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The issue “affects different people in different ways and the reactions can vary in severity with symptoms such as rashes, headaches, hair loss and breathing problems when wearing the uniform,” according to the union.
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For over a year and a half Flight Attendants at Delta have been experiencing the effects of toxic uniforms. This is a relatively new issue in our industry, but AFA has taken this issue on and defined it through the work of our industrial hygienist, Judith Anderson. 

For a review of this issue and how AFA has tackled it at other airlines, watch this video:

AFA-CWA: Securing Safe Flight Attendant Uniforms >

The Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 aims to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air. Call your Representative and Senators today and tell them to cosponsor the Cabin Air Safety Act.

Some say they have faced retaliation for complaining about purple uniforms a year after company introduced them

Originally published in the Guardian on April 4, 2019 by Mike Elk

Delta flight attendants are complaining that a new set of uniforms introduced by the airline are still causing skin rashes and worse almost a year after the company introduced them.