, driving safety and more. 2014 available now!
Summer Safety topics will include heat injury prevention, water and outdoor recreation safety and more.

Every two years, the Army releases a new safety campaign intended to promote individual responsibility and engagement on all fronts — among Leaders, Soldiers, Civilians, Families and peers — to help prevent fatalities and injuries throughout the year.

The new two-year safety campaign is entitled Ready … or Not? It is designed to heighten awareness of risk factors by causing individuals and Leaders to ask themselves one simple question, “Are you and/or your organization ready for what is about to happen?”

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