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Helicopter logging safety - Alaska Interagency Working Group for the Prevention of Occupational Injuries.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1998 Jul; :1-274
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20000225
Abstract
This document reports the findings, outcomes, and recommendations of a series of workshops on helicopter logging safety in Alaska. The specific topics covered include 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
Logging; Air-transportation; Aircraft; Aircraft-parts-and-auxiliary-equipment; Aircraft-engines; Aircrews; Helicopters; Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Accident-potential; Epidemiology; Injuries; Injury-prevention
Publication Date
19980701
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1998
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-140717
NTIS Price
A14
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 98-147
NIOSH Division
DSR; AFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
AK; WV
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