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 Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of the possibility of adding four (4) commonly prescribed medications to its testing program.
We are receiving a number of inquiries into a recent article in United’s Inflight Services Weekly dated June 7, 2017. The article, “Picking up service items” is proving to be rather ambiguous.
As a reminder, crewmembers traveling to an international location as a passenger for personal travel must be screened as a passenger through a passenger-screening checkpoint prior to entering the airport sterile area
As our summer outside temperatures increase, we continue to receive inquiries about the acceptability of passengers being staged on jet bridges. As was indicated in the August 10, 2016 ISW, under no circumstances should a jet bridge be used as a passenger staging or holding area prior to boarding.
On May 23, 2017, the U.K. government elevated the country’s threat level to “critical” from “severe” following the suicide bombing on May 22, 2017.
United Flight 1579 - Professional Dedication, Distribution of 737-900 Settlement Fund, UK Threat Level Increases - Ariana Grande Plans to Return to Support Manchester, LINK - Safeware® Election Reminder, Equal Rest - It’s about Safety and Health
On Thursday, May 22, 2017, in Manchester, UK there was an explosion in the arena where Ariana Grande had performed that resulted in the death of 22 people and injury of 59 others.
In the absence of Contract protections, Federal regulations allow for a reduction in Flight Attendant rest to a period of eight (8) hours.
Settlement of Aircraft Identification Error, Settlement of MEC 1-17, Welcome New Hire Class 1708, Efforts to Educate on United Kingdom Regulations, Auto boarding on Flights with Flight Attendant Badge Readers, Equal Rest for All Crewmembers! It’s about Safety Health and Equality!, Printed Copy of JCBA Available at Domicile Concierge Desk
We have recently added a Link Support page to our website that is accessible from our Quick Hits menu on the front page of our website. This page provides domestic and international phone numbers to contact United’s Link support team for assistance with a lost, stolen or inoperative Link device.
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