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Learn to Think Like an Aviation SMS Auditor

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 4, 2019 6:03:00 AM

Why Aviation SMS Audits Are Important

The objective of Aviation Safety Management Systems (SMS) is to:

  • Proactively manage safety to reduce risk;
  • Identify potential safety hazards;
  • Determine operational risk, and
  • Implement control measures mitigating identified risk.
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Topics: 3-Safety Assurance, SMS Auditing

How to Audit Previously Managed Safety Issues in Aviation SMS

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 11, 2019 4:43:00 AM

What Is an Audit of Previously Managed Issues in Aviation Safety Management

When you perform internal aviation SMS audits, it’s essential you include the auditing of previously managed issues.

Why should you audit previously managed issues? Because external auditors will randomly sample your managed issues and look very closely at the decisions you made and why you made them. If you don’t randomly sample and audit your issues, you can probably expect an audit finding on your next external audit.

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Topics: 3-Safety Assurance, SMS Auditing

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