MilReg AR 385-10 Frequently Asked Questions

What is AR 385-10?
AR 385-10 is the Army regulation that establishes the Army Safety and Occupational Health Program.

What is the purpose of AR 385-10?
The purpose of AR 385-10 is to provide policies and procedures that promote the safety and occupational health of Army personnel and assets.

Who does AR 385-10 apply to?
AR 385-10 applies to all Army personnel, including active duty, Reserve, and National Guard members, as well as Department of the Army civilians and contractors.

What does AR 385-10 cover?
AR 385-10 covers a wide range of safety and occupational health topics, including accident prevention, hazard identification, safety training, and safety inspections.

Does AR 385-10 apply only to military installations?
No, AR 385-10 applies to all Army activities, both on and off military installations, including training exercises and deployments.

What is the role of commanders in implementing AR 385-10?
Commanders are responsible for implementing and enforcing the provisions of AR 385-10 within their units to create a culture of safety and promote the well-being of their personnel.

How does AR 385-10 address accident investigations?
AR 385-10 provides guidelines for conducting accident investigations to determine the causes and contributing factors of accidents and to develop measures to prevent similar occurrences in the future.

How often is safety training required under AR 385-10?
Safety training is required at least annually for all Army personnel, but additional training may be required based on specific mission requirements or hazards.

Can individuals contribute to the safety program outlined in AR 385-10?
Yes, AR 385-10 encourages all personnel to actively participate in the safety program by reporting hazards, near misses, and unsafe conditions, as well as by adhering to safety procedures and protocols.

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