AF Form 4392 Predeparture Safety Briefing

AF Form 4392 Predeparture Safety Briefing

What Is AF Form 4392?

AF Form 4392, Pre-Departure Safety Briefing, is a document used to identify mitigating strategies and assess risk when planning for a trip. Commanders, supervisors, and managers must mentor and guide employees to manage safety. The latest version of the form was released by the U.S. Air Force (AF) on August 5, 2011.

Alternate Name:

  • Pre-Departure Safety Briefing Form

An up-to-date fillable AF Form 4392 is available for download below. Additional information and filing guidelines can be found in AFI 91-202, The U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program. These instructions set up mishap prevention program requirements, contain program management information, and assign responsibilities for the program elements.

The Pre-Departure Travel Safety Program is a management tool for supervisors and commanders. It helps civilian and military employees to reduce the potential for a traffic mishap by identifying and mitigating risks involving travel by private motor vehicle to a permanent change of station, leave, and temporary duty assignments.


AF Form 4392 Instructions

Instructions for the AF 4392 Form are as follows:

  • The unit commanders must ensure that before departure on leave, temporary duty, or permanent change of station, the military personnel are reminded of the dangers involving travel by private motor vehicles and recreational activities;
  • The unit commander, the immediate supervisor, the flight commander, the first sergeant, or the military training manager must conduct a briefing;
  • The units are responsible for adding educational materials adapted to the installation's location, the recreational activities, and the climatic conditions.

How to Fill Out AF Form 4392?

  1. Section I ("Instructions") includes the guidelines for filing the form.
  2. Section II ("Briefing Guide") urges the driver to plan the trip intelligently and carefully, advises them to contact the command post in the event of an emergency situation or an accident, encourages them to check the weather forecast for the route of travel, stresses the importance of vehicle check-ups and the value of restraint devices, discourages driving during late hours, and discusses the requirements for personnel planning to engage in high-risk activities.
  3. Section III ("Proposed Travel Itinerary") must be completed by the departing member and reviewed by the unit commander, the first sergeant, the flight commander, the immediate supervisor, or the military training manager before the member's departure. It covers the modes of transportation, the final destination, the departure date, the departure point and the arrival point for every day of travel, the approximate mileage, and the length of the rest period.
  4. Section IV ("Other Information") may be overprinted for a group briefing or local information.

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