USASMDC/ARSTRAT and MDA host Safety Day
April 26, 2011
The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the Missile Defense Agency will host a safety awareness day to promote safety awareness for the community.
The 3rd Annual Joint Safety Awareness Day will take place in the parking lot of Bldg. 5220 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 11. Its purpose is to help minimize the risk of unintentional death, injury or damage caused by mishaps and to promote proactive measures within the workforce, as well as during leisure activities.
The day's activities will focus on safety demonstrations and inspections performed by members of Redstone Arsenal and its surrounding communities. Exhibits and safety demonstrations will include: tornado shelters; motorcycle safety; lawn mower safety; dangerous insects, spiders and snakes; worn tires; drunk driving simulation; fire extinguisher use; boating safety; fireplace safety, air duct cleaning and dryer vent cleaning; blood pressure checks; wood working; Radon; hunting safety; drug and alcohol awareness and severe weather information with a live weather remote.
Lunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and will be catered by the Redstone Officers' and Civilians' Club. Hamburgers and hotdogs along with side items will be offered. The cost is $4 and prepaid tickets can be purchased by calling Barbara Dixon, USASMDC/ARSTRAT, at 955-2775, or Darryl Jones, MDA, at 955-1823.