How Drones Are Used to Promote Safety [5226]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Delaware B

   Fred Judson, UAS Program Director, Ohio Dept. of Transportation - UAS Center
   Josh Grappy, UAS Program Coordinator, BWC

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


This presentation covers the dangers and the benefits that unmanned aircraft (drones) offer safety professionals. The emphasis of this session is on how drones augment dangerous work performed by humans. The presenter covers emergency management, disaster management, law enforcement and infrastructure inspection. The presenter also covers some of the dangers of operations and potential safety mitigations. The intended audience is safety professionals that have an interest in drones.

Learning Objectives:
Define various unmanned-aircraft terminology
Describe the basic concepts of safe operations
Recall real world examples of using drones to promote safety
Summarize current regulations for drone operations

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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