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  • “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.

  • Aviano Airman passes in motorcycle accident

    Tech. Sgt. Christopher Jose Pentecostes, 34, an Airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Roveredo in Piano, Italy on January 5th.

  • Enjoy winter outdoor activities safely

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Winter weather is upon us, but that’s no reason not to get out and enjoy what the outdoors have to offer.Winter sports and activities are special because they’re available for only a short time. Here are some tips to help maximize your time outdoors safely

  • Winter Weather: Ice-Related Hazards

    Cold weather can be dangerous, or even deadly. The best time to prepare for severe winter weather is now, before temperatures drop significantly and staying safe and warm becomes a challenge.

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