The SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
When you register for the monthly SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin, you will receive valuable information from a wide variety of aviation safety resources and articles authored by field experts. These safety articles are designed to be hard-hitting, insightful and practical.
You may wish to use the articles to fulfill part of the Safety Promotion pillar of your Safety Management System (SMS). We encourage you to forward these articles to your colleagues and also to respond to what you read.
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Below are the five most recent newsletters. All the content from previous newsletters can be located
in the Aviation Safety Resource Library.
May 2014 | Safety Culture: How Does Your Culture Grow?
Since the advent of safety management systems (SMS) at the beginning of this century, there have been many articles written about safety culture. Google the subject and you’ll find more treasure than if you were searching for real estate in Florida. But what does it mean? Does anyone actually think about their safety culture, either individually or as an organization? To paraphrase Mark Twain, “Safety culture is like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but nobody does anything about it.”
April 2014 | OSHA Update at a Glance: Workplace Safety & Cabin Crew
Enhancing Safety & Well-Being Through Training & Prevention—In 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a Policy Statement to enhance occupational safety and health in the aircraft cabin by establishing the extent to which Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards apply to the working conditions of aircraft cabin crew members while they are onboard aircraft in operation.
March 2014 | Beyond Notification and Family Assistance
Organizations that make it a top priority to take care of people after an accident are to be commended for their commitment to humanitarian response. But there should also be a commitment to the organization. Clear policies to ensure viability during and after a response are critical to a company’s profitability and long-term survival.
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