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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 107.03 from 2008-01-01 to 2019-06-13:

 A safety management system shall include

  • (a) a safety policy on which the system is based;

  • (b) a process for setting goals for the improvement of aviation safety and for measuring the attainment of those goals;

  • (c) a process for identifying hazards to aviation safety and for evaluating and managing the associated risks;

  • (d) a process for ensuring that personnel are trained and competent to perform their duties;

  • (e) a process for the internal reporting and analyzing of hazards, incidents and accidents and for taking corrective actions to prevent their recurrence;

  • (f) a document containing all safety management system processes and a process for making personnel aware of their responsibilities with respect to them;

  • (g) a quality assurance program;

  • (h) a process for conducting periodic reviews or audits of the safety management system and reviews or audits, for cause, of the safety management system; and

  • (i) any additional requirements for the safety management system that are prescribed under these Regulations.

  • SOR/2005-173, s. 8
  • SOR/2007-290, s. 7

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