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IHST Safety Experts Will Offer 14 Workshops at Heli-Expo 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (387 reads)General

Members of the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Louisville at 14 different workshops and at a special safety symposium. The IHST promotes safety and works to reduce accidents through a government and industry cooperative effort that has resulted in a worldwide decrease in civil helicopter accidents since the organization’s inception in 2005.



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U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Will Host HAI Symposium at Heli-Expo in Louisville
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 (503 reads)General

WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team will help the Helicopter Association International (HAI) kick off Heli-Expo 2016 by hosting a Symposium for helicopter safety professionals on Feb. 29th in Louisville.

The theme of the Safety Symposium will be “Safety and the Bottom Line” and will include presentations focused on showing how safety initiatives and the fostering of a safety culture results in a more profitable operation.



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A Decade of Inquiry and Outreach Reduces Helicopter Accidents and Saves Lives
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 (1172 reads)General

The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) promotes safety and works to reduce accidents and fatalities through education and culture change. The organization was formed in 2005 to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to address factors that were affecting an unacceptable helicopter accident rate.



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IHST Finds Out “Where in the World” Helicopter Safety is Pursued
Friday, October 23, 2015 (1351 reads)General

From a survey of civil helicopter operators located in key regions around the world, the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has gained a broader understanding of where safety initiatives are being implemented. 

Worldwide, the top IHST-recommended safety initiatives are the implementation of Safety Management Systems and the support for structured training. These are followed in order by structured maintenance programs, Flight Data Monitoring and Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS).



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U.S. Civil Helicopter Accidents Continue to Decline During 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (2476 reads)General

FORT WORTH, TX – If the first half of the year is any indication, then 2015 is shaping up to be a very good year for civil helicopter safety in the United States. Total accidents are down 28 percent during the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year. In addition, according to the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org), the number of accidents has been cut nearly in half compared to 2006.



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