safety post

safety post

[′sāf·tē ‚pōst]
(mining engineering)
A timber placed near the face of workings to protect the workers. Also known as safety prop.
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McGovern's spokesman says it was not for the $87,000-a-year safety post or any other specific position.
A spokesman for the event said: "The accident occurred just in front of a safety post.
In response, the hospital turned over certain items to them, but withheld several documents, which it identified as follows: Occurrence Report; Director of Patient Safety Post Incident Analysis; Department of Risk Management Request for Quality Assurance Review; mother/Baby Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Review; Department of OB/GYN Quality Assurance Response; and Utilization Review Committee, Quality Assessment and Improvement Subcommittee of the Department of OB/GYN.
The car swerved, went out of control, crashing into a concrete safety post anchor on the A55 southbound carriageway of the Chester Southerly, between Dobshill and the Hawarden turnoff.
Department of Agriculture--the top food safety post in the nation.
Here's the complete sequence of events ending up with the mid-pull arrest: After the shot, the gun first moves backward into recoil and then forward into counter-recoil; the finger releases the trigger; the pendulum rotates backward, swinging underneath the safety post; the mid-pull is now taking place; the pendulum, moved by the mid-pull upward, meets the bottom of the safety post and stops, preventing further movement of the trigger and sear.
However, the chief fire officer Frank Sheehan defended the decision and said an additional health and safety post was the most cost-effective way of fulfilling Government requirements.
Flying Blind: How Political Correctness Continues To Compromise Airline Safety Post by radio talk show host Michael Smerconish focuses specifically upon our airports and airlines and how anti-profiling tactics (first developed during the Clinton Administration and perpetuated under the Bush Administration) put 590 million airline passengers at risk every year for the past three years and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Dave once ran his own watch for Lothian and Borders Fire Service but was moved to a community safety post to allow him the flexibility to care for Elaine.
Commander John Binns, Vulcan's senior Naval Officer, who will leave this year to take up a safety post at Devonport, near Plymouth, said that the upgrading and refurbishing of the reactor and its ancillary facilities would exceed modern safety standards.