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Safety News

  • Maintaining work mishaps; 97 MXG wins OSHA award

    Representatives from the 97th Maintenance Group at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, accepted the Star Among Stars Award at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Region Six Voluntary Protection Program Association conference in San Antonio, Texas, May 25, 2022.

  • Caution urged as peak deer-vehicle collision season returns

    The National Highway Safety Administration states that there are approximately 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions, or DVCs, every year in the United States resulting in $1 billion in vehicle damage.Worse yet, DVCs cause 175-200 human deaths and 10,000 injuries annually.State Farm lists Tennessee as

  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, the Air Force family’s military and civilian members will spend 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

  • Understanding Hurricane Conditions

    Since 1944, September has been a peak month of hurricane season and is an essential time to be ready. There are many factors to consider when ensuring thorough hurricane preparation, such as preparing a kit, evacuation route, etc., but an important step is knowing what each Hurricane Condition

  • Rejuvenate and Return Safely

    Labor Day honors American workers for their positive impacts on the success of the United States. Air Education and Training Command depends on the labors of each and every one of its Airmen to recruit, train and educate the world’s best Air Force.

  • Grissom BASH Program Hangs by a Thread

    The Air Force Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program is the culmination of several different efforts that overlap to mitigate wildlife hazards. Here, that’s all held together by a thread. The BASH program is responsible for mitigating wildlife hazards around flight lines and the

  • Defense Department Hosts First Joint Safety Council

    Maj. Gen. Jeanie Leavitt, Department of the Air Force Chief of Safety and Commander of the Air Force Safety Center, chaired the inaugural Department of Defense Joint Safety Council at the Pentagon on Aug. 26. The JSC originates from the National Commission on Military Aviation Safety recommendation

  • 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.

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