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Fall safety: Leaves

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

It’s easy to overlook leaves when it comes to safety — after all, they are just leaves. But don’t become complacent! Leaves can pose hazards for motorists. For example, children often play or lay in leaf piles, so remain alert and NEVER drive through a pile of leaves. And if you have leaves peeking out from under the hood of your car, make sure to clear them from under your hood so they don’t overheat your vehicle.

Fall safety: Heating and fires

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Now that the weather is getting cooler, and especially the nights, people spend more time inside their homes using fireplaces, furnaces, and heaters to keep warm. Or you might light up the fire pit outside to roast marshmallows with the kids. There’s nothing quite as cozy as a fire, but they can present some safety hazards. Check out the full post to ensure you remain safe this fall when it comes to fires.

Holiday Safety Message from Health, Safety, and Work-Life

Friday, December 2, 2016

While many of you will be participating in traditional holiday activities, others will continue to carry out Coast Guard missions. Whether you are on leave, traveling, or standing the watch, I urge you to be safe during the holidays. The holiday season is an excellent time to consider conducting unit safety stand-downs. Let’s take a pause and remind ourselves of the hazards associated with an often hectic and rushed period in our lives. Read the full post to learn more about preventing mishaps, managing risk, and properly preparing for your travels.

Fire Prevention Week – check your smoke alarms

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Smoke detectors are the first line of defense in a home fire, but that is only if they are working properly! This week is Fire Prevention Week and kicks off an All Hands Fall Safety series to ensure that you are ready for anything that fall may bring your way. This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” and encourages you to test and inspect your home smoke detectors before you may need them.

General Messages Weekly Roundup

Thursday, May 9, 2019

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members.

2019 Coast Guard’s Professional Development Reading List

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

“As I visit Coast Guard units around the world, I am inspired by the passion and commitment of our Coast Guard women and men. To capitalize on that, this year we are transitioning from a Commandant’s Reading List to a Coast Guard Professional Development List with recommendations from across the workforce. This list offers a broad range of subject matter—from history to leadership to innovation—and represents the diverse ideas and perspectives that contribute to our greatest strength, our people. As shared in the Coast Guard Strategic Plan, professional development and continuous learning ensures we remain ready to confront our complex operating environment today and tomorrow.” -Adm. Karl Schultz, Commandant

It’s time to get your annual flu shot!

Friday, October 5, 2018

An active duty military member receiving a flu vaccination.

As we head into the fall, it’s time to remember to get your annual influenza (flu) shot. An annual flu shot is a requirement for all military personnel, but it’s highly encouraged for all members of the Coast Guard total workforce.

Dear Coast Guard Family: 10 things that I wish everyone knew about the Coast Guard

Friday, August 3, 2018

Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Houston conduct law enforcement training on the 29-foot Response Boats–Small on March 22, 2018 in the Houston Ship Channel near Kemah, Texas. Law enforcement training ensures members maintain operational readiness. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland.

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. This month, Conley write about 10 things she wishes everyone knew about the Coast Guard.

General Messages Weekly Roundup

Thursday, May 17, 2018

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

General Messages Weekly Roundup

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

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