Alliance -- An OSHA Cooperative Program<< Back to Airline Industry and the National Safety Council (NSC), International Air Transport Section


Ms. Jillings and airline representatives from the OSHA/Airline Industry Alliance gave the workshop attendees an overview of todays baggage handling process and the current challenges and impacts on the airline industry.  The workshop presenters also updated the attendees on the groups activities and discussed the Alliances ongoing work, including the development of information for airline passengers on handling heavy bags, discussions with airport authorities regarding airport design, updates to the baggage handling eTool and the continued development of an ergonomics-training manual for airline employees.

Workshop Speakers:

  • Cheryl Beasley, Air Tran Airways
  • Linda Christopherson, America West Airlines
  • Lee Anne Jillings, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, OSHA
  • Ray McCleary, US Airways
  • Penny Prince, American Airlines
  • Ashley West, Delta Air Lines