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1 Minnesota Wing Conference, May 09 Edited from the on-line Safety Officer’s course Lt Col Larry Brockshus MN Wg/SE

2 Overview How is the MN Wing doing? How is the MN Wing doing? Things CAP needs to work on. Things CAP needs to work on. Your Safety Program Your Safety Program Form 78 and 79 Form 78 and 79

3 How is the MN Wing doing?

4 MN Wing Form 78 for Dec- Aircraft departs runway 29 Dec- Aircraft departs runway 20 Jan- Bloody nose 20 Jan- Bloody nose 19 Feb- Found leading edge dent 19 Feb- Found leading edge dent 7 Mar- Knee scrape 7 Mar- Knee scrape 8 Mar- Knee pain 8 Mar- Knee pain 23 Mar- Aircraft tail ring scrape 23 Mar- Aircraft tail ring scrape 17 Apr- Aircraft tail ring scrape 17 Apr- Aircraft tail ring scrape

5 Aircraft incidents Two tail tie down ring strikes Two tail tie down ring strikes One hard thing hitting the aircraft One hard thing hitting the aircraft One runway departure One runway departure

6 Personal Injuries Three knees Three knees One bloody nose One bloody nose

7 What CAP need to work on? Hangar Rash It seems to be a common human failure: We think we can make it fit… Too close

8 Hangar Rash Continues Last fiscal year we had 19 aircraft pushed into hangars. Seven of them (37%) had instructor or check pilots on the crew. This fiscal year, we have had seven incidences of hangar rash. Instructor or check pilots were involved in four of the incidences (57%).

9 You can help us Take time to do ORM Take time to do ORM Check your attitudes Check your attitudes Embrace the CAP and Air Force Core values of Integrity, Service, and Excellence Embrace the CAP and Air Force Core values of Integrity, Service, and Excellence Reject the “rental equipment” mentality Reject the “rental equipment” mentality

10 Your Safety Program Just when you think you know a program, it gets changed Just when you think you know a program, it gets changed

11 Pop Quiz Q: When was CAPR 62-1 and 62-2 most recently updated? A: CAPR 62-2 Mishap Reporting and Investigation was updated on 27 Nov 07 (Change 1 is dated 7 Dec 07) CAPR 62-1 CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures was updated on 4 Jun 08 CAPR 62-1 CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures was updated on 4 Jun 08

12 Pop Quiz Q: If a cadet just skins his knee while playing volleyball at a cadet encampment, are we required to submit an on-line form 78? A: Bodily injury minor mishap (requires Form 78 only) …These injuries may include: …minor sports or activity injuries such as black eyes, bruises, sore muscles, bloody nose, skinned knees, scrapes, minor cut lips, fishhook in finger, etc. CAPR 62-2 Attach 3 para 3.d.

13 Pop Quiz Q: What is the difference for safety briefing requirements to CAP pilots vs. non-pilots? A: No difference is listed in CAPR 62-1

14 Pop Quiz Q: How long can a CAP member go without a face-to-face safety briefing before he/she is barred from participating in CAP activities? A: They are barred until they get the safety meeting information (provided by most expedient method) A: They are barred until they get the safety meeting information (provided by most expedient method) (Safety officer will provide… no less than 15 minutes per month of face-to-face safety education … to the membership. Members who missed the face-to-face safety meeting will review the information presented at the meeting before they participate in any CAP activity..., each member must attend at least one face-to-face meeting per calendar quarter. CAPR d.) (Safety officer will provide… no less than 15 minutes per month of face-to-face safety education … to the membership. Members who missed the face-to-face safety meeting will review the information presented at the meeting before they participate in any CAP activity..., each member must attend at least one face-to-face meeting per calendar quarter. CAPR d.)

15 Wake up!!! Time for some knowledge.

16 This is exciting stuff!!!

17 Your of Civil Air Patrol’s Safety program Or What you may not know about the Safety

18 This presentation will cover: This presentation will cover: Safety Program Background Safety Program Background General Responsibilities General Responsibilities Safety Program Criteria Safety Program Criteria Mishap Procedures Mishap Procedures

