What, specifically, does the NATA SMS for Air Operators program included?
There are four major tenets of the NATA SMS Program: 1. The authority and responsibility to implement the NATA SMS must start with Senior Management. The success of the program requires other employees, but the importance of senior management leadership is vital to implement the safety initiatives of the safety management system. 2. Customized Company Safety Manual: The manual’s preparation by a designated safety manager ensures the company’s active involvement in its creation and the approval of ownership. Multiple Webcasts between NATA’s safety team and each program participant will assure total company-by-company customization. Each company will develop its own manual to include the following (partial list): ~ Safety Management Roles and Responsibilities ~ Hazard Identification ~ Accident/Incident Reporting ~ Data Gathering ~ Safety Investigation ~ Safety Communication and Goal Setting ~ Self-assessment Guidance ~ Safety Training ~ Human Factors ~ Emergency Preparedness 3. Continuin