Ground Safety

Ground Safety Committee Mission

A primary goal of District Lodge 142 is for a safe and healthful work environment for its members. District Lodge 142 supports each member’s right and responsibility to work in a safe and healthful environment utilizing the proper safety equipment and work practices.

The District Lodge 142 Ground Safety Committee, through its network of Ground Safety Coordinators and Local Ground Safety Committees, will provide leadership in the following areas:

  • Develop partnerships with their respective employers to mutually achieve an accident-free workplace
  • Provide training and awareness to the members on occupational health, safety and the environment
  • Represent the membership before government, enforcement and policy setting organizations
  • Serve as legislative advocates on safety, health and environmental issues
  • Stay current on new technologies and information through safety and health organizations
  • Interact with safety and health representatives at other air carriers and associated industry workplaces
  • Strive for consistent industry-wide joint management human factors programs

March 31, 2005

The International Assoc. of Machinist & Aerospace Workers Urge You To Sign On to Rep. Garamendi’s Airline Customer Service Letter to DOT & DOJ

Click To View Documents: Rep. Garamendi’s Airline Customer Service Letter to DOT & DOJ.pdf (999KB);   International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 9000 Machinists Place Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2687 Area Code 301 967-4500OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT September 13, 2016 Dear Representative, On behalf of the largest airline union in North America and the […]

Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Opens Conference, Presents Award to Hero Flight Attendant

June 2, 2016 Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Opens Conference,  Presents Award to Hero Flight Attendant Alyssa Schulte receives the JATSC Safety Appreciation Award. (From left to right: Transportation Department Assistant Airline Coordinator James Carlson, Alyssa Schulte, JATSC member and ExpressJet Flight Attendant Stephanie Starks and District 142 General Chairwoman Sara Gonzales). The IAM Joint […]

McConnell tees up Senate consideration of FAA bill this week (WE WILL BE PUSHING FOR CSA LANGUAGE AND FA 10 HR REST)

Fresh off a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell kicked off today’s session by getting the legislative ball rolling on the Senate’s FAA bill. McConnell moved to proceed to an unrelated House bill (H.R. 636), which will serve as the legislative shell for the Senate’s FAA measure (S. 2658), the first of several steps […]

IAM Wins $1 Million Grant For Hazardous Material Training

  IAM Wins $1 Million Grant For Hazardous Material Training July 21, 2015        Fourteen new IAM CREST Associate Instructors from Districts 141 and 142 completed a train-the-trainer program on transporting dangerous goods in the airline industry. Approximately 6,300 IAM-TCU airline and railroad workers will receive training in transporting hazardous materials thanks to a […]

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