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Read through the most common FAQs for SMS Pro. Without a doubt, this is the most functional & affordable aviation safety management system available for airlines, airports, MROs, FBOs and flight schools. The entire aviation community loves this Web based product and the customer reviews are excellent.
See how to submit airline, airport incidents and accidents using Web based software that can be hosted on your system or have NWDS host your software to ensure a turn-key solution for your airline or airport.
Every quality safety program needs an Aviation Safety Dashboard to display key performance indicators to employees. It is very important employees know where they are in regards to achieving airline airport goals and objectives.
Without software tools, it is impossible to track many incidents and accidents simultaneously. The best way to track airline and airport incidents, hazards and accidents is using Web based software that allows employees to work on issues regardless whether they are out flying a mission or even on vacation. See how to track airline airport hazards and incidents using Web based software to save your company time and money. Do more with less.
Learn how to manage reported accidents and incidents in Web based risk management software for airlines and airports
Short description of SMS Pro. Save time & money managing your aviation safety management program with SMS Pro. For a demo, contact [email protected]
Aviation SMS Challenges in Flight Operations continue to change with the ever-increasing demand for lost cost aviation services.
FAA SMS Guidebook
ICAO SMS Manual
AC 120-92 Introduction to Safety Management Systems for Air Operators
CAP 642 Airside Safety Management
CAP 730 SMS for Air Traffic Management
Safety Management Systems for Small Aviation Operations, Airlines, Airports, MROs, FBOs, Maintenance and Flight Schools
National Civil Aviation Safety Committee Sub-Committee on Runway Incursions, Business Aviation Safety Management Systems, Aviation Safety Management Program
SMS Assessment Guide, Aviation Safety Management Systems Guide, Aviation Safety Management Program Assessment
Background & Fundamentals of SMS for Aviation Operations, Aviation Safety Management Systems software
CAP 642 Airside Safety Management
Site Map for Business Aviation Safety Management System
Creating a quality safety policy statement requires considerable thought. The best way to get this job is to start with an SMS Policy Template Sample to add to add to your aviation SMS program. If you need an SMS Pro demo, contact chowell@ nwds-ak.com
SMS Pro Case Priority Definitions for service level support
SMS Pro Service Level Agreements
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To get the most value from your aviation SMS software, we recommend your company has at least one safety manager attend SMS Pro Training in Anchorage. It is best to have two safety personnel in case one leaves the company.
SMS Admin Training in Anchorage, Alaska is a week-long event held at NorthWest Data Solutions offices. This company does Alaska Web Design and Development as their primary business. SMS Admin training is held approximately four times each year.
Airline and Airport SMS Programs can also be used to manage quality. If you are implementing a quality program alongside your aviation safety program, consider getting this Quality Policy Template Sample. Examples are the best way to start writing. These quality policy sample templates offer inspiration and save you a bunch of time.
Here is an SMS Newsletter template sample for reporting Safety Issues. Safety Promotion is a huge component in every safety program. Encouraging employees to report safety hazards and incidents requires persistence.
Template sample for turbulence. Use to provide guidance to pilots when encountering turbulence
Template for Enhancing Your Safety Culture. Example used for Newsletters
Learn about the different versions of SMS Pro Web based incident accident risk management
Details for SMS Pro Basic Version for Safety & Risk Management Systems
Describes the Four Pillars of Aviation Safety Management & how SMS Pro conforms to these SMS requirements
Details for Proactive & Reactive Safety Management System Version of SMS Pro's Risk Management Framework
Read details about Planning SMS Implementation
Describes the details of effective Aviation Hazard Reporting Systems
Learn about reactive and proactive risk management strategies while implementing your safety management system.
Here is a link to quick details for SMS Pro's Complete Aviation Safety Management System. There are several sites that illustrate SMS Pro. Some are product support sites, while others are informational resource sites.
Top management support is the most important element in an effective and lasting aviation SMS program. Without top management support, it is impossible for your safety program to endure. You can be a hero and write the CEO's commitment from this Template Sample. Use this template to start your CEO commitment which demonstrates you have Aviation SMS Programs' Top Management Support.
Details for Airport Safety Management Systems that comply with ICAO, FAA & EASA SMS guidelines
Maintenance Repair Organizations Safety Management Systems for Small and Large Companies
Details for Helicopter Risk Management Solutions that also satisfy ICAO, FAA, EASA & Transport Canada SMS requirements
Some accident experts believe that human factors account for over 90% of airline and airport accidents and incidents. The SMS Pro Aviation Safety Management Systems software that satisfies ICAO requirements contains human factors derived from the military of the United States.
Aviation SMS Resources, Checklists, Manuals for Safety Management Systems for Air Operators such as airports, airlines, helicopter operators
Here is considerable information that describes objectives of ICAO's Phase 2 for implementing an aviation SMS system.
