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Monday, December 27, 2021
A federal appeals court ruling has given the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) a green light on its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19 at private companies with 100 or more employees. On Friday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier court decision that had temporarily halted the ETS. In response, OSHA announced intentions to resume implementation of the ETS on a modified schedule.




Friday, December 17, 2021
The NFPA Standards Council voted to approve Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) 1610 earlier this month, officially granting a 24-month extension to the compliance deadline for section 5.1.12 of the 2022 revision of NFPA 407 Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing. Section 5.1.12 requires airport fueling vehicle loading racks to be equipped with automatic shutoff devices that are compatible with fueling vehicles.




Wednesday, December 1, 2021
After the recent emergence of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Directive in accordance with CDC’s Contact Information Collection Order (Order) requiring the transmission of contact information for passengers who have been in South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, or Zimbabwe. The CDC will provide the passengers’ contact information to jurisdictional state and local public health partners for public health follow-up. The Directive requires aircraft operators and airlines that are not currently transmitting the designated information for passengers via established DHS systems to transmit the designated information within 24 hours following each such flight’s arrival into the United States for all such passengers aboard.




Thursday, November 4, 2021
Today, the Department of Labor announced that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has filed an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing for employees of private companies with 100 or more workers. The ETS will be officially published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 5.




Thursday, October 28, 2021
NATA is pleased to announce that the 2022 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars incorporates changes proposed and supported by NATA, providing aviation businesses significant tools to protect against fire without the use of foam fire suppression systems.




Thursday, October 28, 2021
Two White House actions aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates have the potential to impact NATA member businesses: an Executive Order directed at federal contractors and an impending OSHA ETS directed at private companies with 100 or more employees. NATA’s SVP Ryan Waguespack and Alison Squiccimarro of the Law Offices of Paul Lange recorded two informative videos to prepare you to get ahead of new requirements.




Thursday, October 28, 2021
Two White House actions aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates have the potential to impact NATA member businesses: an Executive Order directed at federal contractors and an impending OSHA ETS directed at private companies with 100 or more employees.




Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) delivered a draft Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the White House that will implement a COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing requirement for all private companies with 100 or more employees.




Friday, October 15, 2021
NATA has been actively monitoring several pandemic-related policies and discussing their implications for aviation businesses with various federal agencies. As these policies unfold, NATA will keep you informed with real-time guidance to help you comply with mandates and understand their impact on your operations.




Monday, October 4, 2021
The FAA’s Airport Safety and Operations Division (AAS-300) has released an updated version of its Advisory Circular (AC) for Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports. The newly published AC 150/5230-4C provides the most commonly accepted means for airports to comply with 14 CFR, Part 139, section 321, Handling and Storing of Hazardous Substances and Materials. The FAA also recommends the new guidance be adopted by non-Part 139 certificated airports.


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