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Safety News

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • 575th AMXS brings damaged T-38 back into service

    On Dec. 28, 2018, a U.S. Air Force T-38A Talon assigned to Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, was involved in a landing mishap at nearby Newport News International Airport. Now, nearly early two years since the aircraft mishap, aircraft 63-8229 has been fully restored, passing its post-overhaul

  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

    We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that

  • Hanscom safety numbers up through 2020

    The Occupational Safety Office has reported a downward trend in safety mishaps here over the last five years, especially over the last nine months. While the decrease in workplace safety incidents can be partially attributed to an increase in telework, health and safety officials believe the current

  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.

  • Remembering fallen Yukla 27 crew

    Surviving family members, distinguished guests and members of the 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron gathered for a solemn memorial ceremony Sept. 22, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to honor the 24 Canadian and U.S. Airmen lost in one of the deadliest aircraft accidents in U.S.

  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:

  • For some, working from home brings neck and back pain

    “There’s no place like home” may be an appropriate sentiment for people who favor working from the comfort of home during the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, it doesn’t ring true for those teleworkers who are feeling more pain than comfort because their home office leaves much to be desired.“I

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