Ground Handling



AGPLA – The Application of Ground Power to Live Aircraft
Article by: Ground Handling Operations Safety Team (GHOST)
Dated: February 2020

New Airside Safety Management guidance published
CAP 642 is guidance material discussing Airside Safety Management, it focuses primarily on providing the correct safety environment for stakeholders engaged in the turnround of aircraft to undertake their tasks.
The CAP has been updated and discusses safety management, performance, compliance monitoring, aircraft turnround, apron design, vehicle standards for aerodrome operators, airlines and ground service providers. New guidance concerning the application of ground power to live aircraft is now included.
The CAP edit was a collaborative effort with contributors drawn from a sub-group reporting to the Ground Handling Operations Safety Team (GHOST)
Dated: November 2018

Battery Powered Wheelchair and Mobility Aid Guidance Document
Dated: November 2018

Guide to Ground Safety Reporting – Supplement to CAP 382 (GHOST)
Posted: January 2014

Regulation of Ground de-Icing and Anti-Icing Services in the EASA Member States
Posted: June 2011

HSE Advice on Aircraft Handling on the Ground
Posted: March 2011

Connection of Ground Power with Engines Running – Latest HSE Thinking
Dated: December 2010

ECAST Ground Safety Working Group (GSWG) webpage.
Dated: August 2010

Proactive Safety Management: Maintenance and Ramp Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) Presentation – FAA May 2010
Posted: August 2010

ATSB – Ground Operations Occurrences at Australian Airports 1998 to 2008
Dated: June 2010

IATA – ISAGO Oversight Committee (GOC) Summary Report
Dated: October 2009

The IATA ISAGO Update Brief
Dated: May 2009

CAA Ground Handling Mandatory Occurrence Reports Presentation (Data 2008)
Dated: April 2009