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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

  • Winter driving can be dangerous but doesn’t need to be

    Winter driving is dangerous. Icy, slippery roads can cause hazardous road conditions, delay traffic, decrease stopping and control, and unfortunately result in car crash injuries and traffic deaths. Taking a few minutes to read this article will hopefully reduce or eliminate those times of panic by

  • DHWS Highest-Risk Off Duty Categories

    To help Airmen and Guardians identify and lessen the risks they may encounter in their off time, the Air Force Safety Center’s department-wide campaign focus on off-duty risk management is coming to an end. The campaign reaches out to the Air and Space Forces for participation in both video and

  • Take proper precautions to get the most out of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Summer represents the time of year when our most valuable asset — Air Force personnel — are statistically at greatest risk of experiencing a significant mishap.The following information covers safety measures and guidelines for a broad range of summertime

  • Winter's beauty can be deadly

    As winter approaches, days are colder, snow begins to fall and the calmness of the season can be anticipated; however, the season can also bring stress, anxiety, frustration and constant fatigue when thoughts turn to the holidays and the multitude of activities that comes with them.

  • The highest risk and the biggest reward: planning for Denali

    Five current and former Airmen recently finished scaling a 20,310-foot climb up Denali in Alaska, the highest point in North America on June 19, 2021. The climbs are done mainly in the name of resiliency, but without the extensive use of risk management before and throughout the adventures, they may

  • Take proper precautions to get the most out of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer represents the time of year when our most valuable asset — Air Force personnel — are statistically at greatest risk of experiencing a significant mishap.The following information covers safety measures and guidelines for a broad range of summertime

  • Risk Management - the key to a safe and enjoyable summer

    The Department of the Air Force reminds Airmen and Guardians to apply sound risk management when enjoying outdoor and recreational activities with family and friends this summer. The summer focus period runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

  • Crowd safety: Protecting Airmen through risk management

    Tampa Bay is always booming with events that draw large crowds. With events like Tampa Bay AirFest and Gasparilla Pirate Festival, physical safety becomes even more important. Risk management and safety are things to keep in mind all the time when participating in recreational activities and

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We welcome reader comments, suggestions, and story ideas. You can e-mail them to us at the address above, or call the Chief of Public Affairs at DSN 246-2098 or commercial (505) 846-2098. Our mailing address is HQ AFSEC/SEP, 9700 G Ave. SE, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117-5670. We look forward to hearing from you.