Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Fighting Products
The American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Center for Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has compiled a list of products that have been pre-approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This product list is not exhaustive but can be used by business owners, health professionals, and the public to identify products suitable for use during the COVID-19.
Endorsed Safety Programs
IAM Members at United can report safety concerns, near misses and more with the Ground Safety Action Program. All reports are shared with reps from the union and the company, as well as the FAA. (Login Required)
IAM Members at American can report concerns directly to union safety reps from their cellphones through the UnionSafe 141 Program.
The HA Safety / Security Reporting Program is an award-winning safety program that allows all HA employees to identify and report safety, security, and operational concerns.
Federal Safety and Regulatory Agencies
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Please report all safety incidents and concerns to airline management and union representatives as soon as possible. If you are not satisfied with the results, please follow up by filing a report with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
. Tasked with providing the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. Ground Safety Action Program reports at United are automatically reviewed by the FAA. In addition. FAA.Gov offers access to laser reporting, hotlines, and additional resources.
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Director of Safety – American Airlines & Spirit Airlines
District Safety Coordinator Stores Safety Coordinator
District 141 Safety Coordinator
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Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka after Hurricane Delta strikes Louisiana: The entire labor movement offers our heartfelt prayers to the people of Louisiana, who continue to show amazing strength in the face of too many natural disasters. Hurricane Delta...
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The CARES Act, Payroll Support Extension, Furloughs. There's a Lot at Stake For Airline Workers This Election Season.Hasan Solomon is one of the Machinists & Aerospace Union's fiercest and outspoken advocates in Washington, DC. This week, he sits down with Dave...
A Conversation About Union-Level Safety Activism With Dennis SpencerGate-Side Airline Safety Activism, Created, Directed and Maintained by Front-Line Union MembersBrother Spencer has been fighting for workers safety since 2008, when he became the Safety Chair for his...
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July 24, 2020 To IAM-represented workers at United Airlines: IAM District 141 and United Airlines have come to an agreement for a new 12-month Voluntary Partial Pay Leave (VPPL) program. The VPPL will provide 25 percent pay continuation, medical and dental coverage at...
As the numbers of air travelers inches ever closer to pre-pandemic levels, one question keeps popping up: "Is Flying Safe?" Amid shutdowns, botched re-openings, anti-mask histrionics, and travel bans, air travel has been stuck in a perpetual holding pattern. A Harris...
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