Human Factors: Your Role in Accident Prevention
Tuesday, March 5 | | 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N253
Maintenance/Technical Issues Track
When working on the maintenance or operation of an aircraft, we hold the responsibility of maintaining a safe environment for ourselves, our fellow workers, and the people who are transported in those aircraft. With an understanding of human factors, each individual can be more aware of his or her environment and those issues that could impact safety, thereby taking an active role in accident prevention.
- Define the dynamics involving human behavior, capability, and limitations
- Define positive characteristics of teamwork and efficient communication
- Identify the role of the individual in accident prevention.
Cathy Landry has been involved in the aviation maintenance training field for most of her career. She currently operates Northrop Rice, a legacy division of AlphaBravo LLC, and focuses on the development and implementation of maintenance training programs, courses, and on-the-job training processes.
During employment in the family business, Northrop Rice USA, Landry assisted in the set-up, certification, and operation of their numerous domestic aviation maintenance training schools. She also served as a project manager overseeing the curriculum development, equipment acquisition, instructor training and program development for a 1,000 student training program developed for the government of Malaysia. She has a bachelor of science degree and is a certified professional in learning performance (CPLP) through the American Society of Training and Development.