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Working at the Airport

Aviation Safety and You - Part 99 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) was developed after the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recommended the introduction of mandatory alcohol and drug testing in 2004. SSAA employees (including contractors) are anyone who are performing Safety Sensitive Aviation Activities (SSAA), activities that have a direct or indirect impact on the safe operation of an aircraft. For example, ground handlers, aviation security, refuellers and anyone who is working airside. Read more

PHIA's Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) is made available to all Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) employees and in hardcopy located at the PHIA Operations office. Contractors performing a Safety Sensitive Aviation Activity (SSAA) will have access to the PHIA DAMP and will be emailed a copy on request.

Induction

As an introduction to Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) operations and the processes in place to ensure safe and secure operations of the airport it is mandatory for all employees and contractors working on the airport to complete the PHIA induction. The induction provides all participants with information about the airport's structure, safety and security objectives, emergency plans and procedures along with policies and procedures in place for hazard and incident reporting.

To register to complete our online induction click here.

Access (Driving, Identification cards ASICS and VICs)

Unless you hold a valid Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC), you will need to apply for a Visitor Identification Card (VIC), if you are intending to visit a security controlled area of the Port Hedland International Airport 1-28 times in the next 12 months.

Save time and pre-register your visit online.

Visitor and Contractor and Staff Parking

Located adjacent to the operations building - please see the friendly staff at reception to receive your access pass to display on your vehicle whilst parked in this area.

Safety

Aviation Safety and You - Part 99 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) was developed after the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recommended the introduction of mandatory alcohol and drug testing in 2004. SSAA employees (including contractors) are anyone who are performing Safety Sensitive Aviation Activities (SSAA), activities that have a direct or indirect impact on the safe operation of an aircraft. For example, ground handlers, aviation security, refuellers and anyone who is working airside. Read more

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