Embry-Riddle to Offer Short Courses in Aviation Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation

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Daytona Beach, FL, and Prescott, AZ, January 24, 2012

The Professional Programs Office of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host several five-day Center for Aerospace Safety/Security Education (CASE) short courses that combine the latest information on safety, security, human factors and aircraft accident investigation topics with a professional and dynamic classroom environment.

Participants may elect to take courses independently or to complete the three courses marked with an asterisk to receive a Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety.

Occupational Safety & Health / Aviation Ground Safety for Managers*
Course Dates: April 16-20, 2012
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida

This course gives the participant working knowledge of OSHA’s General Industry Safety and Health standards. In addition, participants will gain a fundamental working knowledge of an aviation ground safety program. Participants will receive the OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Safety & Health Card.

Aviation Safety Program Management*
Course Dates: April 23-27, 2012
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida

This course gives the participant working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. Course topics include safety culture, disaster/emergency planning, internal reporting systems, human error and human performance, and introduction to safety management systems.

Aircraft Accident Investigation and Management*
Course Dates: April 30 to May 4, 2012
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida

This course is designed to teach the participant the fundamentals required to conduct or manage an aircraft mishap/accident investigation. The participant will review the investigation sequence from the preplanning stage through the general survey and specific analysis of a mishap/accident, culminating with the determination of contributing factors and probable causes.

Advanced Aircraft Accident Investigation & Management
Course Dates: May 7-11, 2012
Location: Prescott Campus, Arizona

This course introduces the participant to advanced accident investigation procedures involving design, materials and aircraft performance. Participants will analyze various mechanical and structural factors and loads on an airplane and will receive an introduction to advanced fire investigation and avionics. Extensive use will be made of simulated accident scenario exercises in the on-campus crash laboratory, and case examples will help participants identify, collect and analyze data in the process of determining probable causes.

For more information, please contact Embry-Riddle Professional Programs/CASE Short Courses:
Director: Sarah Ochs
Email: case@erau.edu
Phone: (386) 226-6928
Website & Registration Information: http://www.erau.edu/case

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