Air Quality Subcommittee
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Handles any air quality or contamination issues as they arise
- Works with the company to investigate and addresses the source of air quality or contamination when it occurs
- Assists Flight Attendants in obtaining proper care, treatment, and testing when involved in an air quality or contamination incident
- Follows up with the Flight Attendant(s) involved to ensure they have received proper care, treatment, and testing
- Keeps members informed of air quality incidents and developments through the MEC Communications Committee.
- Develops, distributes, maintains, and updates membership education materials about air quality, contamination, symptoms, and follow up procedures
- Regularly communicates with and provide updates to the MEC ASHSC Chairperson on the activites of the subcommittee
- In conjunction with the International Office, develops and provides initial and ongoing training to a designated Air Quality contact within the ASHSC of each Local Council
Why Would I Contact This Committee?
The Air Quality Subcommittee is available to help you with:
- Support during an aircraft air quality or contamination issue
- Information about cabin air quality including resources and information about previous incidents
Who Do I Contact?
For assistance, contact MEC Air Safety, Health, & Security Committee Vice Chairperson Yvette Satterlee. Contact information is below for your convenience.
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