Team Also Will Hold All-Hands Meeting and Participate in IHST Global Meeting
Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Atlanta at 12 different workshops in a wide variety of topics.
The USHST promotes safety and works to reduce accidents through a government and industry cooperative effort that has resulted in a decrease in U.S. civil helicopter accidents since the organization’s inception in 2013.
The full list of USHST-related workshops scheduled at Heli-Expo 2019 is the following:
- USHST Helicopter Safety Enhancements, March 5, 8:00 am
- What’s the Best SMS Tool? You!, March 5, 8:00 am
- Autorotations: Reality Exposed, March 5, 10:30 am
- Helicopter Scenario-Based Training, March 5, 10:30 am
- The Top 3 Types of Fatal Helicopter Accidents, March 5, 12:00 pm, and March 6, 4:00 pm
- The Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way Out of Vortex Ring State, March 5, 1:15 pm, and March 6, 4:00 pm
- Simulation: Learn from Your Mistakes, March 5, 1:15 pm
- Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves, March 5, 1:30 pm, and March 6, 10:30 am and 1:30 pm
- What the FRAT? Flight Risk Assessment Tools, March 5, 3:45 pm, and March 6, 2:45 pm
- SMS for Small-Fleet or Private Operators, March 6, 10:30 am
- Aviation Safety Ethics, March 6, 10:30 am
- Operational Considerations for Personal Protective Equipment, March 6, 1:30 pm
In addition to offering their safety expertise, all USHST members will gather for a semi-annual all-hands meeting at Heli-Expo in Atlanta on Monday, March 4, at 1:30 pm. The public is welcome to sit in. Following that, at 2:45 pm, the U.S. experts will join with International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org
) members from around the world in an annual gathering to discuss safety issues that affect the global helicopter industry. Both meetings will take place in Room B309 at the convention center.
More information about the USHST, its reports, safety tools, Real Safety presentations and YouTube safety videos can be obtained at its web site and on the International Helicopter Safety Team web site (www.IHST.org) and Facebook page.