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  • Safety Fest 2024: One form of defense for our blended workforce

    Members of the 75th Air Base Wing Safety staff present Safety Fest 2024 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 23 at The Landing and surrounding parking lots.This large-scale, diverse, civilian-release-authorized event is designed to have something for everyone in highlighting safety while on-duty, off-duty and

  • Icicle hazards: What you need to know to stay safe this winter

    Around this time of year, proper precautions such as timely snow removal and adherence to safety guidelines, are essential to prevent accidents during winter weather conditions. Icicles are a common sight during winter, but they can pose a serious threat to people’s safety.

  • Pedestrian-activated crossing warning devices at work on Hill

    Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon crossings, with a crossing sign, arrow indicator and rectangular-shaped beacons that contain flashing LED lights, have been installed at several high-risk crossings on Hill Air Force Base.These lights draw attention to pedestrian crossings and alert approaching

  • Use Your Phone for Safety

    Delays, winter weather, traffic congestion and an already stressful season can wreak havoc on drivers during the primary travel period between Dec 22-Jan. 2. The 75 ABW Safety staff recommends you plan ahead this holiday season for increased road traffic, evaluate conditions and consider using a

  • Hill Air Force Base: Winter inclement weather operations

    As we enter the winter season, it’s important to revisit our approach to inclement weather operations at Hill Air Force Base. Employees should expect the base to remain open. The base will maintain roads and sidewalks in accordance with its Snow Plan, which prioritizes snow clearing and treatment

  • Boost Halloween safety: Join Hill AFB’s Pumpkin Patrol

    In an effort to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable Halloween experience at Hill AFB, the 75th Security Forces Squadron’s “Pumpkin Patrol” will provide a watchful eye during the designated trick-or-treating hours of 4:30-9 p.m. on Oct. 31.

  • Personal Transportation Device safety

    Over the past two years Personal Transportation Devices have become extremely popular at Hill AFB. Some examples of PTDs are electric scooters and bikes and skateboards.Electric scooters and bikes can be rented on the installation and many of our Airmen are operating their own PTDs traveling to and

  • Prepare for National Greasy Foods Day – with SAFETY

    Recently, two Airmen from Team Hill were injured by hot oil and grease while cooking, according to Hill Air Force Base safety officials. One injury resulted in 2nd degree (partial-thickness) burns, and another caused 3rd degree (full-thickness) burns. Oil burns are one of the most painful types of

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