Ground Safety DL 142

A primary goal of District Lodge 142 is for a safe and healthful work environment for its members. District Lodge 142 supports each member’s right and responsibility to work in a safe and healthful environment utilizing the proper safety equipment and work practices.

The District Lodge 142 Ground Safety Committee, through its network of Ground Safety Coordinators and Local Ground Safety Committees, will provide leadership in the following areas:

  • Develop partnerships with their respective employers to mutually achieve an accident-free workplace
  • Provide training and awareness to the members on occupational health, safety and the environment
  • Represent the membership before government, enforcement and policy setting organizations
  • Serve as legislative advocates on safety, health and environmental issues
  • Stay current on new technologies and information through safety and health organizations
  • Interact with safety and health representatives at other air carriers and associated industry workplaces
  • Strive for consistent industry-wide joint management human factors programs

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DL 142 Ground Safety Committee Members

DL 142 Ground Safety Director

Ron Miller    412-776-8181

Mechanic & Related

Richard Novak (Chairman)    704-928-6644 (mobile)

Rick Heckenkamp    704-359-2278 (work)    704-779-8050 (mobile)

Sally Dowling  704-359-2278

John Wahlgren


Recent Posts by the Ground Safety Committee

Unions and Airlines United for Safety

12/13/2017 To reduce the number of workplace accidents at our nation’s airports, union activists promised to form stronger partnerships with airline and industry leaders at [Read More..]

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IAM and AA Sign New ASAP Memorandum of Understanding

09/27/2017 Today, the IAM and American Airlines signed a new MOU on the LUS ASAP program.  This new MOU fixes many of the problems we [Read More..]

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DL 142 Ground Safety Report – 06/02/16

Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Opens Conference,  Presents Award to Hero Flight Attendant Alyssa Schulte receives the JATSC Safety Appreciation Award. (From left to right: [Read More..]

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DL 142 Ground Safety Report – Spring 2016

-By Ron Miller, Ground Safety Committee Director Registration is open for the 2016 annual Ground Safety Training Conference, June 1-3 in Hollywood, Md. Last year’s [Read More..]

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