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Home Information Articles IATA Sponsored Safety Management System (SMS) Seminar
IATA Sponsored Safety Management System (SMS) Seminar PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 06 May 2008 20:00
To Apply for the Seminar:

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The Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority in collaboration with the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) will be hosting a Safety Management Systems (SMS) seminar on June 10-12, 2008. The seminar which is designed for representatives for civil aviation authorities, airline managers, airport managers, ANS providers, manufacturers and maintenance. The seminar will addressing areas include:

  • Basic safety concepts
  • Safety management
  • Hazards
  • Risks
  • SMS regulations
  • SMA planning
  • SMA operations
  • Phased approach to SMS implementation

The aim of this programme is to give participants the knowledge, techniques and skills to effectively develop and manage a safety management system. Also, at the end of this seminar, participants will also be able to measure the performance of a safety management system, while managing safety risks and building a safety culture with their organization.

How You Will Benefit:

  • Acquire knowledge, techniques and skills in developing and managing a Safety Management System, as well as measuring its performance
  • Reduce costs substantially
  • Target resources appropriately and measure the results
  • Manage safety-risks proactively
  • Communicate effectively on safety with the Civil Aviation Authority, customers, insurance underwriters and financial institutions
  • Build a positive safety culture

Designed for:

  • Representatives from Civil Aviation Authority
  • Experienced Managers from airlines, airports, ANS providers, manufacturers and maintenance
  • Supervisors from the operational professions

Seminar Content:

  • SMS course introduction
  • Basic safety concepts
  • Introduction to safety management
  • Hazards
  • Risks
  • SMS regulation
  • Introduction to SMS
  • SMS planning
  • SMS operation
  • Phased approach to SMS Implementation

The seminar includes formal presentations containing information and key learning as well as work group sessions designed to provide practical experience and highlight example issues that may be encountered during the SMS implementation process.