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Safe + Sound Department of the Air Force supports workplace safety banner

The Department of the Air Force partners with OSHA in Safe + Sound Week each August. 

Safe + Sound is a nationwide event to raise awareness about workplace safety.

Safe + Sound Week is August 15-21, 2022.

KEEPING YOUR WORKPLACE SAFE + SOUND

Before and After photo challenge graphicBefore and After Photo Challenge

Challenge coworkers and other units to participate in the photo challenge, let's see who the top 3 will be

Rules:
1) No staging a hazard
2) No one should get hurt fixing the hazard
3) Must show a before and after picture (use your phone or other photo device)
4) Submit your challenge pictures and a short description of what the hazard was and what you did to fix it to: SEGT.AFSC@us.af.mil

Safe + Sound Coin

Top 3 Challenge Materials

Safety Videos

LEAD BY EXAMPLE

Model safe behaviors and talk about safety daily. Recommended actions include, but aren't limited to the following:

-Request a no-cost, confidential OSHA consultation that is separate from enforcement and will not result in penalties or citations.

-OSHA offers Safety and Health Program Courses to assist in building a better understanding of safety.

-Make safety part of daily conversations with workers.

-Walk the jobsite to identify hazards.

-Conduct a short safety meeting.

-Create a safety video.

-Establish goals and objectives for a safety and health program.

-Recognize workers who meet or exceed safety and health goals.

-Find or become a safety mentor.

-Display a flyer or poster about workplace safety.

SHARE WHAT YOU DID 

There are multiple ways you can participate in Safe + Sound week. The AFSEC Before and After Photo Challenge (rules listed above) or through OSHA's challenges .

The 3 in  30 ChallengeCheck on Safety,  All in on Safety, Lead with Safety and Eyes on Safety then submit your materials. 

The key is to participate and then share your actions on social media, in your newsletter, or post it in your workplace. 

Use the hashtags,

#SafeAndSoundAtWork

and

#DAFSafeAndSound 

on social media. 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

- Not quite sure how to start safety conversations in the workplace?

Better Safety Conversations

- Want some ideas for making safety more engaging or personal during your workplace gatherings?

Making Safety Personal

- Ever heard of a "safety walk-around"?

Safety Walkarounds

ADDITIONAL SAFETY POSTERS:

Get more ASAP posters here:  Airman Safety Action Program

Get more NSC posters here: NSC Posters

All Airmen and Guardians have access to free NSC memberships. Directions are on AFSEC's Occupational Safety SharePoint NSC membership page.

Management Leadership

Workers

Find and Fix Hazards

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Focus on a hazardous task and conduct a Job Hazard Analysis 

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Job Hazard Analysis Worksheet

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Safe + Sound Fall Prevention graphic