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- May 2-8, 2010: 2010 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week.
The Airline Group and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported
2010 NAOSH Week, "Mission NAOSH 2010: Safe Workplaces." Sponsored annually by
the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and
the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance
of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
- September 23, 2009: Quarterly Air Transport Association (ATA) Ground Safety
Committee meeting, Cleveland, Ohio.
- Julia Evans, Team Leader, Region V, USDOL-OSHA, made a presentation to
airline industry ground safety professionals.
- September 1-3, 2009: 2009 Human Factors Symposium, the Manchester Grand
Hotel, San Diego, California.
- September 3, 2009: John Ford, Senior Safety Engineer, Division of
Occupational Safety and Health, State of California, participated on a panel
"Sustained Operator Safety Training and Equipage."
- May 3-9, 2009:
2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The
Airline Group and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported
2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers
(ASSE), an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety
Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries
and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means
Always Coming Home."
- May 4, 2009 Nobuyo Sakata, Director of Safety, Air Transport Association
(ATA); Mont Smith, Director, ATA; Gwen Butler, Ground Safety, United Airlines;
Mike Hodes, Senior Safety Analyst, American Airlines; and Marianne Psipsikas,
Health and Safety Analyst, Jet Blue Airways; represented the Airline Group and
attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in
Washington, DC. Then-Acting Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab, USDOL-OSHA;
Warren Brown, then-President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE;
provided brief remarks. The Kick-off also featured an Alliance Program
participant panel with presentations from Alliance Program participants
American Heart Association, ASSE, Independent Electrical Contractors, and
National Safety Council focusing on workplace safety and health issues.
- May 4, 2009: Gwen Butler, Ground Safety, United Airlines; Mike Hodes,
Senior Safety Analyst, American Airlines; and Marianne Psipsikas, Health and
Safety Analyst, Jet Blue Airways, represented the Airline Group and attended
the OSHA-led afternoon seminar. Barnett Lawrence, Compliance Assistance
Coordinator, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances (OOSA), Directorate of
Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA presented "Navigating the
OSHA Web Site." Amanda Edens, Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and
Guidance, USDOL-OSHA; Michael Walterschied, Area Director, Region III,
Baltimore/Washington D.C. Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; John Ferris, Director,
Office of Emergency Management, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency
Management, USDOL-OSHA; and Doug Goodell, then-Acting Deputy Director, DCSP,
USDOL-OSHA participated on the "OSHA Update" panel discussion. Elizabeth Way,
Director, OOSA, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA presented "OSHA Top 10 Violations and
Compliance Assistance Resources."