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How to Regain Control of Your Aviation SMS

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jul 30, 2018 4:17:00 AM

What is it Like to Lose Control of your Aviation SMS

Losing control of your aviation SMS is largely a product of feeling overwhelmed by all of the actions, documentation, and tasks required to implement and monitor safety.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

When Your SMS Becomes Too Much to Handle

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jul 9, 2018 4:38:00 AM

What is Too Much to Handle

We talk with aviation safety professionals and business executives every day about their struggles with implementing and managing an SMS.

Inevitably, all aviation safety programs will reach a point of growth where it is getting too much to handle.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

How to Complete Phase 4 of Aviation SMS Implementation [With Free Checklist]

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 13, 2018 4:22:00 AM

What Is Phase 4 Of Aviation SMS Implementation

Phase 4 of SMS implementation is all about following through on designing your SMS, and moving forward with actually using the created resources and monitoring your SMS. For example, in Phase 3 of SMS implementation you are required to create KPIs, and in Phase 4 you are required to monitor them.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

How to Complete Phase 3 of Aviation SMS Implementation [With Free Resources]

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 11, 2018 3:00:00 PM

What Is Phase 3 Of Aviation SMS Implementation

Phase 3 of Aviation SMS implementation is largely about implementing your Safety Risk Management process. Your SRM process is where you document and design your safety management system. Designing your SMS is a two-step process:

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation, 2-Safety Risk Management

How to Complete Phase 2 of Aviation SMS Implementation [With Free Checklist]

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 23, 2018 4:02:00 AM

What Is Phase 2 Of Aviation SMS Implementation?

 Phase 2 of SMS Implementation is largely dedicated to document foundational, core, elements of your safety management system.

The result of implementing Phase 2 is an SMS Safety Policy that all employees can reference to understand:

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 How to Complete Phase 1 of Aviation SMS Implementation [With Free Checklist]

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 21, 2018 4:03:00 AM

What Is Phase 1 Of Aviation SMS Implementation

Phase 1 of Aviation SMS implementation involves activities that lay the ground work you will need to begin implementing other parts of your SMS, such as critical processes and policy.

Phase 1 of aviation SMS has the goal to answer like:

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How to Switch Your SMS Program

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 27, 2017 5:59:00 AM

What Does It Mean to “Switch” SMS Program

If you’re reading this, it means you are considering or curious about what it takes to switch your safety management system. But, what are we talking about when we say “switch” your SMS program. There are a couple of possible scenarios that you should consider:

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

How to Create Aviation SMS Implementation Plan

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 25, 2017 5:16:00 AM

What you Need to Know about Aviation SMS Implementation Plans

If you are reading this, chances are you have just begun implementing your aviation SMS program. Or, you would like to see how your implementation plan stacks up against the suggested process for creating an implementation plan.

Either way, the important things you need to know about aviation implementation plans are that they:

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

Overview of 4 Phases of Aviation SMS Implementation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 21, 2017 5:47:00 AM

How Long Does Aviation SMS Implementation Take?

Creating the 4 Phases of aviation SMS implementation is one of the great contributions that ICAO has made to the quality development of safety management systems. The 4 Phases of implementation provide a framework and road map service providers can follow to build a high-functioning safety program.

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10 Tasks for Getting SMS Program Started (And In This Order)

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 14, 2017 5:44:00 AM

Most Important Items for Getting SMS Program Started

Getting an SMS program started from ground zero may be confusing and difficult. There so much to do.

There SO much guidance (too much guidance perhaps). It’s no wonder new safety managers feel like they are drowning when a safety program gets dropped in their lap.

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Topics: Aviation SMS Implementation

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