Asia-Pacific Cabin Safety Working Group (APCSWG)
Formed in 1993, the Asia-Pacific Cabin Safety Working Group (APCSWG) is an initiative of the Australian Society of Air Safety Investigators (ASASI), a Chapter of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators based in the USA. The APCSWG is a multi-disciplinary, voluntary body comprising accident investigators, aircrew, airline safety representatives, aviation regulators, psychologists, training providers and legal specialists.
These individuals come together:
- to promote the exchange of cabin safety information;
- to share resources for the investigation of cabin safety
- to promote a pro-active approach to cabin safety; and
- to provide mutual assistance in the training of cabin safety investigators.
This web site also serves as a medium to disseminate information to the general public regarding cabin safety.
Terms of Reference
- to pursue the highest standards of cabin safety for
aviation by identifying cabin safety issues and formulating
position papers on those issues.
- to constitute a body of experienced cabin safety personnel
to promote the exchange of cabin safety information.
- to share resources as appropriate for the investigation of
related occurrences in the field of cabin safety.
- to promote collaboration to avoid independent parallel
efforts towards the same end and provide mutual assistance
in cabin safety investigation.
- to promote and encourage the pro-active approach to cabin
safety through the exchange of information on research,
research techniques and special studies.
- to provide mutual assistance in the training of cabin safety investigators in both general and specific areas.
APCSWG contacts and details of upcoming events can be found here.
Cabin Safety Papers
Selected cabin safety papers can be found here.
Information for Passengers
Travel tips for passengers can be found here.