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What's New

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SM ICG Updates Guidance on SMS in Small Organizations and SMS Integration

The SM ICG has just updated two of its products to align with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 19, Amendment 1 and the ICAO Safety Management Manual. SMS for Small Organizations: Considerations for Regulators provides guidance and resources to regulators for evaluating SMS in smaller organizations. It considers the nature of the small organization and the environment and constraints in which it operates and addresses the benefits/drawbacks of phased implementation, both for small organizations and regulators overseeing them. The document also provides guidance on inspector training and information sharing. Read more

SMS Integration: Points to Consider provides best practices for successful integration of multiple management systems within an organization. It considers a variety of integration scenarios and does not exclusively deal with SMS. Each scenario offers useful tips on how to deal with integration of both legislated-and non-legislated systems. Read more

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Attitudes and Behaviors for Effective SMS Brochure

The Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG), has published a new ‘’Attitudes and Behaviors for Effective SMS’’ brochure. In the same spirit as the SM ICG 10 Things You Should Know About SMS and State Safety Programme (SSP) Brochure, this two-sided, tri-fold brochure addresses basic characteristics and attributes organizations and individuals need to effectively manage safety. Read more



SM ICG Description

The Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SM ICG) was founded by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)), the European Aviation Safety Agency (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 Dominican Republic Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC), 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, Eugene Huang, or Andrew Larsen.

Standardization Promotion Guidance/Tools Resources
Hazard Taxonomy Examples 10 Things You Should Know About SMS State Evaluation of Industry Safety Cases SM ICG Description Paper
Safety Management Terminology Industry Day Events A Systems Approach to Measuring Safety Performance – The Regulator Perspective SMS and SSP Reference Library
Safety Culture for Effective Safety Management Determining the Value of SMS SM ICG Findings on SMS Equivalence
The Frontline Manager’s Role in SMS How to Support a Successful SSP and SMS Implementation – Recommendations for Regulators SM ICG Position Paper on the SMS/QMS Relationship
The Senior Manager's Role in SMS Measuring Safety Performance Guidelines for Service Providers SM ICG Terms of Reference
Risk Based Decision Making Principles
SM ICG SMS Evaluation Tool
SMS for Small Organizations
SMS Inspector Competency Guidance
SMS Integration – Points to Consider
SSP Assessment Tool
Training Program Outline for Inspector SMS Competency
Industry Safety Culture Evaluation Tool and Guidance
Organizational Culture Self-Assessment Tool for Regulators
Guidance for Comprehensive Safety Performance Management in an SSP

Points of Contact (POCs)

Eugene Huang Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Safety +1 202-267-7577 Eugene Huang
Neverton Novais National Civil Aviation Agency - Brazil (ANAC) +55 61 3314 4606 Neverton Novais
Andrew Larsen Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) +1 613 993-9158 Andrew Larsen
Charles Galea Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia +07 3144 7487 Charles Galea
Claudio Trevisan European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) +49 221 89990 6019 Claudio Trevisan

Further Reading






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