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To make sure it has them, Ravenswood and other New York stations collect “capacity payments” just for keeping their turbines on standby, as a kind of insurance policy for the days of highest demand.
Glover sent in two civil-disturbance units and kept a third on standby.
Look through the huge data bases of breached personal information and you’ll find the most popular options are simple phrases like “12345” and even the old standby, “password.”
A key part of the safety protocol is the commands team members issue, such as “standby,” when co-workers need to move away from equipment preparing to move, and “clear,” when they need to stand still, facing the moving equipment.
A TEMP WORKER DIED ON THE JOB AFTER FEDEX DIDN’T FIX A KNOWN HAZARD. THE FINE: $7,000.BY WENDI C. THOMAS, MLK50: JUSTICE THROUGH JOURNALISMDECEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Even new ways of doing testing are going to start to show up, but mostly that’ll be valuable for the next pandemic, where we will make the investments and have people on standby to do far, far better than we did this time.
There are firefighters on standby in case the burn jumps its boundary.
Him telling the ProudBoys to stand back and standby is what we have ALWAYS done.
THE PROUD BOYS, EXPLAINEDJANE COASTONOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
There are old standbys like Jimmy Butler and up-and-comers like Jaylen Brown.
When he had been with Ament little more than a year Sam had become office favorite and chief standby.
The wreck of the Clyde was once more our standby, providing a suitable length of chain and four shackles.

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