Aviation

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    A stickler for safety

    Dave Renshaw, workshop and warehouse supervisor at Allied Infrastructure Management Ltd, is seen by his colleagues as a health and safety hero because of his innovations on the shopfloor and his uncompromising attitude towards behaviours that could put his colleagues’ lives at risk. This earned him the title of Health and Safety Champion at the International Safety Awards 2019.

    By Anna Ryland on 06 November 2019

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    Boeing appoints safety roles to board amid fatal crash findings

    Boeing has announced a restructure to its board in the latest attempt to put safety at the heart of decision-making, almost one year after the first of two crashes involving its 737 Max 8 airplane, which killed 346 people in total.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 October 2019

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    BALPA issues word of warning for santa’s drones

    The pilots’ organization BALPA has issued a reminder for those hoping to unwrap a drone this Christmas, warning that the toys can be fatal for those driving a plane or flying.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 December 2018

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    The man and the machine

    Aviation is one of the industries facing significant technological transformation, including the introduction of remote air traffic control. However, the question remains: what role can human factors play in it?

    By Per Ahl, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions on 10 September 2018

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    Aerospace firm in the dock after 100 HAVS cases identified

    Aerospace firm, Nordam Europe Limited has been fined £400,000 after workers were exposed to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

    By British Safety Council on 15 August 2018