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.
The warmer weather is upon us and with its arrival comes turbulence. This is a good time to remember that safety comes first on every flight.
At approximately 9:30 pm (local time) on Thursday, April 20th, French law enforcement closed the Champs Elysees to traffic and pedestrians.
Our United AFA MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee together with United's Corporate Safety Department monitor worldwide activity on a daily basis to ensure the safety of our Members.
Recently, a Flight Attendant was injured during an inflight emergency event as a result of the incorrect installation of a wire type seal on a portable oxygen bottle (POB).
Spring AFA United MEC Spring Meeting and Elections Concluded this Week, Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement PDF now Available, Revision #20 and Electronic Flight Attendant Announcements Booklet Due in E-FAOM May 1 2017, Wire Seals Improperly Installed on Portable Oxygen Bottle (POB) Flow Valves, Galley Pay Implementation
Turbulence is a known hazard in our profession and while turbulence is often outside of our control, there are actions we can take to help protect ourselves.
We recently learned of changes to the placement of the Copy to AFA on the IOR Reporting Form.
On March 20, 2017, U.S. officials announced a ban on carrying most electronic equipment in carry-on luggage on direct U.S. bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa.
Today, at approximately 2:40 PM London time, Metropolitan Police were called to an incident at Westminster Bridge. A driver had run into a crowd crashing the vehicle into the front gate of Parliament Square
The Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) in Denver, Colorado is conducting a research study on the effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure on Pre-ban Flight Attendants.
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