19 The 62 series of CAP regulations defines the scope and limitations of the CAP Safety program. The 62 series of CAP regulations defines the scope and limitations of the CAP Safety program. CAPR 62-1, CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures CAPR 62-1, CAP Safety Responsibilities and Procedures CAPR 62-2, Mishap Reporting and Investigation CAPR 62-2, Mishap Reporting and Investigation MN Supplement 1 to CAPR 62-2 MN Supplement 1 to CAPR 62-2 Defines the two distinct duties that safety officers perform for CAP and CAP commanders: Defines the two distinct duties that safety officers perform for CAP and CAP commanders: Safety Education Safety Education Accident Prevention Accident Prevention Background

20 It is everyone's responsibility to promote a Safe environment, but it is the commander’s ultimate responsibility that cannot be relinquished Background

21 Your Safety Officer (you are all safety officers) afety

22 Safety Officer Appointments Safety Officer Appointments Safety Officer Qualifications Safety Officer Qualifications Duties of the Safety Officer Duties of the Safety Officer Safety Education Safety Education Identifying Hazards Identifying Hazards Safety Surveys Safety Surveys Mishap Procedures Mishap Procedures Safety Officer

23 Appointments Appointments Appointed by the commander as outlined in CAP Regulation 20-1, Organization of Civil Air Patrol Appointed by the commander as outlined in CAP Regulation 20-1, Organization of Civil Air Patrol Assigned in eServices under the Restricted Duty Assignment module to facilitate coordination by higher headquarters safety officers Assigned in eServices under the Restricted Duty Assignment module to facilitate coordination by higher headquarters safety officers Current mailing address, home, work, cellular, fax and pager numbers, radio call sign and address (if applicable) should be maintained under personal information in eServices (also found in Minn. Intranet) Current mailing address, home, work, cellular, fax and pager numbers, radio call sign and address (if applicable) should be maintained under personal information in eServices (also found in Minn. Intranet) Safety Officer

24 Unit Level Contact Info (From MN Wing Intranet; Personnel; Report of wing personnel by duty position. As of Nov 08) Lt Col Larry Brockshus MN-001 Lt Col Larry Brockshus MN-001 Lt Gregory Wiens MN-010 Lt Gregory Wiens MN-010 1Lt Jeffrey Weitemier MN-012 1Lt Jeffrey Weitemier MN-012 Maj Edwin Culbert MN-016 Maj Edwin Culbert MN-016 Lt Col Clark Carlson MN-017 Lt Col Clark Carlson MN-017 1Lt Jody Veek MN-021 1Lt Jody Veek MN-021 James Jepsen MN-029 James Jepsen MN-029 1Lt David Winters MN-030 1Lt David Winters MN-030 Lt Col Paul Adams MN-042 Lt Col Paul Adams MN-042 Capt Gail Kephart MN-047 Capt Gail Kephart MN-047 Capt Jo Peters MN-048 Capt Jo Peters MN-048 Lt Col Clark Carlson MN-065 Lt Col Clark Carlson MN-065 Lt Robby Sandberg MN-066 Lt Robby Sandberg MN-066 1Lt Karen Barrie MN-104 1Lt Karen Barrie MN-104 Dick Sudmeier MN-113 Dick Sudmeier MN-113 1Lt Col Joseph Volding MN-114 1Lt Col Joseph Volding MN-114 Capt Richard Yeager MN-115 Capt Richard Yeager MN-115 2Lt Anthony Peltier MN-116 2Lt Anthony Peltier MN-116 Capt Thomas Urban MN-121 Capt Thomas Urban MN-121 Maj Michael Bordonaro MN-122 Maj Michael Bordonaro MN-122 Gerald Kleene MN-128 Gerald Kleene MN-128 Lt Col David Odette MN-129 Lt Col David Odette MN-129 Maj Ronald Ovans MN-130 Maj Ronald Ovans MN-130 Lt Col John Tarpy MN-131 Lt Col John Tarpy MN-131 Jim Behne MN-132 Jim Behne MN-132 Is the list correct????? ( Italic units are missing or differ from information that Wing SE has.)

25 Best qualified personnel available Best qualified personnel available Those in command positions should not serve as safety officer Those in command positions should not serve as safety officer Whenever possible, and especially in flying units, members with flying experience should be selected Whenever possible, and especially in flying units, members with flying experience should be selected Qualifications Safety Officer Qualifications

26 Duties - General Duties - General Directly responsible to the commander Directly responsible to the commander Assist and advise commanders in developing an overall mishap prevention program Assist and advise commanders in developing an overall mishap prevention program Conduct safety studies and recommend corrective action Conduct safety studies and recommend corrective action Safety Officer

