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Safety News

  • Commentary: Tips to ski safely this winter season

    Ah yes, we’re finally in the midst of winter. Oktoberfest has come and gone. The holidays have passed but snowboarding and skiing season is finally here! With all the thrills comes a laundry list of inherent risks and potential dangers that require controls to avoid injury and stay safe on the

  • The Two ‘Cs’ of Safety (commentary)

    Scott Eck, 78th Air Base Wing director of safety, describes what he views as two important skills supervisors must master: communication and compliance.

  • Safety Office garners multiple Reserve Command awards

    The 512th Airlift Wing Safety Office earned five Air Force Reserve Command awards in 2022. The office collected the outstanding achievement in both occupational and weapons safety. The office also earned the awards for outstanding occupational safety civilian, outstanding weapons safety civilian and

  • “See Something, Do Something … Live to Be Lethal!”

    The Air Force Safety Center recently sponsored a department-wide contest to bring attention to off-duty risk management. Participants were encouraged to create both video and safety slogans of off-duty threats to the Human Weapon System. The contest ran from October 8 through November 27, and our

  • Shoveling snow not without hazards, health risks

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --- As winter’s peak approaches, we can expect snowfall to tick up around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Miami Valley region. It can come in waves and often in large amounts.Here are a few tips for those who don’t have much snow-shoveling experience

  • Never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    Motorcycle Mishaps are a big safety concern for the Department of the Air Force, with the service averaging nearly 12 incidents per year over the past 10 years. Most motorcycle mishaps are preventable, and individuals can take steps to minimize the potential for injury and possibly even death while

  • 100th LRS performs routine vehicle maintenance

    100th Logistics Readiness Squadron material handling equipment specialists performed maintenance on government vehicles. Routine maintenance on government vehicles ensures operational safety which is crucial to operational readiness.

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