Posts Tagged ‘Turbulence’

7.23.21 – Preventing Turbulence-Related Injuries

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Friday, July 23, 2021 Preventing Turbulence-Related Injuries Turbulence is currently the second leading cause of injuries amongst Flight Attendants. While we cannot always anticipate turbulence, here are some ways we can proactively work with the flight deck to avoid preventable turbulence-related injuries. Prior to departure, the crew briefing with the Captain should include forecasted weather…

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4.05.21 – Injured in Turbulence – What Next?

Monday, April 5, 2021 Injured in Turbulence – What Next? If you sustain an injury due to turbulence, notify the Captain immediately and request the turbulence and injury event be documented. If medical treatment is necessary, it is imperative to let the Captain know as soon as possible. If you become injured as a result…

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9.12.20 – Injured in Turbulence – What Next?

Saturday, September 12, 2020 Injured in Turbulence – What Next? If you sustain an injury due to turbulence, notify the Captain immediately and request the turbulence and injury event be documented. If medical treatment is necessary, it is imperative to let the Captain know as soon as possible. If you become injured as a result…

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6.20.20 – Turbulence Injuries

Saturday, June 20, 2020 Turbulence Injuries One of the most significant challenges experienced during the summer season is inclement weather, which often leads to turbulence. Whenever encountering turbulence, always remain seated and secure yourself as quickly as possible. If you are in the aisle performing a service, brace the cart by wedging it between aisle…

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4.06.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Supports Organizing Efforts of JetBlue FAs/EC Confirms Dept Chairs & RRs/Turbulence/NH Class 18-07/Uniform Reaction Report Count

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APFA Proudly Supports JetBlue FAs’ Efforts to Unionize EC Confirms National Chairs and Regional Reps Turbulence – Protect Yourself! Welcome New Hire Class 18-07! Uniform Reaction Update APFA Proudly Supports JetBlue FAs’ Efforts to Unionize. JetBlue Flight Attendants will decide later this month whether to join the Transport Workers Union after a dedicated organizing drive that…

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6.09.04 – (LAA) – AA Will Announce Recall of 233 FAs, BOS to Port au Prince Round Trip Cancelled, FA Fatigue, Turbulence, FAA Conducting On-Board Observances, Information Picketing, FAA Fines AMR 2.5 Million Dollars

This is APFA President John Ward with a special hotline update. Today is Wednesday, June 9. APFA is pleased to announce some very good news report today and at a time when good news stories seem to be few and far between. The company will today announce the recall of 233 Flight Attendants, effective July…

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11.18.01 – (LAA) – Memorial Services for Crewmembers of Flight 587, NTSB Investigation into Crash of Flight 587, Passage of the Aviation Security Bill, Payroll Help, AA Decides not to Furlough 200 Pilots

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator with an updated HotLine for Sunday, November 18, 2001. The following Memorial Services are planned for some of the crewmembers from flight 587. A Wake Service is planned for Deborah Fontakis on Monday and Tuesday, November 19 and 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00…

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