• Robert Johnson, Redstone Arsenal fire prevention inspector, demonstrates to Yolanda Ellison how to aim a fire extinguisher during a joint command Safety Day that took place May 11 between the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces

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    Robert Johnson, Redstone Arsenal fire prevention inspector, demonstrates to Yolanda Ellison how to aim a fire extinguisher during a joint command Safety Day that took place May 11 between the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces

  • Patricia Smith, Alabama State radon coordinator with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, explains the dangers of radon exposure to employees of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command during the joint-command

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    Patricia Smith, Alabama State radon coordinator with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, explains the dangers of radon exposure to employees of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command during the joint-command

  • Daphne Moland, ranger, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, displays a corn snake during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

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    Daphne Moland, ranger, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, displays a corn snake during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

  • Mark McClellan begins the drunk driving obstacle course with the Alabama Department of Public Safety's "drunk goggles" on while Trooper Curtis Summerville looks on during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space

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    Mark McClellan begins the drunk driving obstacle course with the Alabama Department of Public Safety's "drunk goggles" on while Trooper Curtis Summerville looks on during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space

  • Valerie Francis, a registered nurse at Fox Army Health Center, applies a blood pressure cuff to Fabiola Lopez during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the

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    Valerie Francis, a registered nurse at Fox Army Health Center, applies a blood pressure cuff to Fabiola Lopez during Safety Day, May 11. The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the

  • Jeff Hayne, a Harley sales associate, explains details of his motorcycle display to Matthew Smith, Concepts Analysis Lab, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command during the command's joint Safety Day with the

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    Jeff Hayne, a Harley sales associate, explains details of his motorcycle display to Matthew Smith, Concepts Analysis Lab, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command during the command's joint Safety Day with the

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the Missile Defense Agency hosted a safety awareness day May 11 to promote safety awareness for the community.

The purpose of the 3rd Annual Joint Safety Awareness Day 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 focused on safety demonstrations and inspections performed by members of Redstone Arsenal and its surrounding communities. Exhibits and safety demonstrations included: 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.

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