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CPR/AED Training: Frequent Refreshers are Critical

TELL ME AND I FORGET, TEACH ME AND I MAY REMEMBER, INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN.” – BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. If someone collapsed in front of you in cardiac arrest, would…

Posted on May 3, 2018
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Road Safety While on the Road

Road safety is one of the top travel risks for business travelers and crew members while at destination. Whether as a pedestrian, a vehicle driver, or a passenger in a…

Posted on November 3, 2017
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Medical Advisory: Safe Sleeping, Best Seats and More Safety Tips for Air Travel with Children

Let’s face it, traveling with children can be stressful. Whether on a commercial aircraft or a private flight, one of the most challenging times is when a child becomes unwell…

Posted on May 3, 2017
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Medical Advisory: What is the Zika Virus?

As the international headlines tell us, mosquito-borne diseases are having a global impact. Annually, 700 million people become ill with diseases spread by mosquitoes. Over 627,000 deaths were caused by…

Posted on July 7, 2016
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Medical Advisory: Just How Important Are Travel Immunizations?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “progress towards the global vaccination target for 2015 is far off track “and WHO is “calling for renewed efforts to get progress back…

Posted on May 29, 2015
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Are You Prepared to Manage a Communicable Disease within Your Flight Operation?

With Ebola and other communicable diseases in the current international headlines, it’s a good time for everyone to review the standard operating procedures their travelers should be practicing every day….

Posted on November 6, 2014
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OSHA Update at a Glance: Workplace Safety & Cabin Crew

Enhancing Safety & Well-Being Through Training & Prevention In 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a Policy Statement to enhance occupational safety and health in the aircraft cabin by…

Posted on April 3, 2014
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Preventing Flight Crew Back Injuries

Lifting, bending, pushing and pulling – it’s all part of the job for most crew members. Unfortunately, such repetitive movements often translate to back injury, one of the most incapacitating…

Posted on December 10, 2013
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Medical Advisory: Travel Safe, Travel Smart

It turns out that your mother was right. The things she always told you—wash your hands, be prepared, get plenty of rest, don’t drink too much, talk to someone if…

Posted on May 15, 2013