Win a Free Safety 1st Online Training Course

NATA_annivlogo_8colorIn celebration of NATA’s 75th Anniversary, we will hold a monthly contest for our members to win special giveaways throughout 2016. This month you can win a free Safety 1st online training course. In order to be entered in the January drawing, you must:

1. Follow the Safety Net blog by email or through your WordPress account.

The winner will be randomly selected Friday, February 5, 2016. 

Congratulations: Air Elite Network Seeks IS-BAH Accreditation

NATA would like to congratulate World Fuel Services on its recent announcement. The Air Elite® Network has partnered with the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) so network members can attend training and pursue the International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAH) accreditation in 2016 and beyond. Several Air Elite members currently hold IS-BAH accreditation or are working toward the certification. With the guidance of the Air Elite Network, all members can attend workshops and take steps to becoming accredited. Click here to read the full press release. To get more information about the IS-BAH program, please visit www.nata.aero/safety1st.

NTSB Announces 2016 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements

Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced the 2016 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements during the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The NTSB’s Most Wanted List “highlights safety issues identified from the NTSB’s accident investigations to increase awareness about the issues and promote recommended safety solutions.”

The following is the NTSB 2016 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements:

  • Reduce Fatigue-Related Accidents
  • Improve Rail Transit Safety Oversight
  • Promote Availability Of Collision Avoidance Technologies In Highway Vehicles
  • Strengthen Occupant Protection
  • Disconnect From Deadly Distractions
  • Prevent Loss Of Control In Flight In General Aviation
  • Promote The Completion Of Rail Safety Initiatives
  • End Substance Impairment In Transportation
  • Require Medical Fitness For Duty
  • Expand Use Of Recorders To Enhance Transportation Safety