Safety Management Systems for Cargo Operations Staff – 1 Day

Introduction –

An effective SMS is an essential tool to raise the understanding that the cargo operators faces in respect of the various risks affecting the aviation cargo business.
An ICAO compliant Safety Management System provides a mechanism to proactively seek, identify, quantify and mitigate risks and potential hazards which exist in the business.

Moreover it provides for a mechanism to deliver a safer working process and environment in every facet of your day to day business.

There is an overlap between Compliance (Quality) monitoring and Safety and we well understand the importance of bringing together Compliance (Quality), Safety and Human Factors in the cargo operations environment.

We deliver SMS training for all elements of your business from a need to know overview for Cargo Managers and Supervisors, through specific training for cargo loaders and handlers.

We all talk about the need for safety, but often fail to take full account of the benefits of an effective proactive SMS as the means not just to deliver this safety but to introduce a systematic approach to identify hazards within your organization.
Sofema Aviation Services is a solid and reliable provider of services to the European
Aviation Community.

We are able to support you to understand and implement an effective SMS system in your work place. We understand the issues which challenge your business and with our experience we can help you to mitigate, and determine appropriate solutions.

The primary goal of this Training is to focus on the understanding on the role of Cargo Operations Staff within your Company SMS.

The Training is designed to raise awareness of all organisational elements of the SMS system and to consider the various management challenges.
This Training assumes only a essential understanding of the SMS requirements in Cargo Operations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed –

– Regulations Introduction
– Cargo Industry Overview
– The Evolution of Safety Thinking
– Safety Culture and Risk Assessment
– SMS Introduction & Components of an SMS System
– What will SMS do for us?
– SMS Structure
– SMS Roles and Responsibilities in Cargo Operations
– Gathering Data for our SMS
– SMS Risk Management
– SMS Training and Education
– SMS Documentation
– Quality System Review
– Introducing Emergency Response Planning

In addition it will be of interest to Quality and Safety Staff required to perform audits on Cargo Safety Systems

Target groups –

This course is aimed at Air Cargo Managers, Supervisors and Cargo Operations staff.

Pre-requisites –

A background in an cargo aviation environment is an advantage.

Learning Objectives –

To enable delegates to understand the ICAO SMS Requirements, the intent behind them, and to identify the weak points in a “System” and use this information and understand their personal role in the SMS system in aviation cargo environment.

Duration –

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

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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