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 process 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.

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 15,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer.

The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost effective than our competitors it is that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it check it out!

What Makes SAS Aviation Health & Safety Legislation – General Introduction different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the early 90’s through to the transfer to EASA in 2003. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an EASA auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Benefits of Aviation Health & Safety Legislation – General Introduction

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 to 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 who 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 organisation 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


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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