Dangerous Jobs in the Air Force

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1 Running head: DANGEROUS JOBS Dangerous Jobs in the Air Force TUI University Dangerous Jobs in the Air Force
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2 DANGEROUS JOBS The work environment of any organization can be inherently dangerous for any employee. Dangers and hazards exist in all workplaces no matter what type of business or work is conducted. No matter how experienced or well trained any given employee may be, everyone in every workplace is at some risk to injury, no matter how minute the risk may be. It is impossible to eliminate the risk of injury completely from all jobs, tasks, or duties. The Air Force is no different. The work environment provided by the Air Force has inherent dangers and hazards just like any other workplace setting. Every Air Force base carries out duties and tasks related to the mission it has been given. Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB), where I work, has a flying mission. HARB is a fighter wing base, and flies F-16’s in support of the Air Force’s mission to fly, fight, and win. Pilots train on a daily basis, performing training missions to hone their skills in handling the aircraft to the best of their abilities. HARB has many different jobs and career fields which serve to support the flying mission it has been given. Maintenance personnel serve to maintain and repair the jets flown by the pilots. Transportation workers maintain government vehicles which are used to perform the job functions of each department on base. Security forces personnel serve to protect the base, its
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