Safety

Follow these safety tips to help you prepare your Thanksgiving meal cleanly and safely.

Grapes, chocolate, turkey bones, and other holiday foods forbidden to furry family

During the holidays, household pets may visit the table to beg for scraps, and the USAG Ansbach Veterinary Treatment Facility wants your four-legged Family members to be safe.

November 23, 2016 ×
Winter driving safety: black ice

Winter driving safety: black ice

Black ice is dangerous because it’s invisible, but you can protect yourself by understanding and knowing how to deal it.

November 9, 2016 ×
Beginning as early as October, winter weather is a possibility in the Franconian region of Germany. (U.S. Army file photo by Karl Wiesel, IMCOM)

Think winter weather, safe practices this Columbus Day weekend

The cooler days of fall bring unique challenges: fog, shorter daylight hours, frost or black ice and falling leaves, which increase the risk of vehicle accidents and slips, trips and falls. Whether your plans for the weekend involves extended traveling or staying at home on post don’t relax your safety vigilance and allow an accident to ruin your holiday.

October 5, 2016 ×
In this U.S. Army file photo, students disembark from a school bus. (Photo Credit: Karl Weisel, USAG Wiesbaden)

Safety at, near bus stop responsibility of motorists, parents, children

School is back in session, both for German schools off post and U.S. schools on post, and it is important for children, parents, and motorists to remember safety and security at student drop-off and pick-up locations.

September 19, 2016 ×

SAFETY ALERT: Two collisions in one week at B14, Katterbach-Bismarck crossover intersection

In the past week there have been two traffic collisions at the Katterbach/Bismarck crossover point of Highway B14, both of which are under investigation.

August 19, 2016 ×

HELP SAFETY HELP YOU: Ansbach safety office encourages hazard reporting

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members can report safety hazards to the installation Safety Office with a newly revised fillable form.

August 10, 2016 ×
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 ×