Presentation on theme: "Global Safety Management: Revolution or Evolution? Transitioning to an SMS: Whats Missing?"— Presentation transcript:
Global Safety Management: Revolution or Evolution? Transitioning to an SMS: Whats Missing?
Summaries, Conclusions, and Action Items 2 Major Discussion Points What needed to be changed from their past practices? –Improve data collection and reporting sources –Centralized database structure –Culture change –Management focus –Becoming more proactive What difficulties did they encounter? –Need for a Change Management approach –Buy-in from top management and all leadership levels –Defining a single SMS policy for all applications
Summaries, Conclusions, and Action Items 3 Major Discussion Points What advice would they have for other companies? –Address taxonomy issues –Get access to quantitative operator data –Total involvement of customers and regulators –Establish change momentum through workforce involvement What would they like the regulators to improve? –Regulators to conduct gap analysis –No or limited new regulations –Current regulations already cover most of what is needed –Consider which regulations SMS applies to
Summaries, Conclusions, and Action Items 4 Reaction from the Floor Questions and concerns: –Understanding the benefit or need for SMS –Challenges faced in developing an appropriate safety culture –Commitment to decision making using risk management processes –Common SMS interpretation –Application of SMS to new development as well as on-going operations
Summaries, Conclusions, and Action Items 5 Outcomes/Additional Ideas Understanding the benefit or need for SMS It is important to address the organizational culture, including management commitment Access to safety data is key One size does not fit all Involvement of customer and regulators a must Avoid multiple systems or stovepipes Dont throw out whats working. Identify the additional pieces needed to achieve to goal