• Fort Lee Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (March 17, 2016) -- This is the time when many explore alternative forms of transportation – namely motorcycles. Their popularity is attributed to low initial cost, fuel efficiency and use as a pleasure vehicle. Cyclists enjoy the adrenalin rush the ride gives them and the cama… Read more

  • Ed Newell, Garrison Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 12, 2015) -- It is easy to recognize the hazards of winter driving, but autumn brings adverse road conditions that aren’t always obvious. Daylight hours get shorter; the weather tends to be wet and windy; leaves begin to fall; and animals are more active preparing for win… Read more

  • Fort Lee Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 20, 2014) -- Most drivers these days probably have encountered other vehicles that are constantly wandering outside of their lane, erratically speeding up or slowing down, or have a driver who’s constantly tapping the brakes. The first thought may be the driver is drunk. … Read more

  • Karen Sheffield, Garrison Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 18, 2014) -- Late summer and early fall in central Virginia offer many opportunities for fun and adventure both indoors and outdoors, but for many it can be a challenge to enjoy. Allergens abound during this change of seasons and mold is a constant companion in our area.… Read more

  • Karen Sheffield, Safety Specialist, Installation Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 11, 2014) -- Many can remember when parents would guide their children inside during thunderstorms where they would wait patiently while Mother Nature did her work. Parents wold turn-off and unplug the television or radio. At an early age, children learned to respect and… Read more

  • Fort Lee Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (July 24, 2014) -- The Army Traffic Safety Training Program is required instruction for all Army personnel. The training reinforces a positive attitude toward driving, individual responsibility and correct response to routine and emergency driving situations. Each progressive t… Read more

  • Calvin Parton, Installation Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (June 19, 2014) -- Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency rooms, according to the National Safety Council. Read more

  • W. Joseph Sachen, Fort Lee Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (May 29, 2014) -- Timely accident reporting is an Army requirement with closely monitored submission deadlines. The collection of data permits trend analysis that is often key to the prevention of future accidents. Read more

  • Julie Shelley, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

FORT RUCKER, Ala. - With the passing of Labor Day, minds turn from the lazy days of summer to thoughts of football parties, hunting season and exercise in the great outdoors. Just like any other season, however, autumn can be a risky time of year. Read more

  • Calvin Parton, Installation Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (June 27, 2013) -- Slips, trips and falls are among the leading causes of unintentional injury in the United States. They account for nearly 8.9 million visits to the emergency room every year and are one of the top causes of accidental death, according to a 2011 National Safet… Read more

  • Karla Simon, Army Public Health Command

FORT LEE, Va. (June 6, 2013) -- Studies have shown that very little of the on-the-job safety culture is incorporated into an employee’s home life. To encourage a more “universal” approach, the National Safety Council launched the “Safety Starts with Me” campaign Saturday to celebrate Nationa… Read more

  • Edward Newell, Installation Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 15, 2012) -- All Army personnel should be aware of the Traffic Safety Training Program. This required instruction is meant to reinforce a positive attitude toward driving, individual responsibility and correct response to routine and emergency driving situations. Each pro… Read more

  • Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 1, 2012) -- Be aware of autumn driving hazards. Daylight savings time ends Sunday so darkness will arrive earlier. The weather can be wet and windy. Leaves are falling, and wild animals are more active preparing for winter and looking for a mate. Read more

  • June Milligan, CSHM, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 1, 2012) -- Now is the time to get your vehicles ready for fall and winter weather conditions. Here are a few precautions and vehicle awareness checks to improve overall driving safety during the upcoming months. Read more

  • Installation Safety Office

FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 11, 2012) -- There are so many things to consider when thinking about keeping child safety while participating in Halloween activities. There are security aspects such as keeping them safe from predators and candy tampering. There are fire safety matters such as fire-resi… Read more

  • Calvin Parton, Safety Specialist

FORT LEE, Va. (July 19, 2012) -- Most people know that yard equipment can be dangerous and they should follow the manufacturers’ safety requirements listed in the owner’s manual. But how many actually read these safety precautions? Read more

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