Aerospace and the
JSC and the
Safety and Total Health Day
The Johnson Space Center Safety and Total Health Day was held in October. The annual event is designed to enhance employee well being. The emphasis is on accident prevention and health. Booths focusing on numerous health and safety topics were set up around the pond area at the heart of the Center. Employees have a hand in planning the event, and thus were offered information and materials of interest to them. The day was part of a continuing emphasis on safety, an emphasis that is showing results. During the past two years, the Center's injury rate has decreased 45 percent.
JSC Total Health Day
The Quality System, an improvement over the previous standard set down in the NASA Hand Book 5300 standard, offers the Center several benefits. They include
ISO 9001 also embodies a Corrective Action System that focuses on problem prevention and determining the cause of problems that do occur.