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MCWG Holds Hybrid Technical Interchange Meeting

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MCWG on Chincoteague Island

The Metrology and Calibration (MetCal) Working Group (MCWG) held its annual Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) April 25-28, 2022, at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Agency MetCal representatives, calibration laboratory managers, metrologists and other experts from associated fields across all of NASA’s 10 field centers, and two component centers, met in-person and virtually at this hybrid event to discuss technical challenges, best practices and improvements related to the agency’s MetCal program. 

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MCWG Holds Hybrid Technical Interchange Meeting

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MCWG on Chincoteague Island

The Metrology and Calibration (MetCal) Working Group (MCWG) held its annual Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) April 25-28, 2022, at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Agency MetCal representatives, calibration laboratory managers, metrologists and other experts from associated fields across all of NASA’s 10 field centers, and two component centers, met in-person and virtually at this hybrid event to discuss technical challenges, best practices and improvements related to the agency’s MetCal program. 

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ISHMC Meeting Brings Together Institutional Safety and Health Experts

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Group Meeting

The Institutional Safety and Health Managers Council (ISHMC) brought together safety and health leaders from across the agency this April at Kennedy Space Center. The meeting marked the beginning of a new approach to safety and health management at the agency level. 

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Quad-Agency Working Group Builds Beneficial Relationships Between Federal Organizations

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Quad-Agency Working Group

Representatives from NASA, the Department of the Air Force, National Transportation Safety Board, and Federal Aviation Administration form the Quad-Agency Working Group, which meets to build relationships between the organizations, allow them to learn how the others handle mishaps within their organizations and how they can work together on an investigation, should the need arise. The agencies also share best practices.

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Tri-Agency Working Group Focuses on Inter-Organization Cooperation

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Tri-Agency Working Group

The Tri-Agency Working Group — made up of NASA (specifically the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance), the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board — exists so that each organization can learn how the others handle mishaps within their organizations and how they could all work together on an investigation, should the need arise. At a meeting this September, the group expanded to become the Quad-Agency Working Group with the official addition of the U.S. Air Force.

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NASA’s Construction Safety Working Group Puts Focus on Fall Protection

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CSWG Group Photo 2015

Fall Protection Program administrators from each center joined NASA’s Construction Safety Working Group at Kennedy Space Center June 2-3 to provide valuable input on one of the most dangerous work activities in construction. The group members helped focus this second annual face-to-face on fall protection, including discussions on requirements, rescue plans and training. 

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Mishap Program Working Group Looks to Human Factors for New Techniques

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Mishap Program Working Group

NASA’s Mishap Program Working Group focused on Human Factors Analysis and Classification System training during its annual meeting, held Aug. 5-8 at Johnson Space Center.

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NASA Construction Safety Working Group Holds First Annual Meeting

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Construction Safety Working Group

The newly established NASA Construction Safety Working Group held its first annual meeting at Kennedy Space Center July 8-9.

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Fire Protection Working Group Puts Focus on Audits and Training

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FPWG 2014

Fire protection engineers in NASA’s Fire Protection Working Group met at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 3-6 for its annual face-to-face meeting.

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A Look Inside the 2014 Metrology and Calibration Working Group Meeting

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Working Groups: Metrology and Calibration

Metrology and calibration representatives from across the agency gathered at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, May 5-10 for the 2014 annual NASA Metrology and Calibration Working Group meeting.

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LDE Committee Streamlines Requirements and Revises Standard

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Working Groups: Lifting Devices and Equipment

The Lifting Device and Equipment Committee (LDE) met in February to work on streamlining the next revision of the NASA Standard for LDE.

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