Category: Safety

Death on the Job Report

Workplaces are much safer today than when the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act was passed in 1970, which promised workers in this country the right to a safe job. The job fatality rate has been cut by 81 percent; more than 492,000 workers lives have been saved. But too many workers remain at serious…

514 – What’s on the plate

  Prefunding, Company Portion (1114) I called Judge Lanes office on Thursday, No decision has been made on the 1114. Judge Lane’s Opinion Site is where it will be posted as soon as it is made LINK HERE What Unions Do Respect on the job? Check. Fairness. Check. Training opportunities? Check. A voice at work? Check. Read MORE Shop…

American Airlines / Aircraft Maintenance Prescription Safety Glasses Policy Guidelines

    Aircraft Line Maintenance, TULE and DWH Base Operating Units have selected 3M as the supplier of prescription safety glasses for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Stores personnel, and Supervisory personnel. Program Scope: The Company will provide prescription Safety Glasses to Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Aircraft Maintenance Stores personnel, and those management and support staff exposed to…

Transport Workers Union of America, Local514 Letter of Support for the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

The Transport Workers Union of America, Local 514, supports the principles of the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) with OSHA and does not object to American Airlines, Inc. participation in the program. However, let it be understood that we (TWU, Local 514) reserve the right to change this position and withdraw from the program at a future date should conditions…

7 Things You Must Carry in Your Car This Winter

If you already have an emergency kit, well done. Essentials such as first-aid supplies, jumper cables, gloves, a flashlight, duct tape, a tow strap, and some simple tools should already be in your trunk—if not for daily driving, then at least when you set out on a road trip. Here are some winter-specific items to…

Safety Committee, November 2013

Our Goal is to work towards keeping our working environment safe so that you can  be there for your families. Below is the current list of TWU514 members that will help you be successful in achieving that goal. Please feel free to contact them with any and all safety related issues. Tony Bunch, Chair    Dale…

Wanted! TWU Safety Coordinator MLS (Stores)

TWU 514 Safety is looking for someone – who has a passion for safety with the desire to help others- to apply for a full time TWU Safety Coordinator MLS (Stores) position. Applicants must be currently working in Title V MLS (Stores) to be considered. Duties will include but not limited to: Accident reviews Safety walks…

Wanted! TWU Safety Coordinator Facility Maintenance

TWU 514 Safety is looking for someone – who has a passion for safety with the desire to help others- to apply for a full-time TWU Safety Coordinator Facility Maintenance position. Applicants must be currently working in Title II Facility Maintenance to be considered. Duties will include, but not limited to: Accident reviews Safety walks…

Wanted!

TWU 514 Safety is looking for someone – who has a passion for safety with the desire to help others- to apply for a full time TWU Safety Coordinator position. Duties will include but not limited to accident reviews, safety walks, audits and observations, liaison between TWU and management, leading monthly safety meetings, giving safety report…

National Safety Month: Safety Starts With Me!

Our theme for 2013 is “Safety Starts With Me” because we all play a role in keeping each other safe. Check out this video of NSC staff as they share their own experiences with safety and hazard reporting! [youtube_video  id =8jQf4uouaBA]