27 Duties Duties 1.Assist and advise the commander 2.Direct safety inspections and surveys 3.Direct mishap investigations and prepare safety reports 4.Plan Safety training programs 5.Review and analyze mishap investigation reports 6.Prepare training guides, articles and literature 7.Conduct safety studies and recommend corrective action 8.Be familiar with CAP directives in the 62 series Safety Officer

28 Provides Safety Briefings All active members are to receive a monthly safety briefing (minimum of 15 minutes) All active members are to receive a monthly safety briefing (minimum of 15 minutes) Members who missed the briefing will review the information before they participate in any CAP activity (including unit meetings). Members who missed the briefing will review the information before they participate in any CAP activity (including unit meetings). Every attempt must be made by safety officers to disseminate the monthly information to all members who could not attend a face-to-face safety briefing Every attempt must be made by safety officers to disseminate the monthly information to all members who could not attend a face-to-face safety briefing Each member will attend at least one face-to-face safety meeting per quarter Each member will attend at least one face-to-face safety meeting per quarter Safety Officer

29 Education – Briefing procedures Education – Briefing procedures Unit safety briefings will be performed monthly, documented and filed at the unit. Documentation will be available for inspection. Unit safety briefings will be performed monthly, documented and filed at the unit. Documentation will be available for inspection. A roster of the individuals who attended the safety briefings will be maintained, recorded and filed at the unit. A roster of the individuals who attended the safety briefings will be maintained, recorded and filed at the unit. Report shall be forwarded to the next higher echelon of command Report shall be forwarded to the next higher echelon of command. Reports are factored into annual program assessment Reports are factored into annual program assessment Incorporate Safety briefings into all field training exercises, encampments an other activities where members face risk Incorporate Safety briefings into all field training exercises, encampments an other activities where members face risk Wing safety officers will encourage pilot members to participate in the FAA Pilot Proficiency Program. Wing safety officers will encourage pilot members to participate in the FAA Pilot Proficiency Program. Safety Officer

30 We got you covered. We got you covered. The monthly Wing Safety meeting power-point presentations are available on the Minnesota Wing CAP web page under Wing HQ, then Safety for your use….no need to re- invent the wheel But it is hard to develop a Safety Briefing every month!!

31 Identifying hazards in advance is the best way to prevent mishaps Identifying hazards in advance is the best way to prevent mishaps The CAPF 26 is used to suggest ways to reduce risk to members The CAPF 26 is used to suggest ways to reduce risk to members Operational Risk Management (ORM) is a formal method for identifying potential risks Operational Risk Management (ORM) is a formal method for identifying potential risks At least annually, ORM will be discussed during each unit’s monthly safety briefing (Briefing available on-line) At least annually, ORM will be discussed during each unit’s monthly safety briefing (Briefing available on-line) Knowledge and application of ORM principles is part of each level of the Safety Officer specialty track Knowledge and application of ORM principles is part of each level of the Safety Officer specialty track ORM training is available on-line ORM training is available on-lineon-line Hazards

32 Commanders, from squadron through wing, must make sure that a safety survey is conducted each January Commanders, from squadron through wing, must make sure that a safety survey is conducted each January The unit Safety Survey report is due to the next higher echelon SE and commander no later than 31 January each year The unit Safety Survey report is due to the next higher echelon SE and commander no later than 31 January each year Safety surveys will be performed annually (on-line, e- services, next to the form 78), as well as at other times when hazards or hazardous operations so warrant Safety surveys will be performed annually (on-line, e- services, next to the form 78), as well as at other times when hazards or hazardous operations so warrant The safety officer and commander at the next higher echelon will review and comment on subordinate unit surveys The safety officer and commander at the next higher echelon will review and comment on subordinate unit surveys Safety Surveys

33 On-line Safety Survey (on-line, e-services, next to the form 78) 1 Is a safety officer appointed and documented in the on-line personnel system? 2 Has the safety officer completed on-line Basic Safety Course and test 3 Is there a training program to indoctrinate all personnel on the importance of safety? 4 Are monthly safety briefings held and documented, to include attendance rosters? 5 Do you have a method to ensure that unit members who missed the monthly safety meeting receive the information? 6 Does each unit member participate in at least one face-to-face safety meeting per quarter? 7 Is Operational Risk Management (ORM) discussed at least annually and is this documented? 8 Are safety newsletters (CAP and other) reviewed (recommended)? 9 Are hazards promptly identified, risks analyzed and effective risk control implemented in the facility prior to CAP activities?

