Together, with members of the airline industry and the National Safety Council (NSC), OSHA works to provide employers and airline industry workers with information and assistance to help create a healthy and safe working environment.
Exposures to hazards present in the airline industry are addressed in OSHA standards for general industry.
Safety and Health Programs
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OSHA's COVID-19 Safety and Health Topics page provides specific information about protecting workers from coronavirus during the ongoing outbreak.
- Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between OSHA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation, (August 26, 2014).
- FAA Issues Policy to Improve Workplace Safety for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Press Release, (August 22, 2013).
- A Guide to Packing for Business and Personal Travel. OSHA-Airline Industry and the National Safety Council (NSC), International Air Transport Section Alliance.
- Baggage Handling. OSHA eTool. Developed as part of the OSHA-Airline Industry and the National Safety Council (NSC), International Air Transport Section Alliance. Describes many of the common hazards associated with the baggage handling process and provides possible solutions that are ranked according to their feasibility to the operations.