Airside safety hazards – winter working

Airside safety hazards – winter working

Posted Posted in Airport worker health and safety management, Aviation PPE design and development, Aviation safety workwear and uniform design

This summer airside workers endured soaring temperatures but only too soon they will be facing the high winds and storms of autumn and the ice, snow and extreme cold of winter. Year-round airside workers are exposed to weather extremes but winter working, in particular, requires careful consideration to maintain high standards of health and safety […]

Airside Safety hazards – falls from height

Airside Safety hazards – falls from height

Posted Posted in Airport worker health and safety management, Aviation PPE design and development

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report that the number of falls reported airside has decreased significantly in the past few years. However, the executive warns that there is still a substantial risk of serious injury unless the appropriate systems of work and standards are maintained. Part of these standards must be the appropriate purchase […]

Airside Safety Hazards – Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Airside Safety Hazards – Chemicals and Hazardous Materials

Posted Posted in Airport worker health and safety management, Aviation PPE design and development

Airside at an airport is part technical area and part customer service zone, and when it comes to the technical area, there are many instances when the health and safety of airside workers could be compromised by exposure to chemicals or other hazardous materials used during key airside operations – during cleaning operations, de-icing, aircraft […]