An SMS is an organization-wide comprehensive and preventive approach to managing safety, it includes safety policy, formal methods for identifying hazards and mitigating risk, and promotion of a positive safety culture.
There is no one-size-fits-all method for designing and implementing an SMS, RSL can assist you in developing an SMS that works for your unique operation. Resilient Solutions will ensure your SMS complies with the philosophy and structure found in FAA Advisory Circular 120-92B (Safety Management Systems for Aviation Service Providers) and satisfy the SMS Standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as published in ICAO Annex 19 for operations.
Following the SMS methodology will assist your organization in adhering with other standards and certifications such as the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) / Aeronautical Standards (AS).
Safety Policy is the first of four components of a Safety Management System (SMS), as defined by ICAO and the FAA, and establishes senior management’s commitment to continually improve safety and defines the methods, processes, and organizational structure needed to meet the company’s safety goals.
Safety Risk Management, the second component of an SMS, is a formal process within the SMS itself that determines the need for, and adequacy of, new or revised risk controls based on the assessment of acceptable risk.
Safety Assurance evaluates the continued effectiveness of implemented risk control strategies and supports the identification of new hazards.
Safety Promotion Includes training, communication, and other actions to create a positive safety culture within all levels of the workforce.