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  • Prepare your emergency action plan

    Do you have an emergency plan? What will you, your coworkers or family do in case of an emergency fire, tornado, active shooter or other emergency scenario? Planning will help you each to know how to be prepared, stay safe and contact each other in case of an emergency.While at WorkIn case of fire –

  • UV Safety Month – Protect yourself against the dangers of UV radiation

    July is UV Safety Month, a critical time to understand how to protect yourself and your loved ones from the potential long-term effects of ultraviolet, or UV. rays. UV radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that can affect the cells in your body. It comes from both natural sources, such as

  • How the Liberty Wing’s safety office keeps the mission secured

    Every member of the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath and Feltwell plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe working environment. It may be difficult to prevent every accident from happening, but with the proper methods of collecting information, protecting individuals, and preserving combat

  • Don’t get ‘ripped’ by currents, tides this summer

    If you’re hitting the beach this summer, Naval Safety Command urges you to be mindful of water conditions and associated risks. Rip currents account for more than 80 percent of rescues performed by surf beach lifeguards. According to the United States Lifesaving Association, rip currents are the

  • Choose to celebrate safely this Independence Day

    While the Fourth of July holiday weekend can be perfect opportunity to relax and spend time with family and friends, this extended holiday weekend also has become one of the deadliest in the United States. From increases in drinking and driving to a dramatic spike in fireworks mishaps, most of the

  • Summer safety in Washington: A guide for the JBAB community

    As summer ramps up in Washington D.C., it’s important that the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling community stays informed and prepared for the season. With its unique location and diverse activities, JBAB offers plenty of opportunities for summer fun. However, ensuring the safety of all community members

  • Teens don’t drive as much as they used to … and that can kill our troops

    An investigation into a recent Department of Defense tactical vehicle rollover crash that left two servicemembers dead and 15 injured revealed the driver had been going too fast while trying to negotiate a 90-degree turn at a traffic light. However, it also uncovered a less apparent cause. While the

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