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  • Always follow water-safety measures

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Fire Department would like to help you stay safe the next time you go out on the water.Swimming and boating can be great ways to beat the heat this summer but are not without dangers. Though preventable in most cases,

  • With school starting, make this year a safe experience for all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Across the Miami Valley, area schools are beginning a new academic year. It is imperative that vehicle operators pay undivided attention to their surroundings.Students waking to and from school or the bus stop may not have pedestrian safety foremost in their

  • Keep your eyes open this summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the weather heats up, more and more people will be getting back on their motorcycles and hitting the open road.If you are one of these riders, here are some seasonal and local hazards you should be aware of. A good sense of situational awareness will go a

  • Keep grilling safety in mind this holiday weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food.lose to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injuries.Follow these simple tips and you’ll be on the way to safe grilling this Memorial

  • 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

  • Tips to keep rolling along safely

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- One of the best ways to get out and enjoy the warmer weather is to go on a nice bike ride. However, bicycling can also be dangerous.Here are a few tips to help keep you safe and make sure your next bicycle ride doesn’t end with you riding in an

  • Take time to learn emergency exit routes at work

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- With buildings being repurposed and workspace at a premium, it’s common for emergency exit routes to be overlooked or forgotten.The unfortunate reality is that waiting until a real-world scenario to assess and test your facility’s emergency exit routes could be

  • The never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- You wear your personal protective equipment. You stay on top of your motorcycle’s routine maintenance. You follow all rules of the road when you ride.What more can you do to be a safe rider? A LOT!Safety is one of those things in life that’s never-ending. There

  • Take time to learn emergency exit routes at work

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- With buildings being repurposed and workspace at a premium, it’s common for emergency exit routes to be overlooked or forgotten.The unfortunate reality is that waiting until a real-world scenario to assess and test your facility’s emergency exit routes could be

  • 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

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