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SM ICG Announces Industry Day Event in Cologne, November 2018

We are excited to announce the 13th Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG) Industry Day taking place on Tuesday, 13 November in Cologne, Germany. This event will bring together experts from Civil Aviation Authorities worldwide and European aviation industry to share experience and best practices on Safety Management System (SMS) Made Simple. Industry Day provides a unique opportunity for aviation industry to hear directly from authorities that are working together on SMS and for those authorities to receive feedback on SM ICG products. For further details, please contact the EASA secretariat at air_ops@easa.europa.eu. Read about previous SM ICG Industry Day events

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Safety Culture Pamphlet Now Available in French

The Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG) tri-fold pamphlet entitled Safety Culture for Effective Safety Management is now available for download in French. It briefly discusses safety culture and its relationship to safety reporting, informed decision making, and organizational behaviors. It also describes safety culture "implementation," safety culture maturity, and assessing safety culture. Read more

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SM ICG Showcases Canadian Aviation Industry Innovation in Vibrant Toronto

Toronto, Ontario lived up to its international reputation on May 8, with Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) hosting the 19th Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG) meeting in the city over the span of five days. 36 representatives from 17 member authorities gathered for a full day plenary session and three working meeting days, as well as an Industry Day outreach event with representatives from 32 Canadian aviation industry organizations. Industry Day marks a unique opportunity for aviation service providers in Canada to hear directly from authorities that are working together and for those authorities to receive feedback on SM ICG products. The full day session included nine presentations and an open discussion on data-informed decision making. Read more

SM ICG 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), Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong (CAD HK), 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), United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (UAE GCAA), and the Civil Aviation Authority of United Kingdom (UK CAA). Additionally, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an observer 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


Notifications

Newsletter.png To receive notification when new SM ICG content is published, contact smicg.share@gmail.com.

SM ICG Products

The SM ICG welcomes feedback on its products. For further information regarding the SM ICG or to provide feedback, please contact Claudio Trevisan, Mark Liptak, or Sean Borg.

Standardization Promotion Guidance/Tools Resources





Points of Contact (POCs)

Mark Liptak Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Safety +1 202 510 80104 Mark Liptak
Neverton Novais National Civil Aviation Agency - Brazil (ANAC) +55 61 3314 4606 Neverton Novais
Sean Borg Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) +1 613 990 5448 Sean Borg
Ash McAlpine Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia +07 3144 7411 Ash McAlpine
Claudio Trevisan European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) +49 221 89990 6019 Claudio Trevisan

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