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  • Rudolph and his red nose aside, deer on road can actually ruin Christmas

    Whether you see deer as a target, a garden nuisance, a picturesque element of the woodland environment or one of Santa’s team, we can all agree they present a life-threatening hazard to a motorist. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 1.5 million deer-vehicle

  • Decreasing injuries is the goal

    What is safety? Safety is the state of being safe or not being dangerous or harmful; freedom from harm or danger or a safe place according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary and the Oxford dictionary gives its definition as the state of being safe and protected from danger or harm.

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Keeping the kitchen safe this Thanksgiving

    Though people may be gathering in smaller numbers this Thanksgiving Day, the celebrations across the nation will still center on food.Even in the midst of festivities and feasting, it is important to keep safety at the forefront. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, according to the

  • Staying safe and healthy all summer

    As the summer months wind down, leadership at all levels advocate for the continued health and safety of our Airmen and Space Professionals on and off duty. The Air and Space Forces top five leaders continued the conversation with a recently released memorandum encouraging vigilance in combatting

  • Bring Safety Home

    As the nation moves to adapt and minimize the spread of the Coronavirus 2019, the Department of the Air Force is prioritizing the health and safety of our Airmen and Space professionals, civilian personnel, and families. By encouraging prevention measures and making modifications to ensure all

  • AFRC announces top three safety emphasis items for 2020

    The Air Force Reserve Command Safety Office here has identified its top three safety emphasis items for 2020. While safety officials encourage all members of the Air Force Reserve team to always emphasize safety, they are focusing on off-duty private motor vehicle accidents, the use of personal

  • Safety is key in making this holiday one to remember

    The holiday season can be one filled with family gatherings, parties and gift-giving. Amid all the hustle and bustle it is easy to forget the safety practices that can be the difference between creating a holiday season that rejuvenates and renews or one that creates long-term problems.

  • Don't get burned this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving can be a joyful day, filled with plenty of family, friends and food, but it can also be a dangerous day if proper cooking precautions are not followed.According to a recent report by the National Fire Protection Association, the incidence of home cooking fires on Thanksgiving day is

  • Senior leaders stress safety this holiday season

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody recently issued a tri-signature letter to all Airmen, asking them to stay safe during the holidays.