posts under Health & Safety category

25 Jun

Contaminated Cabin Air – What to do in a Fume Event

Over the past six months your trade union has become concerned with the increasing number of fume events reported onboard British Airways Gatwick aircraft; as well as the serious nature of...

07 Jun

TGU Guide to Fatigue & Video

To support the launch of the ‘TGU Guide to Fatigue’, Unite the Union has produced a fantastic short educational video – especially for Gatwick cabin crew. The new guide...

02 May

Heath & Safety Update

Dear Member, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your Health and Safety Rep within the TGU branch. I have now successfully completed Part 1 of...

30 Apr

Fatigue Reporting – Air Incident Forms

We have a couple of updates to circulate over the coming days whilst we await the next BA Forum, the final stage of the dispute resolution process. The first update...

29 Mar

Contaminated Cabin Air Update

Please find below an update from Unite on the trade union's campaign against contaminated cabin air. Pilots and cabin crew launch court action against airlines in toxic air dispute Unite, Britain...

04 Nov

Onboard Fume Events – NHS Care Pathway

Many of you may be aware that British Airways and indeed the majority of airlines around the world continue to deny that fume events exist, often referring to them...

26 May

Clarification on Rest Breaks

There is a requirement for cabin crew to achieve a rest break of 20 minutes at some point during their duty if the duty day is six hours or...

12 Feb

Member Update: Health & Safety

Zika Virus A crewlink message with instructions has now been sent to all crew. Extra supplies of DEET are on hand at the report centre. BA is following advice from the foreign...

12 Sep

Fume Events

FUME EVENTS  Crew Website: http://www.unitetheunion.org/cabinair A reminder to crew. Please follow the Fire Smoke Fumes procedure laid out in the OMB. If breathing assistance is required, use a smoke hood...

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