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AIRCREW SAFETY & HEALTH

	HIAPER research aircraft taking off

Photo courtesy of Julie Haggerty (NCAR)

Overview

Aircrew job hazards have changed over the years, from cigarette smoke on flights to heightened safety concerns as a result of 9/11. Aircrew, including pilots and flight attendants, experience the mental and physical stress of the job as well as potential hazards, such as cosmic radiation, communicable disease, and pesticides.

Here you can learn more about common crewmember concerns, and what you can do to keep yourself safe and healthy.

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