Air Evac EMS recently received Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) Operator Safety Award for 2008. The award recognizes the safe operation of helicopters by HAI regular members.

Air Evac EMS director of safety Dave Hardin said, “I congratulate our staff, and I appreciate the hard work and efforts of our crews in ensuring the safety of our crew members and those entrusted to our care.”

To qualify for the Operator Safety Award, a helicopter operator must have an accident rate of less than half the accident rate of the entire helicopter industry.