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  • Safety office protects the Wright-Patt workforce

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Protecting almost 30,000 base personnel from injury and harm, the 88th Air Base Wing Safety office has an exceptional safety program, and it does not go unrecognized.“We are protecting people and preserving resources from loss due to accidents through risk management,” said 88th Air Base Wing Safety director
  • Air Force announces 2019 Safety Awards

    Air Force Chief of Safety Maj. Gen. John T. Rauch Jr. recently announced the recipients of the Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of Staff Safety Awards, and the Chief of Safety Awards for 2019.“The Air Force is steadfast in its efforts to maintain safe operations across the service, nevertheless the accomplishments of these Airmen and units
  • Awesomeness starts here

    The 39th Air Base Wing Safety office received Air Force-level recognition for its achievements over the past year in keeping operations safe here.
  • Taking a STEP toward travel safety

    Personnel stationed at the World’s Best Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and throughout the rest of Europe, are top contenders for the title of most well-traveled. With this title, however, comes a very important topic – travel safety.
  • Robotic mower idea may reduce bird hazards near flightlines

    Airports around the world spend significant time and effort to reduce the risks presented by bird strikes, and two members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron recently returned from an Air Force contest in San Antonio with $300K for an idea to reduce those risks.
  • AFRC announces top three safety emphasis items for 2020

    The Air Force Reserve Command Safety Office here has identified its top three safety emphasis items for 2020. While safety officials encourage all members of the Air Force Reserve team to always emphasize safety, they are focusing on off-duty private motor vehicle accidents, the use of personal protective equipment and ladder safety in
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Spring Break

    As weather changes and the winter season fades, spring break is just around the corner. Springtime can be a break from schooling or studies and traveling to vacation destinations in search of more temperate weather as opposed to ice and snow still lingering in many parts of the United States. Tyndall Air Force Base, Panama City, Florida, and the surrounding communities in Bay County are considered one of the nation’s most popular vacation spots from mid-February to mid-April.
  • Wright-Patt employee says diversity is key for a successful workplace

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Serving the Air Force both in uniform and as a civilian, Kelley Hill understands the value of diversity in the workplace and how it develops a strong team.   The Occupational Safety Manager at the 88th Air Base Wing Safety office, Hill and his team’s priorities are to minimize the loss of resources, protect
  • AFRL creates safer-than-steel synthetic winch cable for cargo aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fleet currently uses winch cables made of steel to pull pallets, vehicles and other items onto the aircraft from the ground via the aft ramp.The current steel cable experiences dangerous snapback upon breakage, which can injure personnel and damage aircraft. The synthetic
  • Time Change is a Great Time to Test Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

    Working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms save lives by quickly giving you and your loved ones an early warning signal that something is wrong. Fire spreads fast and carbon monoxide is a silent killer. Working alarms are the most critical component of your escape plan.