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Activities and Events Archive

(2009-2013)

  • May 5-11, 2013: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2013 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2013 Theme: "Worker Safety Works for Everyone."
  • May 6-12, 2012: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2012 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2012 Theme: "Safety, What Every Business Needs."
  • May 1-7, 2011: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2011 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) 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 2011 was "Celebrating a Century of Safety."
    • May 2, 2011: Nobuyo Sakata, Manager of Operations & Safety Analysis, Air Transport Association, Marianne Psipsikas, Sr. Analyst Occupational Health and Safety, JetBlue, and Mike Hodes, Senior Safety Analyst, American Airlines, attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels, USDOL-OSHA; Darryl Hill, President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Vice President, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off event also featured interviews with the ASSE Kids' "Safety on the Job" Poster Winners.
  • May 2-8, 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: 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."
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