08 Dec 2019 08:37

AUTHOR AmAFlys

We have many times seen manuals, guidance papers and articles on how to implement the SMS, how to start and what steps to follow. It is quite rare though to find a guidance on what NOT to do if we want to see a successful implementation and living of the system. These are some of the most com...
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29 Nov 2019 11:02

AUTHOR Emira

A safety management system (SMS) is a systematic approach to managing safety, including the necessary organisational structures, accountabilities, policies and procedures (definition from ICAO annex 19).ICAO guidance on Safety Management Systems (document 9859) suggests a four-stage approach to...
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24 Nov 2019 16:27

AUTHOR Sebastien-Follet

I relay the Call for submission for the 2020 Safety Forum that will be held at Brussel Eurocontrol Headquaters the 3rd and 4th of june 2020. The theme will be Airport Surface Risk.For this Safety Forum the organizing committee decided that it would like to narrow it down to issues around: Runway E...
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20 Nov 2019 05:59

AUTHOR HarisLy12

Safety CultureSafety Culture has a long history and has had a thorough analysis in recent years. The word ‘culture’ itself has many broad meanings and ‘safety culture’ refers to the beliefs, values and perceptions and how they relate to risks within an organisation, s...
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14 Nov 2019 08:08

AUTHOR Sergio

My Ray Ban glasses I use after my old man's costume are part of my standard procedure in this summer beginning. I was called to go the Flight Operations Office to talk about common endeavors in this airline I just got into one week ago. It's December bunch of calendars ago. We are just obssessed wit...
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10 Nov 2019 14:35

AUTHOR Sergio

The road to heaven must be going opposite to the way I am heading now. I knocked the door, and this little guy with the moustache scratching his face says: You may come in. The door is unlocked. I came to discuss the results of the last CAA audit we went through last week. The air is fresh and t...
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26 Oct 2019 21:56

AUTHOR Sergio

The air was cut by the frozen mist in my mind when I left home, and could kiss my kid. I drove safely to the office with all the planning I made late the night before. My safety round was the first activity to be done like some years ago, which resulted in pure benefits to this AMO I worked for....
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22 Oct 2019 13:06

AUTHOR AmAFlys

Culture has been used so vaguely and in so diversified terms that it seems to have lost its context. Culture is something that we shouldn't need too many words and lots of tools to define, as it is something experienced in everyday operations. It's how we do things around here, as people like to poi...
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17 Oct 2019 22:48

AUTHOR Sergio

I was going upstairs to meet the HR officer of this airline I was about to begin rendering services as Safety Manager. No signs or indications where to find the proper office. No matter what! I found her. It was a huge room with plenty of workstations, laptops and noise all over. We began the co...
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07 Oct 2019 02:55

AUTHOR Sergio

I was heading to the paint stripping shop to discuss with the staff some issues about an accident just happened in the morning. As I entered to my office, I recalled one of the definitions included in the Standard ISO 9000:2015, wherein it states that a management system is a "set of interrelated...
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