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Safety News

  • 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

  • Preparing your home for the holidays

    Although preparedness usually occurs before the season, you can still take care of items you may have missed during the warmer afternoon. Just use extra caution and plan for cold, slippery conditions prior to tackling any lingering home maintenance issues.

  • Deck the halls safely

    ‘Tis the season to dress up our work areas. Even the 75 ABW Safety Office dresses up a Christmas tree with PPE ornaments. When we come through the cubicle areas on base, we often run into a few festive workspaces. They are fun to look at and we encourage festive behavior but when decorating, please

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Safety

    Thanksgiving provides an amazing opportunity to gather with our families and friends. The holiday weekend is packed with a multitude of traditions. Observing our traditions with safety in mind ensures the imagery, memories and associations we have with this holiday remain positive and can be

  • Hill deploys propane cannon to scare off birds

    If you happen to hear a shotgun-like boom coming from Hill’s airfield, safety officials with the 75th Air Base Wing want you to know they will occasionally use a propane cannon to frighten birds and other wildlife away from it.

  • Safety concerns arise as electric scooters and bikes become popular on Hill

    People on Hill AFB took 938 trips and rode nearly 1,000 miles in May on Lime electric scooters and electric bikes, which have become popular, but are often ridden without personal protection equipment. Members of the 75th ABW Safety office have become increasingly concerned as people are seen

  • Motorcycle safety: Resources. Training.

    This year, Air Force officials are taking a new approach by providing motorcycle riders more resources to include the DAFRider educational video series, preseason briefing template, and safety materials that can be used throughout the year. Units are asked to make 100% contact with military riders

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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.