SMS is based on SMS CAR Applicability Person Responsible – AE/Safety Manager Control Document – SMSM Framework Documentation Implementation Phase 1 / Phase 2
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1. a safety policy 2. setting goals for the improvement 3. identifying hazards and for evaluating and managing the associated risks; 4.ensuring that personnel are trained
5. internal reporting and analyzing of hazards, 6. a document containing all safety management system processes 7. a quality assurance program; 8. periodic reviews or audits 9. any additional requirements for the safety management system
The Accountable Executive shall be a single, identifiable person who, irrespective of other functions, shall have ultimate responsibility and accountability, for the implementation and maintenance of the SMS.
implementation and maintenance of an effective SMS. SMS are developed, implemented adhered to and maintained; report to the Accountable Executive
a) scope of the safety management system; b) safety policy and objectives; c) safety accountabilities; d) key safety personnel; e) documentation control procedures; f) coordination of emergency response planning;
g) hazard identification and safety risk management schemes; h) safety performance monitoring; i) safety auditing; j) procedures for the management of change; k) safety promotion; and l) control of contracted activities.
develop and maintain safety data collection and processing systems (SDCPS) for identification of hazards and the analysis, assessment and mitigation of safety risks SDCPS shall include reactive, proactive and predictive methods of safety data collection
a) reporting of hazards, events or safety concerns; b) collection and storage of safety data; c) analysis of the safety data; and d) distribution of the safety information distilled from the safety data
Safety performance monitoring and measurement means shall include the following: a) hazard reporting systems; b) safety audits; c) safety surveys; d) safety reviews; e) safety studies; and f) internal safety investigations
a) ensure that all staff are fully aware of the SMS; b) convey safety-critical information; c) explain why particular safety actions are taken; d) explain why safety procedures are introduced or changed; and e) convey generic safety information
Formal means of safety communication shall include inter alia: a) safety policies and procedures; b) newsletters; c) bulletins; and d) websites
Phase 1: Before 20th November 2010 a) the name of the accountable executive; b) the name of the person responsible for implementing the SMS; c) a statement of commitment to the implementation of SMS (signed by the AE); d) documentation of a gap analysis between the organization’s existing system and the SMS regulatory requirements; and e) the organization’s implementation project plan based on an internal gap analysis
Phase 2: At one-year (20.07.2011) a) a documented safety management plan; b) documented policies and procedures relating to the required SMS components; c) a process for occurrence reporting with the associated supportive elements such as training, a method of collecting, storing and distributing data, and a risk management process
Phase 3: Two years (20.07.20120) have a process for the proactive identification of hazards and associated methods of collecting, storing and distributing data and a risk management process.
Phase 4: One year following phase 3, have also addressed: a) training; b) quality assurance; and c) emergency preparedness