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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Machinists & Aerospace Union Demands More Protections for Airline and Rail Workers in Light of Threats
IAM Transportation Department General Vice President Sito Pantoja issued the following statement regarding the need for increased airline and railroad security in the coming weeks:“As a result of the assault on the Capitol Building and...
Abusive and disruptive acts by Trump supporters prompt American Airlines to impose new restrictions on flights to and from Washington, DC.Repeated attacks on flight crews and passengers involve confrontations over face masks, racist...
In this challenging year, we were not without significant, and even historic successes. We should be proud of the work we did to protect our jobs, benefits, and pay in the courts and in the halls of Congress. -Mike Klemm, IAMAW District 141 President & Directing...
This week, American Airlines ground crews began moving some of the first shipments of vital and urgently needed COVID-19 vaccine. The American Airlines Cargo team carried its first shipment of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine Sunday evening. In close collaboration...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has lifted the grounding of the 737 Max, clearing the way for airlines to begin scheduling flights in the upcoming months. The move comes after more than a year of the IAM partnering with the FAA and Congress to ensure the...
Beginning today, United Airlines is rolling out a four-week trial program that will offer free, rapid COVID testing on flights from Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) to London's Heathrow Airport (LHR). The new effort, which was first announced by the airline in October,...
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the livelihoods and safety of all Americans, especially those working on the frontlines. Transportation air and rail members, whose jobs are essential to moving travelers and goods across our country, have not only battled through...
Zeta has weakened to a tropical storm over Alabama after slamming into the Louisiana Coastline as a Catagory 2 hurricane just days before Halloween. Airline workers have faced 27 tropical storms in 2020, with 11 of them strengthening to hurricane status. The last year...
Over one million air travelers passed through TSA checkpoints on Sunday. The figure is the highest passenger count since the pandemic began hitting the airline industry in March, but is still just under half of 2019 levels. Airlines still need immediate aid from...
United Airlines passengers traveling from San Francisco to Hawaii may bypass the state's quarantine requirements by taking a rapid-result COVID test from the airline. In a collaboration with the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), United customers now have the...
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