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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 705.152 from 2019-08-08 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) The safety management system shall include, among others, the following components:

    • (a) a safety management plan that includes

      • (i) a safety policy that the accountable executive has approved and communicated to all employees,

      • (ii) the roles and responsibilities of personnel assigned duties under the quality assurance program established under section 706.07 or the safety management system,

      • (iii) performance goals and a means of measuring the attainment of those goals,

      • (iv) a policy for the internal reporting of a hazard, an incident or an accident, including the conditions under which immunity from disciplinary action will be granted, and

      • (v) a review of the safety management system to determine its effectiveness;

    • (b) procedures for reporting a hazard, an incident or an accident to the appropriate manager;

    • (c) procedures for the collection of data relating to hazards, incidents and accidents;

    • (d) procedures for analysing data obtained under paragraph (c) and during an audit conducted under subsection 706.07(3) and for taking corrective actions;

    • (e) an audit system referred to in subsection 706.07(3);

    • (f) training requirements for the operations manager, the maintenance manager and personnel assigned duties under the safety management system; and

    • (g) procedures for making progress reports to the accountable executive at intervals determined by the accountable executive and other reports as needed in urgent cases.

  • (2) The components specified in subsection (1) and the components of the safety management system that are required under section 107.03 shall be set out in

    • (a) the company operations manual of the applicant for, or the holder of, an air operator certificate; and

    • (b) the maintenance control manual (MCM) of the holder of an air operator certificate.

  • SOR/2005-173, s. 24
  • SOR/2019-295, s. 17

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