Occupational safety and health

March 4, 2008 - 5:16am

Grey Owl Aviation Consultants has joined forces with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Jet Repair Anywhere (JRA) to increase aviation safety awareness.

According to the companies’ agreement, any repair station that signs up for JRA’s Wrench program is eligible for a 20-percent discount on Grey Owl’s regular $560-per-person rate for a two-day workshop: “Human Factors for Aviation Managers and Technicians.”

February 18, 2008 - 4:21am

Despite a strong push for better safety by HAI through a series of training and awareness programs, total helicopter accidents in the U.S. declined only slightly last year from 80 in 2006 to 78 in 2007, while the total number of fatal accidents increased. Fatalities and off-shore accidents also increased, according to a summary of accidents released by Boca Raton, Fla.-based aviation safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates.

January 3, 2008 - 5:43am

For the second year in a row, Western Aircraft’s facility in Boise, Idaho, has been recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and was awarded the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (Sharp) for its stellar safety and training program.

December 27, 2007 - 11:41am

“If I talk to ten people, I get ten different versions of what they believe an SMS [Safety Management System] is,” FAA associate administrator of aviation safety Nick Sabatini told attendees at the fourth FAA International Aviation Safety Forum.

December 19, 2007 - 1:39pm

Shortly after its purchase by finance house Allied Capital earlier this year, Mercury Air Centers dedicated a new hangar and tenant office facility at Charleston International Airport (CHS) S.C. The 45,000-sq-ft complex is adjacent to Mercury’s existing terminal and incorporates a 23,000-sq-ft hangar bay with 28-foot-high doors that can accommodate large business jets, such as the Gulfstream V.

December 7, 2007 - 9:21am
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The Internet has long shed its image as a technology plaything; in fact, it has become an ingrained, and indispensable, part of many people’s daily lives. From e-mail to news on demand to instant messaging to any kind of research, the information highway is the world’s largest library and communications system–available at your fingertips and on your schedule.

December 6, 2007 - 8:48am

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded General Dynamics Aviation Services’ maintenance center in Westfield, Mass., its “Star” status. It is the highest level of recognition in the administration’s voluntary protection program.

November 5, 2007 - 9:20am

ERA plans to recommend to the European Aviation Safety Agency and the European Commission a set of standards emphasizing the importance of preparation for handling the aftermath of aircraft accidents.

November 1, 2007 - 12:28pm

Relenting to mounting public and congressional pressure, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin reversed course and announced yesterday that his agency would indeed release the results from the National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service (NAOMS) project, an $11.3 million aviation safety survey.

October 11, 2007 - 9:43am

“The aviation industry should not allow concerns over security to detract from efforts to improve aviation safety,” said Stuart Matthews, president and CEO of Flight Safety Foundation, setting the tone of the 48th Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar held in late April in Hollywood, Fla.

 
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