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Summertime fire safety

Posted July 2, 2015 by Senior Airman Jack Kanning

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Enhance teamwork, effectiveness, significance and leadership skills!

Posted June 26, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brendan O'Dowd

Comprehensive Airman Fitness is comprised of a multitude of targeted programs and activities as well as resiliency skills taught to enable Airmen to make sound choices. The program’s goal is to build and sustain a thriving and resilient Air Force community that fosters mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen….

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AADD volunteer opportunities for July

Posted June 26, 2015 by

The AADD (Airmen Against Drunk Driving) team is looking for volunteers for the month of July. Please help the fight in continuing to keep the streets safe and free of drunk drivers. Your help is needed. Look over the AADD volunteer responsibilities for an overview of what is expected if you are not familiar. A)…

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Edwards announces new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response web page

Posted June 4, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Team Edwards and its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office continue to make improvements in its fight against sexual assault.

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Summer safety begins with risk management

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Air Force graphic by Denise Stephens Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief of Ground Safety, Bill Parsons. Increased travel and leisure activities that go hand-in-hand with the summer months require increased emphasis on risk management, said Air Force Chief…

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Don’t be a no show

Posted May 22, 2015 by

The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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DOD brain injury experts give prevention tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted May 22, 2015 by

Timely advice focuses on motor vehicle collisions, leading cause of military brain injuries As part of efforts to promote safe driving during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, experts from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center’s A Head for the Future initiative remind drivers to protect their heads while on the road. Motor vehicle collisions are…

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Beat the heat through Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Index

Posted May 15, 2015 by George Baskin

As a safety professional and working here at Edwards AFB in the summer, you are at the mercy of the heat. Because of the heat, I will discuss the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature. The WBGT combines four thermal components: ambient air temperatures, relative humidity, air velocity and radiant heat. At Edwards, heat related incidents can…

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On-the-job falls affect work productivity

Posted May 8, 2015 by Claudio Espinoza

It is a fact that more than 16 percent of all falls on the job result in injuries affecting the productive environment of the workplace. It becomes essential to implement a means to prevent falls while at the workplace. There are basically two kinds of falls: those that happen in single-story structure and those that…

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Teal Helping Hands

Posted April 24, 2015 by

Air Force photograph The Teal Helping Hands display, currently at the Oasis Community Center, is a traveling wall project presented by the 412th Test Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention Office. The display will also head to Bldg. 3000 next to close out Sexual Assault Prevention Month.   Throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault…

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