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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, 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), the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), 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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SM ICG Publishes "Determining the Value of SMS"

This document is for safety professionals who understand that the investment in safety interventions and Safety Management Programs are necessary to ensure safe operations. Safety professionals and their economic partners know the human and financial impact of a serious event or accident. Prevention of such loss is the return on the safety investment. This document clarifies the steps needed to better appreciate and calculate both the cost and the value of safety. Read more

SM ICG Product Updates

The SM ICG has conducted a review of previously published material to standardize terminology and incorporate lessons learned. The following products have been updated:



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.

Standardization Promotion Guidance/Tools Resources





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
Mike Hutchinson Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia +03 9518 2774 Mike Hutchinson
Régine Hamelijnck European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) +49 221 8999 000 Régine Hamelijnck

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