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Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG)

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Description

The Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG) was founded by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation and is a joint cooperation between many regulatory authorities for the purpose of promoting a common understanding of safety management and Safety Management System (SMS)/State Safety Program (SSP) principles and requirements, facilitating their implementation across the international aviation community.

The current core membership of the SM ICG includes the Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA) of Spain, the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) of Brazil, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Netherlands (CAA NL), the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAA NZ), the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia, the Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC) in France, the Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) in Italy, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) of Switzerland, the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi), Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB), the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety Organization, Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of United Kingdom (UK CAA). Additionally, the Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong (CAD HK), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (UAE GCAA) are observers to this group.

Members of the SM ICG:

  • Collaborate on common SMS/SSP topics of interest
  • Share lessons learned
  • Encourage the progression of a harmonized SMS
  • Share products with the aviation community
  • Collaborate with international organizations such as ICAO and civil aviation authorities that have implemented or are implementing SSP/SMS


What's New

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Second Industry Day Event in Canada Focuses on Small Aviation Organizations

For the seventh time, the Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG), a group of 16 aviation regulatory bodies, held its semi-annual Industry Day event with representatives from 15 Canadian aviation industry organizations on December 11, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. This event was a gathering of smaller aviation operators and marks the second opportunity for Canadian aviation service providers to hear directly from authorities that are working together and to provide feedback on SM ICG products. The full day session, hosted by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), included eight industry presentations and an open discussion on Safety Management Systems (SMS) scalability. Read more


SM ICG Products

The SM ICG welcomes feedback on its products. For further information regarding the SM ICG or to provide feedback, please contact Régine Hamelijnck, Amer Younossi, or Jacqueline Booth.

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Points of Contact (POCs)

Amer Younossi Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Safety +1 202 267 5164 Amer Younossi
Igor Penna National Civil Aviation Agency - Brazil (ANAC) +55 613 3144 826 Igor Penna
Jacqueline Booth Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) +1 613 952 7974 Jacqueline Booth
Stephen Duffield Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia +61 7 3144 7362 Stephen Duffield
Régine Hamelijnck European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) +49 221 8999 1000 Régine Hamelijnck

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