Aviation SMS Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis – 1 Day


This course is not intended to be entry level and it is expected that you are quite familiar with the theory regarding Safety Management and understand the concept that SMS is a specific approach to managing safety, including the full accountability procedures processes and policies within the framework of an organisational structures.

The SMS process of Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis takes place within the Safety Risk Assessment Element of the SMS.

Safety risk assessment (SRA) should be performed during periods of change or prior to proposed change. SRA may also be performed on a continuous basis to ensure  organisational health and well being.

Safety risk assessment features 8 Key elements and each element is considered within the appropriate context during this specialised 1 day training.

Developing an effective Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis process can play a major role in not just driving safety but also delivering savings within the organisation.

Hazard Identification is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace, nominating and training a specific group will underpin the integrity of the SMS System.

Who is the Course for?

It is for persons who are actively involved in the management or Interaction or the organisations SMS including Quality Audit Staff, Nominated Persons, and business process owners, as well as anyone with an interest to achieve an effective understanding of the SMS Hazard Identification & Risk Mitigation processes.

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

a) To be able to explain the organisation SMS methodology related to Hazard Identification and Risk Mitigation.
b) To understand the mechanism whereby the Senior Management can demonstrate effective oversight and management of its risks.
c) Understanding the need to provide Senior Management with full awareness of the key risks or exposures of the business
d) To develop the ability to Mitigate or control the potential “safety threats.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Abbreviations and Definitions
-SMS Risk Assessment – Challenges
-The Risk Management Process in a Safety Management System
-Identifying Hazards
-To consider how we can effectively manage our Hazard Identification Process
-Consequence Analysis
-Approval and Management of Residual Risk
-Developing Organisational Tools for Analysis
-To consider the best process for Optimizing Risk Assessment Techniques
-How to identify areas which need special attention and how to focus our efforts on making sure we can deliver in all relevant areas
-Safety Risk Control & Mitigation Exercise

Target groups

This training is highly relevant for safety and quality assurance ass well as business area stake holders.


A background or understanding of Aviation Quality and Safety Systems

Learning Objectives

– To understand the 8 key elements of  Aviation SMS Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis
– To understand the practical challenges to deliver effective identification and analysis
– To promote best practice solutions to SMS challenges

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, the examples were great.”
“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”
“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”
“Having a visual material helps a lot the learning process.”


1 day – The training will commence 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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