Hazards are commonplace for ground and cabin crews. Check out these easy to follow tips so you can improve your own safety and that of your coworkers.
According to Boeing, more than 70 percent of commercial airplane hull-loss accidents have been attributed to human error. Aviation professionals know that it’s important to identify and get to the root of all problems, which is why we compiled this list for you.
Be alert on the job
Feeling sleepy is a major contributor to workplace accidents, so be on the lookout for any dangerous hazards. Learn to assess risk at work and prevent accidents from happening.
Follow safety procedures
Safety programs exist for a reason, they were probably put in place because someone got hurt or due to high risk of accidents. Avoid accidents by following the procedures mandated by your employer.
Dealing with diseases and/or waste
Working with sick people or simply being in a contaminated workplace can lead to several unpleasant experiences. Watch out for bacteria, viruses and even mold.
We are always prone to injuries when we choose to walk on dangerous surfaces, such as hot or wet surfaces and slippery or uneven floors. Falls are the main cause of sprains and fractures in the workplace. You can prevent this by wearing specially design footwear with Anti-Skid and Anti-Slip properties.
Anxiety, frustration, fear and stress are issues that may appear masked in the workplace. They can come in the form of work overload or mounting pressure and a fast work pace. Take breaks and work more efficiently to reduce this effect.
Safety is the number one priority of the aviation industry and IATA is always hard at work to ensure that things stay that way. If you have any more questions, please read their Cabin Safety Guide [PDF].