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    4 Pillars of Safety Management System

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    List and explain the "4 Pillars" of SMS.

    List and explain the "4 Pillars" of SMS. Assess their value in creating a "proactive and predictive" safety program.

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    According to the Federal Aviation System, the 4 Pillars of Safety Management Systems (SMS) are:

    • Safety Policy
    • Safety Risk Management
    • Safety Assurance
    • Safety Promotion

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    Safety Policy

    "Establishes senior management's commitment to continually improve safety; defines the methods, processes, and organizational structure needed to meet safety goals". It establishes safety objectives and encourages the commitment to manage them. It also outlines how safety goals will be met via specific methods, procedures and organizational methods, and builds upon these methods. Furthermore it allows for transparency within the management of safety. As such, it allows for specific processes and operations to be defined beforehand to ensure that everything runs the way it should. This is a proactive ...

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    List and explain the "4 Pillars" of SMS. Assess their value in creating a "proactive and predictive" safety program.

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