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Proceedings of the helicopter logging safety workshop.
NIOSH 1996 Feb; :1-128
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.
NIOSH-Author; Pilots; Logging-workers; Forestry; Mortality-surveys; Risk-factors; Aircrews; Accident-statistics; Safety-research; Accident-prevention
Klatt-ML; Hudson-DS; Conway-GA
NTIS Accession No.
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
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division