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Synonyms for stand-down

a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness


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(military) a temporary stop of offensive military action

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Customers have been advised of the safety stand-down and service levels should not be affected.
We drew up a plan for the military stand-down three days prior and three days after the date of release to avoid an encounter between the NPA custodial force and government soldiers,' Moreno said.
While we regularly work with employers, industry groups and organizations on preventing falls and saving lives, the National Safety Stand-Down encourages all employers--from small businesses to large companies operating at many job sites--to be part of our effort to ensure every worker makes it to the end of their shift safely.
The safety department staff concluded that the stand-down would have to be broadcast over SITE-TV, because mustering everyone in the hangar is impractical while the ship is underway.
LANL did not establish separate stand-down activity codes to track the actual time spent on stand-down activities, such as safety reviews and training.
The training was part of the battalion's Safety Stand-down Day March 18.
Every safety stand-down must be kicked off by the commanding officer, who sets the safety attitude.
During the OSHA Stand-Down, 3M will support customers throughout the United States with demonstrations and trainings at participating construction sites that will emphasize the importance of fall protection for workers and protecting the workers around them with fall protection for tools.
The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction* will be observed May 2-6, 2016, and is hosted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and stakeholders, including CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
In a report, the group-composed of Representatives Martin Romualdez of Leyte, Lito Atienza of Buhay party-list and Jonathan dela Cruz of Abakada party-list-alleged that the President's failure to order artillery support for the beleaguered policemen was tantamount to a stand-down order.
A battle-group safety stand-down also was held on SITE-TV.
To veterans, organizers say, the term stand-down means giving combat- weary front-line troops a safe and secure place to rest, relax and recuperate.
Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to deliver to employers and workers alike during its third annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls from May 2-6, 2016.
Romualdez said because Aquino did not issue any order to help the beleaguered elite police officers when they were being pinned down by Moro rebels in the cornfields of Mamasapano, Maguindanao, Aquino effectively handed a stand-down order.
Lend Lease, one of the world s largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, is proud to be an active participant in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA s) National Safety Stand-Down.