Hazards

The following hazards are currently active at NZNE.


Domain Event Date and Time Hazard details Outcomes Method of Control Location
Aviation 10-11-2018 14:39 Exercise caution & maintain good lookout when operating in the area, potential for high traffic volume. RISK: Aircraft could experience loss of separation or collision. Maintain good lookout, accurate position reporting, SOPs Vicinity NZNE
Aviation 08-11-2017 00:00 Birds on airfield - Located mainly around NE end RWY 03/21 between tyres. RISK: Aircraft could collide with one or more birds Live bird culling Aerodrome
Aviation 03-04-2018 11:01 Refuelling Hazard - exercise caution taxiing at fuel pad when helicopters present. RISK: Aircraft could impact each other or pumps causing damage JP investigating further. Education via hazard register, standard training procedures for dual flights. NZNE Avgas pumps/GBA apron
Workplace 10-11-2018 15:42 Kitchen Hazard - Exercise caution when operating equipment in club kitchen RISK: children, or indeed adults, could access and injure themselves on knives and other utensils/equipment. Education via hazard register, staff briefing itinerant persons. Kitchen
Aviation 10-11-2018 15:57 ONLY AUTHORISED PERSONS ARE PERMITTED ONTO THE MANOEUVERING AREA RISK: Young children or animals could make their way onto the airside of the fence unaccompanied. Aerodrome is fenced off with signage at entry point. Education via hazard register. Ideally further security measures will be added in the future. NZNE Apron
Aviation 10-11-2018 16:06 Apron can become busy - remain vigilant Potential collision between aircraft Potential collision between aircraft &/or ground vehicles People could walk into moving aircraft Education via hazard register & during dual instruction with students. Apron
Aviation 16-11-2018 11:58 NORDO aircraft and drones may be present, be vigilant. RISK: Drone could collide with aircraft. Students are always having the principle of eyes outside to see and avoid reinforced to them. The subject has also been mentioned in the latest proptalk article and is also on the hazard register. Education via hazard register, Proptalk safety article, dual instruction. Vicinity NZNE
Aviation 19-11-2018 15:37 Always use dipsticks AND fuel gauge for fuel calc - available at reception, please return straight away after use. RISK: Due to desgin dipstick could be misread and fuel amount not correct Education via hazard register -Accurate dipstick available at reception -All pilots are taught to cross reference with cockpit fuel gauge & exercise common sense. -Instructors are available to assist NZNE Ground
Aviation 19-11-2018 16:36 Prioximity of hangar to apron - Do not taxi aircraft in "NO TAXIING" area RISK: Aircraft could taxi into hangar causing damage Taxiway lines & no taxiing area painted. NZNE Apron
Aviation 10-11-2018 15:22 Exercise caution near door rail in hangar - trip hazard. RISK:Someone may trip. The edges could also cause tyre damage. Education via hazard register Club hangar
Aviation 10-11-2018 15:26 Exercise caution when moving aircraft in and out of hangar. Instructor must be present. RISK: damage can occur when moving aircraft in or out of the hangar. Injury to persons by moving aircraft - wings, empennage etc. Education via hazard register, SOPs, club instructor present. Hangar
Aviation 10-11-2018 15:58 Loose stones on apron adjacent to Jet A1 pumps, exercise caution when selecting runup area RISK: damage potential to aircraft propellors, particularly during runups Ideally affected areas will be resealed in due course. Education via hazard register, teaching students to select appropriate runup area NZNE manoeuvering areas