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Safety Management System

2. Four Components of Safety Management

Contents:

  1. GENERAL
  2. SAFETY POLICY
  3. SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT (SRM)
  4. SAFETY ASSURANCE (SA)
  5. SAFETY PROMOTION
  1. General

    1. The SMS consists of four basic components, which are essential for a safety-oriented management system. This manual describes how the corporate processes are structured to ensure compliance with SMS requirements. School program SMS documentation includes safety management processes specific to their program, in accordance with this document and the four pillars

  2. Safety Policy

    1. All management systems must define policies, procedures, and organizational structures to accomplish their goals. These elements are outlined and documented within this manual and the program manual’s systems to provide the framework for the SMS functional elements.

  3. Safety Risk Management (SRM)

    1. This pillar is comprised of hazard identification and safety risk management procedures to control risk to the acceptable levels.

  4. Safety Assurance (SA)

    1. Once mitigation or controls are developed and implemented as an output of SRM processes, the organization must ensure they are continuously practiced and effective in changing environment. The safety assurance function reinforces the use of quality management concepts, continuous improvement, and other measurement and control processes.

  5. Safety Promotion

    1. School of Aviation and Transportation Technology (SATT) must promote safety as a core value with practices that support a sound safety culture. This component raises the level of safety awareness within the organization and fosters confidence that safety actions are taken in response to reported concerns in order to reduce safety risk and ensure the overall health of the school.