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Safety News

  • Spring cleaning: No shortcuts when it comes to safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- Safety is not normally on people’s minds when they begin to haul out all those cleaning supplies and equipment for spring cleaning, but it should be.Every day, we need to be careful when going about our household chores. But when you really start tearing the

  • Enjoy winter outdoor activities safely

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. --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 you maximize your time outdoors safely

  • ‘Arrive alive’: Safety Office offers holiday travel tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio -- More than 52 million Americans will travel to visit friends and family this holiday season, according to a survey conducted by thevacationer.com.But before you hit the road, the 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office has some tips to make sure you arrive at your

  • Three easy steps to avoid slips, trips and falls

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Every year, people are injured as a result of falling while walking, jogging or running — especially during winter periods when traction tends to deteriorate.The military and civilian personnel of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are no exception.Throughout

  • Avoid work hazards in the yard this fall

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As autumn comes to the Miami Valley, many of us will find ourselves doing routine maintenance around our homes associated with the season.Before we set out to clean the gutters, trim trees, rake leaves and tackle whatever other chores are on your “to do” list,

  • 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

  • Motorcycle safety: Warmer weather means more motorcycles on roadways

    With occasional days of warmer weather and extra time on weekends, there have been more motorcycles on the roadways enjoying the break from winter. Motorcycles can be easily overlooked, so it is imperative for motorists be vigilant and look twice to see whether there are any oncoming motorcyclists.

  • Whiteman AFB Safety Office work hard to preserve mission capability

    Personal safety is something that is important for everyone and is always at the forefront for Air Force leadership. Though for some, safety is not just a practice, it’s a career.  At Whiteman Air Force Base, the 509th Bomb Wing Safety Office works hard year round to help eliminate or control risk

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