Our United MEC Safety, Health & Security Committee monitors and participates in accident/incident investigations; participates in monthly safety meetings with the company; participates in congressional hearings dealing with Flight Attendant safety and health issues; participates in designing cabin interiors of new and reconfigured aircraft; coordinates with United's Initial and Continuing Qualification (CQ) training programs to ensure consistency with FAA and AFA-CWA objectives; and maintains an MEC Safety, Health & Security database.
This report is sent to your Local Council.
Aviation professionals submit reports to the ASRS when they are involved in, or observe, an incident or situation in which aviation safety may have been compromised. All submissions are voluntary and reports sent to the ASRS are held in strict confidence. Please provide your Local Council with copies of any reports that you submitted to ASRS by dropping those in your Local Council mailbox in the domicile. More about ASRS
This report is sent to United. Check the box to copy-in AFA.
eFAOM Revision 31 was announcedin the January 15, 2020 Inflight Services Weekly and became available for download on January 16, 2020.
Coming this week, an opportunity to apply for a LOSA observer position will be posted on Flying Together.
Last Friday’s Layover Safety article focused on important safety tips as it pertains to actions we should take when checking into our layover hotels.
As Safety Professionals, we know the importance of being aware of our surroundings to immediately identify a potential issue.
Flight Attendants with scheduled layovers in Port of Spain (POS) should be aware of a recent change to Liquids, Aerosols, and Gels (LAGs) screening for flight crews departing Port of Spain.
Last week a burst of cold temperatures swept across the country causing many locations to experience unseasonably low temperatures. Flight Attendants reported extremely cold aircraft cabins, especially when operating an early morning flight.
United Airlines contracts with International SOS to provide
security and medical assistance to its employees and crews in both
emergency and non-emergency situations.
ack on October 17, 2019, United Vice President of Inflight, John Slater announced on Flying Together that United Airlines had signed a memorandum of understanding with our Union, Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) officially marking the rejoining of the Inflight Safety Action Program (ISAP).
In response to AFA's advocacy and with the assistance and support of Members of Congress, the Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers it concurs that passenger aircraft should carry “opioid antagonists - naloxone - in emergency medical kits.”
Over the course of the past several months, there have been a number of changes to the procedures to be used when caring for an unaccompanied minor.
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