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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1801-2400|
|Make Model Name||B767-300 and 300 ER|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Oxygen System/Crew|
|Experience||Maintenance Technician 30|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Critical|
Deviation - Procedural FAR
Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy
Deviation - Procedural Security
Flight Deck / Cabin / Aircraft Event Other / Unknown
Inbound PIREP flight attendant oxygen panels; all except mid panel; ceiling mounted oxygen mask doors sealed shut with security seals. Removed security seals. Will provide information to union representative. [Recommend] to actively train all outsourced (contracted) cleaners [about] what must and must not be covered with security seals. This is a very serious safety concern.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: Two Line Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) report about an ETOPS B767-300 aircraft that had security seals applied to Flight Attendant ceiling mounted Oxygen Mask Door Panel seams by a Cabin Contract Service provider; at all Cabin door jumpseat locations. Oxygen masks would not have been available to flight attendants in an emergency.
Narrative: Inbound PIREP Flight Attendant Oxygen Panels; all except mid panel; ceiling mounted oxygen mask doors sealed shut with security seals. Removed security seals. Will provide information to Union Representative. [Recommend] to actively train all Outsourced (Contracted) Cleaners [about] what must and must not be covered with security seals. This is a very serious safety concern.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.