DLA News Archive

Tag: Safety DS

Dec. 6, 2023

DSD North East makes generational leap

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services North East region has achieved significant progress throughout the year. “As an entire region, we made a generational leap into a new level of auditability and accountability with our transition to the new Warehouse Management System,” said Beth Ford, director of Defense logistics Agency Disposition Services North East region.

May 18, 2023

Ohio RTCH reuse saves over $1 million

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services team in Columbus, Ohio, knew they could put a Rough Terrain Container Handler to good use, but with a price tag of over $1 million for a new one, it was just out of reach.

Feb. 10, 2023

HDIFC encourages healthy living at Winter Wellness Fair

Battle Creek Morale Welfare and Recreation and Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s Voluntary Protection Program Wellness Committee partnered to host the Winter Wellness Health Fair Feb. 8 in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Jan. 13, 2023

HDIFC receives VPP Star recertification

Recently, the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan, received the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Program Star recertification, a title that the building has held since 2013.

Dec. 13, 2022

North East reflects on the pandemic and maps the way for the future

North East leadership has guided the team through the pandemic and are now making improvements throughout the region.

Nov. 15, 2022

Mid America: Year in review

“Mid-America had an outstanding year,” DLA Disposition Services Mid-America Deputy Director Marc Wilson said. “It’s what I would consider a raving success.”

Oct. 26, 2022

Disposition Services leaders meet for second day of Strategic Leadership Summit

Leaders from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services met for the second day of the Strategic Leadership Summit Oct. 25 in Battle Creek, Michigan, where the day’s focus was safety lessons learned and a way forward, the importance of communication in the workplace, and suicide prevention training.

Oct. 13, 2022

Equipment pre-check lowers accident risk

A Richmond-based equipment specialist recently demonstrated the value of the organization’s new job role.

Sept. 7, 2022

DLA Disposition Services welcomes OSHA inspectors for VPP recertification

Voluntary Protection Program is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program that recognizes employees and managers who have adopted effective safety and health management systems maintaining injury rates below the national average. Since 2013, DLA Disposition Services has been certified in the Star Program category. Other program categories include Merit and Demonstration.

April 27, 2022

Properly preparing Disposition Services for responding to an emergency

Throughout DLA, emergency managers work to ensure proper procedures are in place to mitigate the negative effects of events such as natural disasters and other emergency situations.