Safety Stand-Down Nov. 16 8 a.m.-noon
|The Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Safety
Stand-Down at Fort McCoy is Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. – noon.
The Safety Stand-Down aims to focus on correcting safety deficiencies
and conducting safety training that will result in changes in behavior
to save lives, prevent accidents and injuries, and protect property.
All Fort McCoy garrison personnel are required to stop routine
operations and participate in the scheduled activities. All tenant
organizations are encouraged to let their personnel participate in the
scheduled activities as much as possible without impacting mission
Safety activities scheduled for Safety Stand-Down Day include completion
of the Army Readiness Assessment Program survey for garrison civilians
and Soldiers; required, as appropriate, online training courses
available at https://www.lms.army.mil;
mandatory facility inspections and a safety fair.
The safety fair will be held from 8 a.m. – noon at building 905. It
will provide safety and health-awareness information, including Fall and
Winter Safety Campaign information, blood-pressure testing, hunting
safety, fire extinguisher simulator demonstration, flu immunizations
and much more. The Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site
also will have vehicle mechanics available to conduct vehicle safety
checks in preparation for winter driving. This event is open to all Fort
McCoy garrison and tenant organizations.
The police department also will set up random traffic enforcement points
on main traffic routes to emphasize seat-belt usage, speed enforcement,
and traffic enforcement. This will be done on the day prior to the
Safety Stand-Down and the day of the Safety Stand-Down.
The Safety Stand-Down activities are coordinated by the Installation
Safety Office (ISO). For more information, call the ISO at 608-388-3403.
(Information provided by the Fort McCoy Installation Safety Office.)