Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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AVM 202 - Aviation Safety

2.5 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
1.25 lecture periods 3.75 lab periods

Introduction to aviation safety procedures. Includes personal safety issues, human factors, accident avoidance, facility fire protection, hazardous materials safety and handling procedures, ramp procedures for movement, and securing and servicing of aircraft and ramp support equipment. Also includes forklift and scissors lift training.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of personal, shop, and ramp safety
  2. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of potential aircraft hazards
  3. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of aircraft handling
  4. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of ground equipment handling

Outline:
  1. Personal Safety
    1. Define terms related to safety
    2. Discuss general safety practices and precautions
    3. Discuss personal safety practices and equipment
    4. List steps to be followed in case of an accident
  2. Human Factors
    1. Physiology
    2. Personal habits
    3. Attitudes towards the workplace
    4. Accident avoidance
  3. Shop and Hangar Safety
    1. Standard safety procedures
    2. Emergency evacuation procedures
    3. Hazards of shop floor equipment
    4. Hazard tags and markings
    5. Electrical and chemical shutdown procedures
  4. Ramp Safety
    1. Standard safety procedures
    2. Emergency evacuation procedures
    3. Hazard zone and ramp markings
    4. Precautions around aircraft
    5. Pneumatic, electrical and fuel shutdown procedures
  5. Hazardous Aircraft
    1. Obstructions
    2. Grounding
    3. Fire
    4. Radiation
    5. Turbine engine hazards
    6. Piston and propeller hazards
    7. Movement of aircraft
    8. Securing
    9.       System hazards
  6. Hazardous Material Handling
    1. Safety equipment
    2. Storage
    3. Disposal
    4. Material Safety Data Safety Sheet (MSDA) data
    5. Handling precautions
  7. Fire Safety
    1. Types of fires
    2. Proper extinguishing equipment
    3. Use of extinguishers
    4. Protective equipment
  8. Confined Space
    1. Ventilation
    2. Precautions
  9. Aircraft Ground Handling
    1. Terms
    2. Chalking and tie down
    3. Ground support equipment
    4. Jacking and hosting
    5. Cleaning
    6. Servicing
    7. Fuel contamination hazards
    8. Fueling
    9. De fueling
    10. Selection of proper fuel grades
    11. Landing gear and control surface locks
  10. Aircraft Movement and Ground Operations
    1. Terms
    2. Standard hand signals
    3. Start-up procedures
      1. Prop
      2. Turbine
    4. Air Traffic Control (ATC) procedures
    5. Movement on airports
    6. Towing of aircraft
  11. Forklift and Scissors Lift Operation
    1. Terms
    2. Equipment capabilities
    3. Safety precautions
    4. Safety procedures
    5. Operation
    6. Securing techniques


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2021/2022



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