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  • Critical Days End

    The Air Force concluded its Critical Days of Summer campaign on Sept. 3, and the results reflect the need to be mindful that safety is integral to every choice we make and action we take. Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force chief of safety, addresses the need for personal and professional commitment to risk assessment and staying Safe 'n Sound - All
  • AFSEC now offers free online safety course materials

    Have you heard? The Air Force Safety Center (AFSEC) now offers free, online course materials. Computer-based training, study software for Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Safety Career Development Courses (CDCs) and materials for resident courses are found at the AFSEC Safety University website on the Air
  • How $19.99 saved my life

    What's your life worth? One-million dollars? Maybe a few hundred thousand? What if I told you something that cost me $19.99 saved my life?Two years ago, I paid $19.99 for a bicycle helmet and recently its value has surpassed its cost.I was doing what a lot of us at Osan Air Base do -- riding my bike. I went to work, to the gym and then rode home to
  • AFSEC's own is honored

    Michael E. Eckert, a ground safety professional at the Air Force Safety Center, received the F. Ward Reilly Leadership Award at the Civil Air Patrol National Conference in Denver, Colo. Aug. 15-17. Eckert received this award for his volunteer role as a major with the CAP.The F. Ward Reilly Leadership Award is presented in conjunction with the
  • Labor Day safety to conclude CDOS campaign

    As summer comes to a close, the Critical Days of Summer campaign is set to conclude with Labor Day safety.Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer, the beginning of football season and a celebration for workers and their families, Staff Sgt. Gary Lund, 502nd Air Base Wing ground safety technician, said.Common recreational activities during this
  • New chief of safety shares vision

    Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force chief of safety, knows the Air Force mission is risky business. Maintaining a healthy safety ethos - in garrisonand in combat - balances the risk required to fly, fight and win."Our mission is paramount," Neubauer said, "and safety is the muscle mass that connects fly, fight and win together. Air Force safety
  • Knock-it-off! Knock-it-off!

    "Knock-it-off! Knock-it-off!" How often have you heard that? Or more important, were you ever in a position when a "knock-it-off" call should have been made? Why didn't you make the call?Whether at a Commander's Call, Safety Day meeting, or maintenance back shop meeting, your commander might have asked, "Who in this room is a safety officer?" A few
  • Air Force Chief of Safety reminds Airmen to stay focused

    The Air Force Chief of Safety, Maj. Gen. Kurt F. Neubauer reminds everyone that we are halfway through the Critical Days of Summer campaign and to stay Safe 'n Sound - All Year Round.2013 CDS Mid-Campaign Message
  • Pull the plug

    With the temperatures still in the high to higher range, who's thinking about heat-producing appliances and the dangers of using them? Certainly not me! Surely you're not either. That's a mistake; many appliances can cause fires if not used properly: hair dryers, curling irons, clothing irons, phone and tablet chargers, and even back massagers, to
  • Air Force Ground Safety CoP migrates to SharePoint

    As of Aug. 1, the Air Force Ground Safety Community of Practice pages will no longer be available. These pages have been migrated and upgraded to SharePoint, which is already up and running. The address for this site is: https://cs3.eis.af.mil/sites/OO-SE-AF-18/default.aspx. All the information that users are accustomed to finding on the CoP is