Monday, June 06, 2005

OSHA, Airline Group Renew Alliance; Will Continue Addressing Ergonomic Issues Related to Safe Handling of Checked Baggage

There is hope yet ...

"An Alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and a group of 13 airlines and the International Air Transport Section of the National Safety Council (NSC) was renewed today to continue building on successes and further protect workers in the airline industry. The agreement was first launched in November 2002 and first renewed in April 2004.

"Our association with OSHA, the National Safety Council and a consortium of airlines has been and continues to be the source for open dialogue on ergonomic issues as well as an industry venue for benchmarking," added Jim Swartz, Director of Corporate Safety for Delta Air Lines, Inc. "This is the third phase of our long term approach to address baggage handling in the travel industry."    continued ...   (Via Yahoo! News)

Baggage Handler - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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