Tag: Safety

Secretary Chao has authority to require airline refunds, COVID safety. She should use it.

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically impacted the lives of Americans — their health, their economic outlook and much more. Air travel is one area of life that has been completely turned upside down. For months, very few Americans stepped onto an airplane. As more and more people start to think about flying again, concerns about the layouts of airports and airplanes make them problematic transmission risks for travelers. 

This situation demands an attentive and consumer-focused Department of Transportation. Unfortunately, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has stepped back from her duty to protect passengers. She has not taken the actions needed to

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French Industry Orgs Offer Safety Protocol Guidelines For Resumption Of Filming On Movies & TV

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Following Spain, India and others, France has outlined recommendations for on-set safety when filming gears back up again as coronavirus restrictions ease in the country. The Central Committee for Hygiene, Security and Working Conditions for TV and Film (CCHSCT) published its proposals today. The org noted that the suggestions are complementary to measures put in place by the government, and may be amended in the future.

France is in the third week of lifting some lockdown restrictions and the government is expected to release further overall information on Thursday. Cinemas are not anticipated

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