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  • 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,

  • 12 steps to grilling safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The grilling season upon us. Next time you fire it up, consider the following guidance to avoid making your summer-grilling experience memorable for all the wrong reasons:1. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to maximize the safe operation of its

  • Spotlight: Dennis Pearson

    Name and rank: Dennis Pearson, GS-11Duty title: Safety managerUnit of assignment: 88th Civil Engineer GroupWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? My job is to ensure the safety of over 500 civil engineers, who provide the highest-quality living and working environment for our 30,000-person workforce and 110

  • Keep caution in mind when using space heaters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The high cost of heating oil and natural gas, combined with energy-saving efforts, raises the potential for increased use of alternative sources.Space heaters and other supplemental-heating devices may be viewed by a lot of people as a good alternative. They

  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, military and civilian members of our Air Force family will be spending some well-deserved time away from their duty sections. As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have

  • The 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

  • 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

  • Aim for mishap-free Fourth of July

    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 Fourth of July, the

  • 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

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