A40 SkyTalks: Ensuring lithium batteries are safely carried on aircraft


Watch as Lynn McGuigan, ICAO Technical Officer, Cargo Safety, explains how damaged or defective batteries can catch fire and create an explosive atmosphere that poses a significant risk to the aircraft. Her presentation focuses on the need for increased safety promotion to help achieve control of this risk.

During the A40 Assembly, ICAO will be broadcasting SkyTalks workshops that will be shared with a broader audience throughout the year. These SkyTalks share the knowledge of authoritative presenters and knowledgeable industry professionals. The format includes 30-minute presentations in front of a live conference audience. The recorded presentations are being shared with the public through this blog and our associated social media platforms, reaching hundreds of thousands of aviation professionals online.