Aviation Health & Safety Legislation – General Introduction – 1 Day


Within the Aviation Environment we have potential exposure to a vast range of hazards, how we manage these hazards and develop mitigations for the associated exposure is an essential attribute of effective H & S management.

Essentially we are talking mostly about organisational issues although Human Factors may be identified as precursors for many events. Typically associated with Custom and Practice, or violations associated with current organisational processes and procedures.

Who is the Course for?

It is Post Holders (Nominated Persons) as well as Business Area Owners and managers as well as Quality Assurance and Safety Management Staff.

Staff members who have a responsibility for the Health Safety and Welfare of personnel.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

Gain a thorough understanding of the obligations of the aviation organisation to meet both the H & S obligations together with regulatory requirements associated with Occupational Health & Safety OHS.

Understand the need to maintain a safe working environment and to To ensure Primary Prevention

Raise awareness of the required facilities plant and equipment required to ensure organisational compliance

Consider how to Identify and eliminate hazards and reduce exposure and introduce systems to protect workers’ health and safety

Understand the need to ensure all employees are given reasonable opportunities to participate effectively in ongoing processes for the improvement of health and safety in our workplace

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Abbreviations
– Introduction
– Regulatory Framework
– Aviation Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Implementation
– Integrating Aviation Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) into our SMS
– Managing OSH Risk Assessment
– Aviation Health and Safety Performance Indicators
– Managing Competencies with the OSH system
– Health & Safety in Aviation – Baggage Handling Consideration
– Health and Safety Consideration During Aircraft Turnarounds
– Considerations relating to the Carriage of Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM)
– Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD)

Target groups

Persons who are looking for an overview of the entire regulatory environment. Aircraft engineers, Managers, and other staff need an appreciation of the regulatory structure.


A background in an aviation environment is an advantage but not essential.

Learning Objectives

The primary purpose of this training is to provide a thorough understanding of the obligations of the aviation organization to meet both the obligations and regulatory requirements associated with Occupational Health & Safety OHS.

In addition:

To ensure Primary Prevention:

– Identify and eliminate hazards

– Systems to protect workers’ health and safety

– Eliminate and reduce exposure

To ensure Tertiary Prevention:

– Enable provision of first aid

– Provide appropriate treatment

– Enable First Responder & Emergency Services

What do People Say About Sofema Aviation Services Training?

β€œThe instructor used the right words to explain the material.”
β€œThe discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
β€œThe instructor showed very resourceful background and experience.”
β€œAll sections of the course were related to my field.”
β€œAdequate answers were given to specific questions.”


1 day – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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