Safety

In this Army file photo, a Soldier takes her daughter out the car. (U.S. Army News Service)

LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK: Prevent child heat stroke this summer

Heat stroke is one of the leading causes of death in children, and vehicular heat stroke accounts for the deaths of 16 children this year. Since 1998, there have been more than 600 deaths since 1998. This did not have to happen.

July 19, 2016 ×
In this U.S. Army file photo, Stan Barney 
Capt. Jennifer Noetzel, chief of the Fort Drum Hearing Program, Preventive Medicine Department, fits an in-the ear TCAPS system for Pfc. Mark Epling, a member of 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, during hearing equipment testing at Fort Benning, Georgia, in December 2012. (Photo Credit: Stan Barney)

SOUNDS GOOD: Protect yourself against long-term hearing loss

You need sound to understand the world around you and to communicate with other people. Sounds tell you a lot about your environment. We rely on our ability to hear what other people are saying … a very good reason to take hearing protection seriously. Hearing loss caused by excessive noise occurs gradually, and it is irreversible.

July 15, 2016 ×

Consumer safety – product recalls – June 2016

The Installation Safety Office provides the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls as a service to the community. Here are June’s product safety recalls.

June 22, 2016 ×
Summer most critical time to prevent off-post accidents according to tri-signed letter on safety

Summer most critical time to prevent off-post accidents according to tri-signed letter on safety

Eric K. Fanning, secretary of the Army, Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey released a tri-signed letter on safety. Read it here.

June 22, 2016 ×
USAG Ansbach welcomes new safety director

USAG Ansbach welcomes new safety director

Meet the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s new safety director, Don Busbice, who arrived here in March.

May 24, 2016 ×

Appliance safety in offices

An evacuation of an office building at Barton Barracks took…

May 18, 2016 ×
Remember safety before firing up the grill.

Barbecue season coincides with barbecue safety season

Starting up the grill after a season of disuse can lead to harmful accidents. Keep safety in mind when barbecuing.

March 30, 2016 ×