민간 항공사 운항승무원 비행휴 현황(2016)
The Statistics about Sick Leaves among Pilots in a Civil Airline (2016)
Aeromedical Center of Korean Air, Seoul, Korea
Received: December 22, 2017; Accepted: December 28, 2017
Korean J Aerosp Environ Med 2017; 27(3): 72-75
Published December 31, 2017
Copyright © Aerospace Medical Association of Korea.
Good health is an essential element for pilots responsible for the flight safety. Airline issue sick leave to pilots who are not medically qualified to perform his/her professional aviation duty because of diseases. The goal of this study was to review sick leave rate and understand the main diseases of sick leave among airline pilots in 2016. This study analyzed the sick leave data registered electronic medical record system in the aeromedical center of an airline from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. The total cases of sick leave in 2016 were 2,204. The statistics showed the average rate of sick leave per 1,000 pilots in 2016 were 16. The frequency rate and severity rate of sick leave were 0.6 and 4.9. The organ systems with the highest prevalence of disease were the respiratory system (45.6%), digestive system (26.4%), and musculoskeletal system (14.1%), while those with the longest associated sick leave periods were the musculoskeletal system (28.0%), respiratory system (22.5%), and digestive system (18.4%).