Creating a Safer Workplace

Air Travel: How Airlines May
Respond to Anaphylaxis

A recent study indicated that one in three people who react to peanuts and tree nuts aboard an aircraft are experiencing anaphylaxis.1 In this segment, Barry Eisenberg talks with Thomas Faulkner, MD, former Medical Director, Delta Airlines, and current consultant to several major airlines, as Dr. Faulkner shares his experiences on how airlines respond to anaphylaxis.

Barry Eisenberg, Executive Director, ACOEM
Thomas Faulkner, MD, MHA, Medical Direction, LLC
Former Medical Director, Delta Airlines

[1] Greenhawt et al. 2009. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol 124(3) pp. 598-9

 

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  • Air Travel: How Airlines May Respond to Anaphylaxis

    Barry Eisenberg, Executive Director, ACOEM

    Thomas Faulkner, MD, MHA,
    Medical Direction, LLC
    Former Medical Director, Delta Airlines

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    Barbara Caracci, Director and Master Trainer, National Safety Council

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  • Anaphylaxis in the Workplace: What It Is

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    Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, Vice Chairman,
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  • Anaphylaxis in the Workplace: Risk Reduction

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    Edward J. Bernacki, MD, MPH,
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  • Anaphylaxis in the Workplace: Emergency Response

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    Barbara Caracci, Director and Master Trainer, National Safety Council

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