A Practical Introduction To Human Factors
A practical introduction to Human Factors, including case studies of Tuninter Airlines Flight 1153, Continental Express Flight 2574, Solitaire Air Flight 6888, and Alaska Airlines Flight 536.
Human Factors On The Ramp
According to the Flight Safety Foundation, approximately 27,000 ramp accidents and incidents — one per 1,000 departures — occur worldwide every year. Approximately 243,000 people are injured each year in these accidents and incidents; The injury rate is 9 per 1,000 departures. Further, ramp accidents cost major airlines worldwide at least US$10 billion a year. Yet, almost every one of these accidents and incidents is preventable! This presentation focuses on the human factors of ground operations.