We have a lot of dangerous equipment, and we do a lot of dangerous things, so it is well and good that we have a Safety Officer, someone dedicated to making sure that as we work, we do it as safely as possible.
However, our Safety Officer smokes like a chimney. I'm guessing at least a pack a day.
And I think I'm the only one who finds it ironic that our safety officer is voluntarily doing something that he knows will kill him, when he's in charge of making sure the soldiers do everything they can, mission dependent, to keep from getting hurt or killed. Don't get me wrong, he's good at what he does. Just ironic. In a war zone, the ironies just seem to pile up.