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Proceedings of the helicopter logging safety workshop.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1996 Feb; :1-128
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00235375
Abstract
These proceedings report the findings and outcomes of a workshop on helicopter logging safety in Alaska. The specific topics covered at the proceedings included the epidemiology of Alaska helicopter logging deaths, synthesis of the aircraft accident data involving helicopter external load operations in the United States and Alaska from 1980 through 1994, public health approaches to preventing helicopter logging injuries, helicopter logging from a pilot's perspective, alternative aerologging techniques, helicopter logging safety and the concerns of the manufacturer, weather and terrain hazards in helicopter logging, helicopter maintenance in helicopter logging operations, regulations and standards in external load operations, the business of helicopter logging, helicopter adaptations for external load operations, helicopter logging from a ground crewman's perspective, operational and aircrew factors in helicopter applications, and investigation findings of helicopter logging crashes.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Pilots; Logging-workers; Forestry; Mortality-surveys; Risk-factors; Aircrews; Accident-statistics; Safety-research; Accident-prevention
Publication Date
19960201
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Klatt-ML; Hudson-DS; Conway-GA
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
PB97-151781
NTIS Price
A08
Source Name
Alaska Interagency Working Group for the Prevention of Occupational Injuries, Ketchikan, Alaska, March 1-2, 1995, Alaska Field Station, NIOSH, Anchorage, 128 pages, 6 references
State
AK
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