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Safety Briefing 11-March-2009 “Preventing Accidents and Mishaps. Joseph R. Perea, MD, Maj, CAP NM Wing Director of Safety. Safety Briefing Requirements for All. CAPR 62-1 (3d) CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures

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Safety briefing 11 march 2009 preventing accidents and mishaps

Safety Briefing11-March-2009“Preventing Accidents and Mishaps

Joseph R. Perea, MD, Maj, CAP

NM Wing Director of Safety

March 2009 Safety Briefing


Safety briefing 11 march 2009 preventing accidents and mishaps

Safety Briefing Requirements for All

CAPR 62-1 (3d) CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures

All CAP members must obtain a monthly 15 minute face-to-face briefing (or Make-up) before they may participate in any CAP activity (including unit meetings).

Joseph R. Perea, MD, Major, CAP

NM Wing Director of Safety

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To receive credit

To receive credit . . . . .

  • Upon completion of this briefing, send an email stating:

  • Subject: March Safety Briefing “”Preventing Accidents and Mishaps” completed.

  • Wing Staff: Send to [email protected]

  • Squadron Members: Send to your Squadron Safety Officer

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High profile fatalities

High Profile Fatalities

  • A. Scott Crossfield

    • NASA, flew the X15 at Mach 2

    • Died 19 April 2006, Cessna 210 personal flight

  • James Steven Fossett

    • 116 World Records in 5 sports

    • Round the world, solo

    • Crashed 3 Sep 2007, Bellanca Super Decathelon

Even the most experienced pilots can and do have fatal Accidents

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Fatality factors

Fatality Factors

  • Over-confidence in one’s abilities

    • “Watch this! . . . . . . .vrrroooooomm”

  • Lack of Situational Awareness

    • “Never go where your brain has not been 5 times before” 3T’s : Terrain, Turb, Towers

  • Lack of Proficiency (vrs Currency)

    • ie Night Flight, Mtn flying, IFR

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Safety solutions

SAFETY SOLUTIONS

  • #1. Leave ego at

    home.

    “Ego, no! Stay!

Small ego

Even BIG EGOs have to stay

at home

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Safety solutions1

SAFETY SOLUTIONS

  • Leave ego at home.

    “Ego, no! Stay!

    • Always do a complete preflight.

    • Always check the weather.

    • Always check NOTAMS, TFRs, and charts.

    • No “Watch this!” behavior: 83% of accidents attributed to ‘maneuvering flight’

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Safety solutions2

Safety Solutions

  • Use the Risk Management Matrix

  • Situational Awareness (use ALL of your resources)

    • Co-pilot, Crew Resource Management, Communication, Observer, Scanner

    • For VFR and IFR: Use VOR, ADF, GPS, Sectional, WAC, IFR charts, local pilot information, etc, etc, etc

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Safety solutions3

Safety Solutions

Maintain Proficiency (Not just Currency)

  • Night Flights with another pilot

  • Short Field, Soft Field, Power Off, Go-round, ground maneuvers

  • IFR: Proficiency, Approaches, lost procedures, unusual attitudes,

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Other safety concerns

Other Safety Concerns

  • CO Monitor Card (Even G1000!)

    • Headache, dizziness, fatigue, sleepiness

  • I ‘M SAFE

    • Illness

    • Medications

    • Sleep

    • Alcohol 8hrs? 24hrs?

    • Fatigue (Duty Day Limits)

    • Eat (or Emotions)

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    Cap accident reporting

    CAP ACCIDENT REPORTING

    • Form 78s DECEMBER 2008

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    Summary of form 78 accidents and incidents for december 2008

    Summary of Form 78 Accidents and Incidents for December 2008

    Aircraft

    • Precautionary landing: electrical; engine power; rough engine

    • Aircraft departed runway after touch down

    • Defective tie down in trailer, damaged glider during tow

    • Preflight: Found damaged tie-down ring

    • Hangar: Left horizontal stabilizer contacted metal cabinet

    • Right main tire went flat on landing.

    • Landing with crosswind on frosty runway, airplane slid into snow

    • Vehicle None Reported

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    Form 78 accidents for december 2008 how can you prevent these

    Form 78 Accidents for December 2008How can you prevent these??

    Aircraft

    Precautionary landing: Think about . . . . . . .

    • electrical; Circuit breakers, rheostats

    • engine power; Too leanMixture (decent), magnetos

    • rough engine Mixture, magnetos, propeller, carb icing

    • Aircraft departed runway after touch down

      Roll out: Attn only to directional control and deceleration

    • Preflight: Found damaged tie-down ring

      ????? Maybe tail ring damage from nose high strike?

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    Form 78 accidents for december 2008 how can you prevent these1

    Form 78 Accidents for December 2008How can you prevent these??

    • Hangar: Left horizontal stabilizer contacted metal cabinet

      Follow the two-man rule for moving Aircraft

    • Right main tire went flat on landing.

      AvoidExcessive braking pressure and Locking the brakes

    • Landing with crosswind on frosty runway, airplane slid into snow

      Roll out: Attn only to directional control and deceleration

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    Summary of form 78 accidents and incidents for december 2008 con t

    Summary of Form 78 Accidents and Incidents for December 2008Con’t

    Bodily Injury

    • Cadet had eye irritation from dirt between contact lens and eye

    • Cadet received bloody nose playing Frisbee

    • Cadet cut finger with knife while opening MRE

    • Cadet split lip and fractured tooth after hitting bleachers while playing basketball

    March 2009 Safety Briefing


    Safety briefing 11 march 2009 preventing accidents and mishaps

    Questions?

    March 2009 Safety Briefing


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