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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 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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SM ICG Publishes SMS Integration – Points to Consider

This material provides best practices concerning the integration of multiple management systems within organizations. It considers multiple scenarios relating to the integration of operating systems and does not exclusively deal with safety management systems (SMS). Read more

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Industry Representatives Tout SM ICG Products at Cologne 'Industry Day' Event

For the sixth 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 41 European aviation industry organizations on May 22, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. This event marks the third opportunity for European 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 the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), included nine industry presentations and an open discussion on SMS training. 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.

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) +55 213 5015 268 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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