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Health, Sports

BICYCLE SAFETY

BICYCLE SAFETY

by Thomas Burns
(USAF CMSGT Retired) Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist / Senior Logistics Management Specialist DoD Civilian, NATO Support and Procurement Agency Capellen, Luxembourg

Now that the weather is warming up most of you bicyclists have probably already tuned up your bikes and are out on the bike trails … not without your helmet.             

June 14, 2018 ×

Health

4 tips to avoid slips, trips & falls

4 tips to avoid slips, trips & falls

by Seth Dyer
Installation Management Command Safety

OfficeThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016, and one of the leading causes of work-related deaths was falls. The sad part is these tragic deaths were preventable.

June 14, 2018 ×

Health

Takin’ it to the streets: Tips for Motorcycle Safety Month

Takin’ it to the streets: Tips for Motorcycle Safety Month

by Seth Dyer
Installation Management Command Public Affairs

May is Motorcycle Safety Month and with that is the start of summer riding, great travel and touring opportunities that living in Europe has to offer.

May 24, 2018 ×

Features, Lifestyle

Don’t get ‘grilled’ on fire safety

Don’t get ‘grilled’ on fire safety

by 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Spring has arrived! Whether you plan on having a relaxing evening with the family next to the fire pit, or having a barbeque with friends, please follow these Kaiserslautern Military Community Fire Emergency Services safety tips when preparing and using your grill or fire pit.

May 17, 2018 ×

Features

Foreign travel, safety, security tips

Foreign travel, safety, security tips

by U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz

Summer is approaching and many will travel abroad either on official travel or for pleasure, and traveling to a foreign country can be a rewarding and positive experience. Whether you are an experienced or first-time foreign traveler, you should take your personal safety and security seriously. Here are some helpful foreign travel, safety and security reminders.

April 19, 2018 ×

Lifestyle

New Year’s resolutions to help KMC stay safe

by Heidi Porter 86th Mission Support Group

As the community misconduct specialist, I deal with many problems service members face that could be easily resolved by some precautionary measure and common sense behavior.

January 6, 2017 ×

Lifestyle

Courtesy photo
A pickpocket steals valuables while distracting his victim by spilling coffee over his clothes and then helping to clean it.

Polizei give tips for Christmas market visits

Courtesy of Police Criminal Prevention of the federal states and the federal government of Germany

This is the time for families to visit a Christmas market. It is also the right time for pickpockets doing their job. They like the crowds between vendor booths and act fast. The criminal statistics by Polizei shows a total of 168,142 cases of pickpocketing in 2015 in Germany, which is a raise of seven percent compared to 2014 (157,069 cases). These thieves cause a damage of about €50.8 million.

December 2, 2016 ×

Lifestyle

Courtesy photo of Brian A Jackson/Shutterstock.com

Prevent larceny at home, on vacation

by Airman Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Theft is prominent all year-round, and it’s important to secure homes and vehicles whether traveling or staying in the local area.

August 21, 2015 ×

Lifestyle

Barbecue grill safety, outdoor cooking precautions

by U.S. Army Installation Management Command

According to the Barbecue Industry Association, 66 million Americans cook outdoors regularly, and a number of them are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to charcoal, propane and wood-burning grills. Outdoor cooking injuries can be avoided by observing the following safety precautions.

August 13, 2015 ×

Schools

Holiday toy safety

by Capt. Tamara Brown
86th Medical Group pediatric clinic

The holiday season brings with it the joy of toy shopping for our children, family members and friends. It is also a great time to educate ourselves on the importance of purchasing safe toys for our loved ones.

December 12, 2013 ×