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  • This Fourth of July, be cautious around fireworks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this July Fourth weekend,

  • Airbags can save your life

    In fiscal year 2021, The Department of the Air Force lost 18 motorcyclists. Inexperience, alcohol and speed were a few of the root causes of those deaths. Additionally, motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes, being about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle

  • Altitude chamber takes your breath away

    Enlisted aviator students in the 37th Training Wing will now experience physiological responses to flying, right from the comfort of their training base.

  • Summer safety tips offered

    The 66th Air Base Group Safety Office encourages the community here to practice risk management while participating in activities this summer. Managing risk is a philosophy that applies on and off duty. When a hazard has been identified, personnel should consider the likelihood of a mishap occurring

  • Safety concerns arise as electric scooters and bikes become popular on Hill

    People on Hill AFB took 938 trips and rode nearly 1,000 miles in May on Lime electric scooters and electric bikes, which have become popular, but are often ridden without personal protection equipment. Members of the 75th ABW Safety office have become increasingly concerned as people are seen

  • Seymour safety this summer

    With the school year over and summer break officially beginning, many families will be spending time together and leaving for vacation.

  • CTAF provides life-saving protection

    As pilots and aircrew fly over bodies of water, it is imperative to have equipment that will provide safety and security in a moment’s notice. With the goal of replacing older models of life-preserving units (LPUs), the 347th Operations Support Squadron began preparing new combat tactical aid

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