Sixth NATA Ground Handling Safety Symposium

The NATA Ground Handling Safety Symposium (GHSS) returned for a sixth year during Sept. 13-14.

Held at the Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas

Steve Berry, MD of Safety and Training at NATA, anticipated the return to an in-person event would help foster the connections, camaraderie and collaboration that are hallmarks of the GHSS.

This year’s agenda focused on several topics.

Keith Clark of Phillips 66 Aviation addressed misfuelling prevention and the Save-a-Life, Verify Fuel Type initiative. Clay Lacy Aviation’s Mark Foschetti spoke about towing ops.

A presentation on the connection between non-technical skill and safety was conducted by Mike France, Magpie Human Systems. Kevin Honan and Jeffrey Goble of AviationManuals addressed safety management systems (SMS) and change management.

FBO software specialists, X-1FBO hosted Day 2s luncheon with CEO Jim Wiley welcoming the delegates.