Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxic Syndrome or Fume Event – Verdi – 5.2.17

Google translation: Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxic Syndrome or Fume Event Syndrome or Fume-Event to German: Gift im Flieger – ever heard of it? The concept of the aerotoxic syndrome, Bleed Air or Fume events is known. Some of them have done their own painful, sometimes even deadly, way. Aviation is affected worldwide. There were already…

Laser pen pilot attackers face jail under new law. BBC – 5.2.17

Shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers, and other transport operators, will become a specific offence under government proposals. The Department for Transport says offenders face fines of thousands of pounds or a jail sentence. Since 2009 there have been about 1,500 attacks per year on aircraft. A 2010 law introduced protections for…

The Mental Capacity Act – A decade on, what’s wrong and what’s right? An open Conference on 30th March 2017 at Norwich, Norfolk. UK – 5.2.17

DATE AND TIME Thu 30 March 2017 09:30 – 18:00 BST LOCATION Mercure Hotel 121-131 Boundary Road Norwich NR3 2BA DESCRIPTION On 13th March 2014, the House of Lords Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 published the report of its ten‐month investigation. The Government responded: “We agree with the Committee’s overall finding: that…

Knowledge & possible procedure, at (V.a.) Poisoning by contaminated cabin air in aircraft – “Fume Events” – 4.2.17

Google Translation: Poisoning by nerve pains – not only those caused by contaminated cabin air in passenger aircraft – but also these, do not correspond to a nonspecific, unspecified disease / symptom complex, as by circumscribed terms such as eg. “Aerotoxic syndrome” is so often presented. On the contrary, if it is objective and often…