Safety

Installation Safety Office shares CPSC product recalls released Sept. 8

ANSBACH, Germany (Sept. 8, 2017) – The U.S. Army Garrison…

September 8, 2017 ×
Stay safe with personal protective measures

Stay safe with personal protective measures

With so much to do throughout Europe during the warm weather, it’s important not to forget individual and family protective measures.

June 8, 2017 ×
It only takes 10 minutes for the temperature in a car to increase 20 degrees Fahrenheit, and cracking a window open and parking in the shade are not sufficient safeguards. No children were neglected or harmed while taking this U.S. Air Force file photo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody H. Ramirez)

AUTOMOTIVE OVEN: Never leave children in hot cars

More than 36 children die in overheated cars every year in the United States. Since 1998 there have been more than 600 deaths. Here are some tips to keep in mind from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May 31, 2017 ×
(Photo credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

ROLLING THUNDER REVIEW: Safety Office reminds USAG Ansbach about storm safety

With spring comes the greater possibility of lightning and thunderstorms. If thunder roars, go indoors, because no place outside is safe when lightning is in the area. Stay indoors until 30 minutes have passed after hearing the last clap of thunder.

May 19, 2017 ×
USAG Ansbach community members roll out on their motorcycles as part of the Installation Safety Office's rally and ride.

METALLIC THUNDER: Motorcyclists take safety seriously during rally, ride

Under the guidance of the Installation Safety Office, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members rode out on their motorcycles for a safety rally and ride May 5, 2017.

May 5, 2017 ×
On thin ice: dangerous, even deadly

On thin ice: dangerous, even deadly

Venturing out onto an ice-covered body of water is always dangerous, and can easily be deadly.

January 18, 2017 ×
Driving in the snow safely

Driving in the snow safely

Follow these steps before and while you drive in snowy weather and you’ll be ahead of the game.

January 3, 2017 ×
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WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER, FOG: Colder seasons bring visibility hazard to German roads

The weather in central Europe may be foggy any time of the year, but most commonly fog settles over Germany during the fall and winter months. Here are a few tips on staying safe if you must drive in the fog.

December 13, 2016 ×
A helicopter flies above Oberdachstetten Training Area to install "bird diverters" on high-tension power lines.

Helicopter crew mounts high-tension powerlines at Oberdachstetten Training Area with ‘bird diverters’

A commercial helicopter flew above the Oberdachstetten Training Area recently to install custom aviation obstruction markers on high-tension power lines.

November 30, 2016 ×
Safety shares 11 tips for winter weather

Safety shares 11 tips for winter weather

Never underestimate the dangers of winter. Read these tips to stay safe when the thermometer drops.

November 29, 2016 ×