AVIA 300 Quiz 6

AVIA 300 Quiz 6: Managing Safety

  1. What component of SMS should also ensure that an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) allows for a smooth transition from normal everyday processes to emergency operations and then back to normal conditions once the emergency has been managed?
  2. Analyzing and addressing hazards after they have materialized (caused acci- dents and injuries) are commonly referred to as a reactive approach to safety.
  3. means document it in writing, referring to the need to have key aspects of a given SMS readily available to employees as a written reference.
  4. Safety Risk Management is the means to hunt the hazards, then assess and mitigate the risks, referring to the fundamental need of having employees aggressively seek safety problems and having a means of effecting change to produce better conditions.
  5. is the way to measure and improve it, referring to the need to use scientific principles to determine the value of the actual management processes being used.
  6. The objectives of the FAA’s SMS pilot projects were threefold:
  7. Working to maintain the highest levels of airline safety is an enormous challenge. The depth and breadth of ALPA’s air safety structure, and the critical role it plays in meeting that challenge, are unique in the air transportation industry.
  8. Within the SMS framework consists of four components of SMS, discuss what the pillar of Safety Assurance is?
  9. The purpose of risk mitigation is to control hazards by either eliminating them altogether or by reducing the severity or likelihood of the hazard to an acceptable level.
  10. According to the Safety Risk Management tolerability matrix, this region is acceptable based on mitigation.
  11. The crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 near Buffalo, New York, on February 12, 2009 had a profound effect on commercial airline safety.
  12. In the United States the SMS framework consists of 4 components (also known as pillars). What are the four pillars of SMS?
  13. A small part of safety promotion involves the critical need for communication.
  14. ___ and ________ of airline services should never be in competition, rather they should be in balance during management’s decision-making process.
  15. Safety Management Systems (SMS) is a term describing a standardized approach to controlling risk across an entire organization that promotes the sharing of safety data and best practices.
  16. _________ are conducted by operating departments of the organization.
  17. Annex 6 to the Chicago Convention deals with International Commercial Air Transport. Amendment 33 of Annex 6 sets the stage for international awareness and implementation of SMS by the world’s airlines. It provides that ICAO member States shall require its operators to implement an SMS that as a minimum:
  18. An ideal airline SMS would have limited resources to manage the safety demands of the business.
  19. Which level of the FAA SMS maturity model has the Aviation Service Provider develop and implement a basic safety risk management process?
  20. Within the SMS framework consists of four components of SMS, discuss what the pillar of Safety Risk Management (SRM) is?
  21. Which level of the FAA SMS maturity model have processes in place and their performance and effectiveness have been verified. The complete safety assurance processes, including continuous monitoring, and the remaining features of the other safety risk management and safety assurance processes are functioning.
  22. It is tricky to measure how well SMS is working because health does not necessarily correlate to a reduction in the number of accidents. As a result, a key component of the SMS model that was adopted from the business realm is the use of performance indicators to assess the effectiveness of safety programs. Under SMS these are called
  23. An organization’s corporate culture must emphasize safety jointly with profit, controlling risk as a core value to help the bottom line, not to hinder profit.
  24. An additional role of unions is to stimulate _______ awareness among individual pilots to enable flight crewmembers to be constructive critics of the airspace system.
  25. Findings from safety investigations are derived from the facts and circum- stances associated with the event and are based on the investigator’s analysis.
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