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March 24, 2020

Tornado Safety emphasized in March

As spring approaches, so does changes in weather. One weather event you need to make a plan of action for is Tornados!   According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s National Climate Data Center, the Commonwealth of Virginia has an average of 18-20 tornado events per year. The season usually starts in April and ends in November.  

March 4, 2020

Spring forward with DST, working smoke alarms

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone of the importance of changing your smoke detector batteries when you move your clock forward March 8, in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time. The smoke detectors could be the most important safety equipment in your home, but in many cases, they are the least maintained.

Feb. 10, 2020

Storm drain improvements good for installation, environment

Views of white steam erupting from manhole covers around the installation might remind one of majestic geysers or whales expelling air at the ocean surface; but this warm cloud of condensation serves its own purpose for the infrastructure of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 22, 2019

Tips to help employees practice safety during the holiday season

It is that time of year again and with winter fast approaching Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.

Nov. 15, 2019

DSCR recycling efforts highlighted on America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Each Nov. 15 we celebrate “America Recycles Day.” Most folks think that recycling was a product of the late 1960s, but the initiative to protect the environment got its start long before that.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Fire and EMS professionals educate employees on fire safety

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

Sept. 16, 2019

DLA Installation management Richmond’s emergency services hosts National Preparedness Month fair

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services Division hosted a Preparedness Fair in support of National Preparedness Month Sept. 12, inside the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Center Restaurant.

July 2, 2019

Installation Management fire inspector shares fireworks safety tips

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, many are excited to see the fireworks show sparkling in color across the dark skies. It’s a beautiful sight that many try to duplicate in their backyards, parks and sometimes in neighborhood streets. This can lead to some devastating mishaps that I’m sure we’ve all heard about before.

June 28, 2019

Creating a culture of safety

Each year the third week in the month of June is designated as Firefighter Safety Stand Down week. This year’s national theme is “Reduce your exposure: It’s everyone’s responsibility” and is chosen by the Firefighter Safety Stand Down group.