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  • Right equipment, techniques make for safe bike ride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Traffic safety is of critical importance throughout the year as it represents a tremendous risk to Air Force personnel. It’s essential for bicycle riders and those they share the road with to exercise patience and apply heightened situational awareness at all

  • With school starting, make this year a safe experience for all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Across the Miami Valley, area schools are beginning a new academic year. It is imperative that vehicle operators pay undivided attention to their surroundings.Students waking to and from school or the bus stop may not have pedestrian safety foremost in their

  • Inaugural aviation training proves a success for Air Force psychologists

    The Air Force has just implemented a new training for Aviation Psychologists that aims to increase the psychologists’ knowledge of USAF aviation training and practices. One of the many aspects of USAF Aviation Psychology is focused on resiliency and readiness of its aircrews’ daily activities by

  • Epidemiologist

    Come join our awesome team and make a difference in the safety enterprise! AFSEC is looking for a Full-Time Epidemiologist, GS-0601-13, to work at Headquarters Air Force Safety Center Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico.In this position you will serve as the HQ Air Force Safety Center

  • Keep sun safety in mind to prevent skin cancer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Whether you spend time outdoors hiking, swimming or just relaxing in the backyard, limiting exposure to the sun’s harmful rays must be a priority.According to the American Cancer Society, more than 3 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in

  • Beat the heat with Red Cross safety tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Summer is wonderful time of year in the Miami Valley. Many of us will participate in outdoor activities we have looked forward to enjoying for some time.Unfortunately, summer in this area can expose us to heat-associated risks as the mercury rises. According

  • Protecting aircrew eyes in the sky

    Airmen from 28th and 46th Test and Evaluation Squadrons from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., visited MacDill AFB to evaluate an improved version of the Aircrew Laser Eye Protection glasses, starting June 22, 2022.

  • 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,

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