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Playing with Fire
Soldiers remain indoors much more during the cold winter months than in the spring and summer, when the weather is sunny and pleasant. In some cases, this means many appliances and electronic devices will remain plugged in and running for longer periods of time, which can increase the risk of an accidental fire.
Grief and Guilt
What started off as a great day took a horrifying turn that will have a lifelong effect on my family. I hope sharing our story will help prevent others from ever having to deal with a similar heartbreaking accident.
  • 30 October 2015
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Real Men Read Manuals
I have heard it said several times, “Real men don’t read directions.” Apparently, some people think the idea of actually paying attention to all the papers (directions, manuals, safety notices) included with a new purchase is unnecessary to fully understand how that item works.
  • 1 October 2015
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Kill the Chill
The Army has rules and regulations in place regarding space heater usage to keep Soldiers from accidentally setting their tents ablaze. What Soldiers should know, however, is many of these guidelines also apply to using portable heating devices in their homes.
  • 1 October 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
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Most is Not Enough
Growing up in the South, I operated tractors on a regular basis. I always thought the seat belt and rollover protective structure were so stupid. After hearing the details of an unfortunate tractor mishap, I quickly changed my tune.
  • 1 September 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10067
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Are you ready at home?
A home fire isn’t the time to create a family evacuation plan.
  • 24 August 2015
  • Author: Army Safety
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