Air Safety, Health and Security Department (ASHSD)
The AFA Air Safety, Health & Security Department is made up of expert staff who monitor and work with federal agencies and regulatory bodies like the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, and the National Transportation Safety Board. ASHSD’s work ranges from ensuring that Flight Attendants can report safety incidents in a non-punitive environment to working on accident investigation teams. As the designated representative of the International Transport Workers Federation, AFA also represents safety, health and security interests of Flight Attendants before the World Health Organization and the International Civil Aviation Organization.
AFA Air Safety, Health & Security experts provide ongoing training and support to more than 100 AFA Safety Committee chairs and members at 19 airlines.