Overview Related to EASA Part 145 MOE Safety Management System Content

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers a brief summary of what each element of the required Safety Management System will be documented within the Maintenance Organisation MOE.

Introduction – Consider the following elements (required)

>> 3.1 Hazard identification and safety risk management schemes
>> 3.2 Internal safety reporting and investigations
>> 3.3 Safety action planning
>> 3.4 Safety performance monitoring
>> 3.5 Change management
>> 3.6 Safety training (including human factors) and promotion
>> 3.7 Immediate safety action and coordination with the operator’s emergency response plan (ERP)

Brief Summary to ensure comprehensive treatment of Safety Management Systems (SMS)

>> 3.1 Hazard identification and safety risk management schemes: This section will detail the methods and procedures used by the organization to identify potential hazards that may arise during maintenance operations. It would also lay out the risk assessment process, including the criteria used for rating risk severity and probability. A robust system for tracking, reviewing, and managing these risks should also be outlined.
>> 3.2 Internal safety reporting and investigations: This would describe the procedures for reporting safety incidents or concerns internally, ensuring anonymity and a no-blame culture to encourage the sharing of information. It would also outline how investigations into these reports are carried out, including the collection and analysis of data, determination of root causes, and the development and implementation of corrective actions.
>> 3.3 Safety action planning: This section will describe the process for developing safety action plans based on the findings from safety investigations and risk assessments. These plans should clearly define responsibilities, timescales, and required resources.
>> 3.4 Safety performance monitoring: Here, the system used to monitor safety performance, including safety indicators and targets, will be described. There should be regular audits and evaluations of safety performance, as well as an overview of how this data is used to improve the organization's safety culture and practices.
>> 3.5 Change management: This section should cover the procedures for managing changes that could affect safety, including technical, operational, or organizational changes. It should outline how the safety impacts of changes are assessed, how the changes are communicated, and how they're reviewed after implementation.
>> 3.6 Safety training (including human factors) and promotion: This would detail the organization's approach to safety training and education, including the recognition of human factors in safety. It should cover the types of training provided, the frequency of training, and how training effectiveness is measured. It should also describe the methods used to promote a positive safety culture within the organization.
>> 3.7 Immediate safety action and coordination with the operator’s emergency response plan (ERP): This section would lay out the protocols for immediate safety actions in response to an incident or emergency. It should define roles and responsibilities and outline the interface and coordination with the operator's ERP. This section might also describe procedures for post-incident support and review.

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