Details for ICAO phase 3 that covers Proactive & Predictive Safety Management Processes during an SMS implementation
After you have implemented your aviation SMS program, you will have to monitor for improvements or lack of. Above informational link shows details of ICAO's Implementation Processes - Phase 4 Operational Safety Assurance. Safety assurance can take several forms, but there should always be a performance monitor, trending analysis, normalized data tools and gap analysis tools. The gap analysis remains one of the best tools to demonstrate continuous improvement.
There needs to be a systematic approach to implementing your SMS. See how this informational link describes ICAO's four pillars or components and how software databases facilitate these requirements
Safety assurance is one pillar that is seldom overlooked in almost every web based aviation safety program. Risk management is also usually prent and Aviation Safety Management Databases never leave out Safety Assurance which is important to ensure SMS objectives are met
Safety Promotion is the fourth component of ICAO's four pillars. Safety promotion activities may include news letters, safety surveys, safety meetings, allowing users to browse a lessons learned library, or allowing users to see desensitized accidents and incidents that have been reported by your airline or airport employees.
Details for Free Aviation SMS Gap Analysis Tool designed and developed for Airports, General Aviation, Airlines, Maintenance operations
Details for Conducting Gap Analysis using SMS Pro's Free Gap Analysis Tools with screen shot
Screen shot details how Gap Analysis Checklists are broken into elements. See how each element affects the entire gap analysis score.
SMS Pro has many models for doing your aviation SMS gap analysis. The Gap Analysis may be worked on as a team. See summary scores in real time of gap analysis checklist results
See details for SMS Pro's free aviation hazard database software tools that were offered for two years. While the offer for signing up for the free tools is no longer available, the hundreds of airlines, airports, aviation maintenance and flight schools who had signed up for the free software can continue to use the tools indefinitely.
Details of Free Aviation Risk Management Software tools for Aviation SMS Compliance. These tools were offered from December 2010 to December 2012. Of the 550 companies who signed up, many still are able to use the free hazard reporting and risk management software.
Overview of the Free SMS Pro Lite for smaller aviation operators. These tools were offered for two years, and many hundreds of companies still use the free Lite version. This is full-featured, risk management Database Software, complete with Web based hazard reporting tools, gap analysis, risk management, surveys, newsletters, risk exposure, implementation plan manager, organizational chart and more.
Understanding SMS Security Roles in SMS Pro's Free Risk Management Software Tool kit
Details for configuring predefined aviation SMS reporting forms in a Web-based database program
Learn quickly how to customize aviation SMS classification parameters in a Web-based hazard reporting tool
An aviation SMS program is not implemented overnight. For some companies, it may take years to fully implement, especially when there is strong resistance to change. Here is a Road map example for implementing your aviation SMS program. Use this road map to gradually increase your software requirements.
See how SMS Pro is developed. New enhancements come all the time from clients.
Important dates for world-wide SMS implementation
Non-punitive reporting is the standard for every aviation safety program in the Western world. This is not so in the Eastern cultures where they have to blame someone. Here is an example of a Non-punitive Reporting Policy for Airports, Airlines, Helicopter operators for their aviation SMS programs.
Every employee should be inducted into your aviation safety program. You should also have an SMS Induction Policy Statement. Don't create on from scratch where here is a templated sample of an SMS Induction Policy.
We have many SMS survey templates here. These SMS Survey Template samples are free to download or copy. Change them as you need.
Example Outlines ICAO SMS Implementation Plan Requirements
ICAO compliant SMS implementation plans require database or spreadsheet software to manage these elements. Having a built in corrective actions manager that tracks and manages these requirement allow safety managers to implement quality Aviation Safety Management Systems more effectively.
See the results of the 2011 SMS Survey for ICAO Aviation SMS deliverable.
While ICAO made the rules, it is up to each individual country to enforce the requirements. Countries implement State Safety Program Solutions for every ICAO Aviation Required Country.
When a company does not have reliable Internet, or is out of range of cell coverage, an offline reporting module comes in handy. Airport, Airline, aviation maintenance repair, MRO, FBO SMS programs in remote areas need an Offline Hazard Reporting Module for their Aviation Safety Management Systems
Don't bother writing your Aviation Safety Job Description. Get a Template Sample for Aviation Safety Manager for Airport Airline SMS Programs. You can download this for free as an example of a good safety manager job description.
Free sample templates for Implementation and Evaluation Checklists for Airlines & Airports. You need to have an example of a model aviation SMS program before you can begin your implementation efforts. Implementation checklists offer a the best sample of a working safety program.
Every airline and airport needs a way to communicate to employees on a regular basis. The best systems have mechanisms in place to ensure your employees are reading these messages and generating a report for those reading the safety messages and those who don't bother logging into the system to become aware of the current safety messages. Lean about the SMS Message Board which helps operators communicate to employees easily.
Get your Sample Template for Hazard Reporting Policy Statement for Aviation Safety Management System. This is a free download and an excellent way to start your safety policy statement. Get a sample policy statement and don't bother re-inventing the wheel.