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Embry-Riddle Offers Short Courses in Aviation Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation

Daytona Beach, FL and Prescott, AZ, January 16, 2013

The Professional Programs Office of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host several five-day Center for Aerospace Safety Education (CASE) short courses that combine the latest in safety, security, human factors and aircraft accident investigation topics in a professional and dynamic classroom environment. These courses are tailored for industry professionals involved in the management, supervision and operations of aviation organizations.

Participants may elect to take courses independently or to complete the three courses marked with an asterisk to receive a Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety.

Occupational Safety & Health / Aviation Ground Safety for Managers*
Course Dates: April 15-19, 2013
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
This course gives the participant working knowledge of OSHA’s General Industry Safety and Health standards. In addition, participants will gain a fundamental working knowledge of an aviation ground safety program. Participants will also receive the OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Safety & Health Card.

Aviation Safety Program Management*
Course Dates: April 22-26, 2013
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
This course gives the participant working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. Course topics include safety culture, economics of safety, risk management, internal reporting systems, human error and human performance, and introduction to safety management systems.

Aircraft Accident Investigation and Management*
Course Dates: April 29-May 3, 2013
Location: Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
This course is designed to teach the participant the fundamentals required to conduct or manage an aircraft mishap/accident investigation. The participant will review the investigation sequence from the preplanning stage through the general survey and specific analysis of a mishap/accident, culminating with the determination of contributing factors and probable cause/s.

Advanced Aircraft Accident Investigation and Management
Course Dates: May 6-10, 2013
Location: Prescott Campus, Arizona
This course introduces the participant to advanced accident investigation procedures involving design, materials and aircraft performance. Participants will analyze various mechanical and structural factors and loads on an airplane, and will receive an introduction to advanced fire investigation and avionics. Extensive use will be made of simulated accident scenario exercises in the crash laboratory, and case examples will help participants identify, collect and analyze data in the process of determining probable cause/s.

For more information, contact Embry-Riddle Professional Programs/CASE Short Courses:

Director: Sarah Ochs
Phone: (386) 226-6928
Email: case@erau.edu
Information and Registration: www.erau.edu/case

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world's largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 baccalaureate, master's and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.