To enhance the war fighting capability and combat readiness of the Marine Corps through the leadership and management of a vibrant Marine Corps safety program containing integrated force preservation measures and a focus on mishap prevention through the direction and implementation of policies on safety, risk management, and occupational health programs.
To develop a Marine Corps culture where safety is an integral part of mission accomplishment and where aggressive force preservation and safety are not the exclusive domain of the safety office, headquarters, commander, executive officer, deputy, or Serageant Major but rather resides at all levels of the Corps with safety and force preservation as everyone's goal and responsibility.
Force Preservation Concepts
- Make the Marine Corps a world-class safety organization
- Provide resources and accountability
- Standardize safety training
- Improve technology systems & usage
- Expand culture to integrate safety in all aspects of the Marine Corps
Force preservation concepts enhance combat readiness and reduce hazards during all activities: Combat, non-combat, training, operations, and non-operational, off-duty and recreational.
Risk management skills
- All activities have risks
- All risks can be managed
- All mishaps can be averted
- All Marines are accountable
, mishap prevention activities
and understanding force preservation concepts
are all integral to a successful and vibrant safety program.