Tag Archives: “AOA”

Flight Attendant Return-to-Work

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<– This door stands between flight attendants returning to work, and having to find another job. After a torn rotator cuff, neck injury, bicep-tendon rupture, or lower back disc herniation, a flight attendant MUST pass the physical exam in order to return to work. . The FAA is very strict rules about who can return

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No Bumpers = Big Injuries (Airport Metal Motor Vehicle Mayhem)

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Airport trucks with no bumpers can result in big injuries. You may have noticed that many motorized vehicles zipping around the runways do not have bumpers like passenger cars. These luggage tugs, service vehicles, maintenance crew Cushman and other electrically powered devices are vital to efficient movement of jets on the Air Operations Area (“AOA”).

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Crush and Amputation Injuries at the Airport Runways

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Having won and settled cases involving airport construction, vehicle, and luggage tug crush injuries, Doug Landau is alerted of similar incidents across the country. Airport construction is far more complicated than construction on public roads. In addition to regular four-wheeled vehicles, such as trucks and vans, airports also utilize vehicles not designed for roads. These

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Pilots Pre-Flight Injuries – Are They Covered?

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Airline pilots are expected to perform a pre-flight inspection, to make sure that their aircraft is safe for the journey. If a pilot, or a member of the flight crew, is injured during preflight inspection, this may be covered by the airline’s Worker’s Compensation insurance. This means that there may be in coverage for their

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Protect children passengers: The International Air Transport Association should have common sense guidelines

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines, or 82% of total air traffic. According to the IATA’s own publication, burns and spills remain one of the most commonly reported cabin safety issues, resulting in injury and lost time from work. In the “Cabin Operations Safety Best Practices

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Smashes & Crashes at the Airport: What Can Injured Victims Do?

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Under the sign for the hamburger venue Smashburger at Reagan National Airport (DCA), airport injury attorney Doug Landau observed a number of: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) cars, airline luggage tugs, fuel trucks, passenger transport mini buses, ramp vehicles and electric maintenance Cushman carts zipping around the “Air Operations Area” (AOA). The Air Operations Area

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