Company Adds Personal Thermometer as Required Duty Item – Effective June 24
June 24, 2020
MEC Safety Health and Security Committee
On May 30, 2020, in compliance with an FAA mandate, the company implemented a self-conducted wellness check requirement for Flight Attendants and pilots. As part of the guidance Flight Attendants are to conduct self-administered temperature checks prior to and throughout their pairing assignments, as defined in the May 28, 2020, publication of E-lines. As part of the wellness check guidancebeginning June 24, 2020 the company will now require Flight Attendants to carry a thermometer as an additional required duty item, along with their personal facial mask. Although, it is recommended Flight Attendants provide their own non-mercury thermometer from home anyone in need of a personal oral thermometer can obtain them from the following bases BOS, CLE, DEN, EWR, GUM, HNL, IAD, IAH, LAS, LAX, ORD, SFO.
Additional information can be found in the latest Safety Alert, dated June 22, 2020.