By Kay R. Bonza and Craig B. Simonsen

Private jet plane in the blue skySynopsis: EPA’s recent finding paves the way for the Agency to develop standards regulating greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft. Businesses in the commercial jet manufacturing and aviation transportation industry should watch this rulemaking closely, as it will affect environmental compliance costs and may have an impact on

By James L. CurtisMeagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

shutterstock_150166427The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed a Memorandum of Understanding (December 1, 2015), which will permit the sharing of information under the anti-retaliation provision of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act

By Ilana R. Morady, Kerry M. Mohan, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration have just adopted a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement their joint policy that will allow OSHA to enforce its bloodborne pathogen, hazard communication, and hearing conservation standards in aircraft cabins during

By James L. Curtis, Meagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), together with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), recently proposed a new policy for addressing flight attendant workplace safety. While FAA aviation safety regulations ordinarily take precedence, the FAA is proposing that OSHA enforce certain occupational safety