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  • Safety professionals recognized at 2019 NSC Congress & Expo

    Three Air Force safety professionals were recognized for outstanding achievements in the safety profession at the National Safety Council’s 2019 NSC Congress & Expo held Sept. 6-11 in San Diego, California.
  • 19th OMRS bio team protects Airmen from work hazards

    Veterinarians x-ray animals to diagnose their illnesses. Maintainers clean aircraft with a variety of chemicals. Firefighters rescue families from fire and smoke. Those careers and tasks require consideration of the effect on workers’ health after a long period of exposure. The 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Bioenvironmental Flight tests those work hazards and many others like them to identify issues and put protective controls in place for workers.
  • Acting Chief of Occupational Safety Wins Distinguished Service to Safety Award

    The National Safety Council awarded its top honor to Michael Ballard, Air Force Safety Center’s acting chief of occupational safety, Sept. 9 during the 2019 NSC Congress & Expo.
  • PROACTIVE SAFETY PROGRAMS: AFSOC’s Latest Safety and Readiness Tools

    (This article was originally posted in the 2019 Spring/Summer edition of Focus, AFSOC's Commando Safety Journal.)MFOQA what? ASAP – as soon as possible? LOSA – no idea…Well, these are the acronyms for the DoD andHAF-directed proactive safety programs:• MFOQA: Military Flight Operations Quality Assurance• ASAP: Airman Safety Action Program• LOSA:
  • Disturbing distractions

    Texting, right? Texting is certainly considered one of the main causes of distracted driving, however, there are numerous other examples that we fail to take into consideration. Distracted driving is something that we are continuously reminded of, yet many fail to understand how dangerous it is and exactly what constitutes distracted driving.
  • 12th OSS egress training saves lives

    With approximately 1,200 students certified or recertified every year, the program teaches pilots how to properly egress from T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon aircraft.
  • US hosts experts from 16 countries at Indo-Pacific Safety Air Forces Exchange

    Members from United States Indo-Pacific Command and Pacific Air Forces hosted the annual Indo-Pacific Safety Air Forces Exchange in Waikiki, Hawaii, August 19-23.
  • Keeping Cool Over Salt Lake

    Capt. Jonathan Lowell recounts his story and lessons learned after experiencing an integrated power package failure while flying a F-35A.
  • AMC C-130 rainbow fitting inspections complete

    In less than two weeks, all 113 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft have been inspected and 112 cleared to return to worldwide operational duty, following a temporary removal from service Aug. 7 designed to address atypical cracks found on an aircraft.
  • JBLE Safety participates in OSHA Safe + Sound Week

    The U.S. Air Force partnered with the Occupational Safety Health Administration during Safe + Sound Week 2019 from Aug. 12 to 18 and encouraged units to participate in the “Take 3 in 30 Challenge.”

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