Müller, Roland, Wittmer, Andreas, Drax, Christopher (Eds.)
2014, XIII, 213 p. 65 illus.
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First book on the aviation market dealing with corporate risk and safety management
Helps in building a Safety Management System suitable to every operator
Charts the rules for airfields, airlines, flight schools, manufacturers and associations
The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) decision to require aviation organizations to adopt Safety Management Systems poses a major problem especially for small and medium sized aviation companies. The complexity of regulations overstrains the aviation stakeholders who seek to fully advantage from them but have no clear guidance. The aim of the book is to show the implementation of such a new system with pragmatic effort in order to gain a gradation for smaller operators. This approach should illustrate the leeway in order to adapt the processes and to show the interfaces between Corporate Risk Management and Safety Management. The book shows how to build a system with reasonable effort, appropriate to the size and complexity of the specific operator. It also gives inputs on the key aspects and how to effectively operate such a system with the various interfaces. Furthermore, the book highlights the importance of Corporate Risk Management independent of Safety Management Systems based on ICAO.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Aircraft accident - Aviation systems - Governance - ICAO EASA CAA - Risk management - Safety Management Systems