The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was in Juneau, Alaska, on September 14 and 15 surveying air-taxi pilots about fatigue. An NIOSH researcher has been asking cockpit crewmembers around the state to share their experiences and fatigue remedies as part of a three-year study of Alaskan air-taxi pilots.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
“Targeted guidelines” and “tough enforcement” are two key elements of a comprehensive voluntary plan from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) “to dramatically reduce ergonomic injuries,” according to Labor Secretary Elaine Chao. “This plan is a major improvement over the rejected old rule because it will prevent ergonomics injuries before they occur and reach a much larger number of at-risk workers.”
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.