27 May 2019 13:25

AUTHOR AmAFlys

In the aviation industry, complacency kills. Accidents are so rare that most people in the aviation industry will never see a serious one in their careers. Aviation is so safe because of a culture of accountability and honesty. When problems appear, they are pointed out and the person who po...
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11 May 2019 11:23

AUTHOR HarisLy12

In any organization, any transitions and changes are met with resistance and difficulties. When changing the culture, with beliefs and values that are deep-rooted in individual workers and in the organization as a while, transitioning to a new culture is always even more difficult. These bar...
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10 Mar 2019 08:50

AUTHOR Aviation Safety

It is not a big secret among the pilot community that the current FTL is a scheme which does not cover all the scenarios, does take into account the kind of operations, does not consider the social part of life and many other disadvantages. A recent study by EASA came to confirm that the effectivene...
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27 Jan 2019 13:57

AUTHOR Nekt_Karan

Dear colleagues and friends,I would like to invite any aviation organisation to participate in our surveys regarding the application of new safety metrics. In the frame of our research project “Aviation Safety Metrics” and with the support of more than 40 partners from the industry, auth...
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12 Dec 2018 20:31

AUTHOR MarionV

Research on shift work and work psychology showed, that fatigue is not only a an acute threat to pilot performance and aviation safety. Fatigue can also impair mental and physical health in the medium and long term. We know very little, why and how that happens with airline pilots, which...
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09 Dec 2018 13:25

AUTHOR ConKy

Practical analysis of the causal factors influencing resistance to speak up may lead to understanding and implementation of techniques that can reduce the frequency of events that occur. Complicated procedures with uncertainties and ambiguities during time critical operating environments are som...
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29 Nov 2018 03:00

AUTHOR Dr_Crystal

Five aviation service providers participated in a study aiming to identify factors that impact the implementation of a safety management system and the safety performance of the organization. Safety managers were interviewed and their comments analyzed using grounded theory approach. Hinde...
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29 Oct 2018 10:04

AUTHOR Ncambris

Solving problems effectively is part of being an effective organization. The individuals and groups that tackle problems in organizations today sometimes inadvertently focus on the people or departments involved rather than the specific causes of the problem. This creates an organizational...
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23 Oct 2018 09:19

AUTHOR HarisLy12

When assessing the safety culture of any organisation, two questions must be first answered.The first one concerns the person(s) to be involved in the assessment. There will be a difference on the results, if the assessor is a member of the safety team or if the assessor is an authority personne...
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09 Oct 2018 14:06

AUTHOR AmAFlys

The concept of SMS has been around for almost 2 decades now and has become a regulation within aviation industry for the last few years. However, the concept of SMS is predominantly oriented towards the formal policy of the organization. Safety Culture on the other hand is oriented towards the i...
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