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.
Safety Chairman/ AGC
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Director of Safety – American Airlines & Spirit Airlines
Director of Safety – United Airlines
District Safety Coordinator Stores Safety Coordinator
District 141 Safety Coordinator
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...
The Sunday, July 26 anniversary of the signing of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a good time to reflect on how to empower and support workers with differing abilities that we see and interact with every day, whether we realize it or not. The ADA is...
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...
Johns Hopkins University, the world’s foremost research facility in the war against COVID-19, is offering a free online course for anyone interested in training for a job as a contact tracer. A key strategy for confronting the COVID-19 pandemic has become...
This weekend Americans proudly celebrate our independence and ability to self-govern. We must also acknowledge that not every American is able to enjoy our freedoms equally. Our country has come a long way since 1776, but there is clearly much work to be done before...
Image via Pinterest The governors of California and Texas, two big states with major airline hubs in them, say residents need to start wearing masks and taking COVID-19 seriously, or the states might be forced to shut back down. Pre-pandemic, an estimated 143.6...
The IAM joined other labor organizations representing millions of workers across North America calling on Congress to protect every citizen’s right to vote during these unstable times. The coalition is encouraging expanded online voter registration, extended early...
A Conversation with Safety Advocate and Attorney, Danny SchwarzDanny Schwarz has established himself as a fierce enforcer of workplace safety, and a dedicated defender of airline and airport workers. His pioneering work is forcing employers to eliminate poorly...
Sisters and Brothers,With deep sadness, I share the news that our Brother Kaulana Pakele, who served as Safety Director for District 141 at Hawaiian Airlines, passed away last night. Kaulana was surfing on Memorial Day near Makaha Beach in Oahu, Hawaii, when he went...
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