Clear your calendar and plan to join your peers on May 10 from 1 PM ET to 3 PM ET for a free webinar that highlights the current ramp and runway safety practice research completed by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP). There is no fee to register for this webinar. Participants must register in advance.
The following ACRP reports related to ramp and runway safety will be discussed:
ACRP Synthesis 26: Current Airport Inspection Practices Regarding FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage) Attendees will learn more about the elements that comprise a comprehensive FOD management program. Panelists will discuss current practices, techniques, and available tools being used by airports for FOD inspections.
ACRP Synthesis 29: Ramp Safety Practices The current state of ground handling practices will be discussed, focusing on safety measures and training. Attendees will learn about ramp safety operations; staff roles and responsibilities; safety training; audit and inspection programs; safety violation programs; and collaborative safety initiatives, such as foreign object debris programs.
ACRP Research Results Digest 15: Use of Towbarless Tractors at Airports—Best Practices Attendees will receive practical planning guidance designed to enhance the safe operation of towbarless tractors at airports.