FAA Aviation MX Human Factors Quarterly
The September edition of the FAA MX Fatigue news letter this quarter includes:
WHAT AVIATION LEADERS CAN DO TO FIX SAFETY AND QUALITY PROBLEMS – Dr. Marc Szepan
Four leadership best practices – the Four A’s – for fixing safety and quality problems.
HOW DOES A GOLDEN BOLT REDUCE FOD? -MSgt Steven Fleming
Small incentives can promote both safety and morale, at the same time, within a maintenance unit.
PARTY OF ONE? HOW TO DO A SAFETY CULTURE OF JUST YOU – Sabrina Woods
Five hallmarks of a good safety culture, and how to implement them in your organization, even if your organization just includes you.
STOP MAINTENANCE ERROR LEAKS THROUGH RVP STEPS – Vishwanath Hampanna
This article is written in memory of the late Rohit Virendra Pandey, Maintenance Technician, who lost his life during aircraft maintenance on July 9th, 2019 at Kolkata airport in India. His initials, RVP, have been transformed into steps that will trigger us to remember warnings and cautions during daily aircraft maintenance activities.
REMINDER ABOUT FAA SAFETY PROMOTION TOOLS – Kylie N. Key
A resource-dump of FAA safety promotion tools that you can use to improve your organization’s safety culture.
THE BELIEVERS, ACHIEVERS AND DREAMERS: PEOPLE ARE THE SUCCESS OF LOSA – Levi L. Breeding
The key to United’s LOSA success and efficacy lies in the hearts of the people dedicated to its purpose: the believers,achievers, and dreamers that make it all possible.
HUMAN FACTORS OBSERVATIONS FROM A KOREAN AVIATION SAFETY SEMINAR -Dr. Bill Johnson
Observations from the 3rd Asian Aviation Education and Training Symposium in Seoul, Republic of Korea. While the maintenance human factors challenges are similar to the US and rest of the world, South Korea has its unique challenges and solutions that work well.