STAT MedEvac wins second FAA Diamond Award

STAT MedEvac wins second FAA Diamond Award 12 Jun, 12, Source: STAT MedEvac

STAT MedEvac, one of the largest air ambulance services in Pennsylvania, recently received the Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence. This award honors employers and aviation maintenance technicians who take a proactive role in safety training.  “The Diamond award is the highest award of its type and recognizes training that exceeds federal requirements,” said Doug Garretson, President / CEO.  “All of our eligible maintenance technicians have completed the FAA-approved training and each has also received the individual William (Bill) O’Brian Award.”

On Tuesday May 22, during a noon ceremony at STAT MedEvac headquarters at Allegheny County Airport, Wendy Grimm, Flight Standard District Office Manager, presented the award certificates to Chuck Horgan, Director of Maintenance, and each of the maintenance technicians.

STAT MedEvac operates seventeen helicopter base sites in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (CEM) is a not-for-profit organization directed by a consortium of UPMC hospitals: UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and UPMC Mercy Hospital. The CEM is the world’s leading institute for research and education in emergency medicine.

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