Tag: safety
  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.
  • Fall Back: Change your clocks, batteries during Daylight Saving Time

    Daylight Saving Time is Nov. 1. As you move your clocks back an hour, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and other home safety devices.
  • Don’t overlook the signs: Suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility

    One of the messages military members can take away from Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month each September is that it is their responsibility to serve as wingmen to all their brothers and sisters in arms.
  • Air Force BMT adjusts schedules, locations to sustain mission readiness

    In order to ensure the health and safety of trainees and instructors and to preserve dorm capacity, new recruits will be brought in based on a four-week repeating cycle that includes stringent restricted movement guidelines, dedicated time for deep cleaning between rotations, resetting the instructor cadre and the testing of an alternate BMT location at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Is it the flu or is it coronavirus?

    It is easy to feel vulnerable because of news about the coronavirus outbreak. The name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. The symptoms of influenza (flu) and coronavirus infection are similar, but these two illnesses are caused by different viruses. People with the flu may jump to the conclusion that they have been exposed to COVID-19. However, it is important to keep things in perspective and avoid needless worry.
  • 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.
  • Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans

    Temperature changes, shorter daylight hours, increased travel and emotional overload are hallmarks of the fall, winter and holiday seasons that safety officials say result in preventable mishaps.
  • Defense Language Institute instructors recognized for safety campaign

    Five instructors from the Defense Language Institute were presented with Awards of Excellence Aug. 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for an eternal safety campaign they held in conjunction with their 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety brief.
  • Fireworks safety: don’t get burned on the Fourth of July

    The use of fireworks is not allowed on Joint Base San Antonio, or JBSA, in accordance with AFMAN 91-201, dated March 21. It states: “Active duty Air Force personnel (on- or off-duty) and on-duty Air Force civilian personnel will not take part in the transportation, storage, set up or functioning of commercial fireworks for on-base fireworks displays.” There are many controlled firework events throughout San Antonio.