34 On-line Safety Survey (cont.) 10 Are walking surfaces (aisles, passageways, stairways and sidewalks) at the unit meeting facility kept clear, in good repair and are they well lighted? 11 Are all chemicals (i.e. cleaning) properly stored and labeled? 12 Are all hangars, closets and storage rooms clean, neat and free of unused or unsafe equipment and/or hazardous materials? 13 Was a Safety Day held in October and documented? 14 Is there a bulletin board devoted to safety issues (recommended)? 15 Are aircraft, vehicles and facilities equipped with appropriate first aid kits and serviceable fire extinguishers? 16 Are aircraft and vehicles inspected prior to operation? 17 Does your charter participate in Operation CAPSafe (recommended)? 18 Have there been any mishaps since the last annual safety survey? 19 Have steps been taken to prevent similar mishaps in the future? 20 Is your charter doing anything else to improve the safety of CAP’s members and property? (If yes, briefly describe in "Remarks.")

35 The overall purpose of mishap reporting and investigation is prevention of future mishaps The overall purpose of mishap reporting and investigation is prevention of future mishaps Prompt notification and reporting of all CAP safety mishaps, in accordance with the procedures in the CAP Safety regulations, is mandatory Prompt notification and reporting of all CAP safety mishaps, in accordance with the procedures in the CAP Safety regulations, is mandatory Minnesota Wing mishap reporting procedures are found in MN Wing Sup 1 to CAPR 62-2 Minnesota Wing mishap reporting procedures are found in MN Wing Sup 1 to CAPR 62-2 Mishap Reporting

36 MN WING SUPPLEMENT 1 CAPR May 2008 Safety MISHAP REPORTING AND INVESTIGATION Immediately notify in person or by telephone the Wing CC, or his designee, or the Wing SE, or his designee, when a mishap occurs during a CAP activity. Do not use or telephone messaging (except for wing operations number). Immediately notify in person or by telephone the Wing CC, or his designee, or the Wing SE, or his designee, when a mishap occurs during a CAP activity. Do not use or telephone messaging (except for wing operations number). The Wing CC, Wing CV or Wing SE, whoever is contacted first, will notify the CAP-USAF State Director. The Wing CC, Wing CV or Wing SE, whoever is contacted first, will notify the CAP-USAF State Director. 1) Wing CC Col Thomas Theis H: C: ) Wing CC Col Thomas Theis H: C: ) Wing SE Lt Col Larry Brockshus H: C: ) Wing SE Lt Col Larry Brockshus H: C: ) Wing CV Lt Col Michael Moen H: ) Wing CV Lt Col Michael Moen H: ) Wing Ops # PGR: ) Wing Ops # PGR: If unable to contact #1 or #2, proceed to contact #3 and #4. If unable to contact #1 or #2, proceed to contact #3 and #4. Wing State Director Mr. Bill Willis W: H: Wing State Director Mr. Bill Willis W: H:

37 “Mishap” “Mishap” means any unplanned or unsought safety event, or series of events, that result in death, injury, or damage to equipment or property Definitions  “ Accident” means a mishap that results in death, serious bodily injury, or major damage to, or loss of, equipment or property

38 “Incident” “Incident” means a mishap other than an accident that results in bodily injury or damage to equipment or property “Minor Mishap” “Minor Mishap” means a mishap that interrupts normal procedures or activities but is not counted in the tally of accidents and/or incidents Definitions

39 How minor of a “Minor Mishap” needs to be reported? Fainting where there is no lasting trauma, i.e., fainting during drill exercises, etc Simple sprains, muscle pulls, muscle spasms; Intentionally self-inflicted injuries, i.e., hitting the wall with the fist, fighting, et; Minor sports or activity injuries such as black eyes, bruises, sore muscles, bloody nose, skinned knees, scrapes, minor cut lips, fishhook in finger, etc; Crushing injuries to fingers or toes where no bone is broken, i.e., mashing finger in car door, etc Asthma attacks *Ref CAPR 62-2

40 Mishap Classification “Aircraft Flight” “Aircraft Flight” Mishaps involving aircraft authorized to participate in CAP activities, which take place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight until such time as all persons have disembarked

41 “Aircraft Ground” “Aircraft Ground” Mishaps involving aircraft, authorized to participate in CAP activities, with no intent of flight; example of this type mishap may include, but are not limited to, aircraft damaged while being moved after refueling; aircraft run into by a tug while parked; etc. Mishap Classification

42 “Vehicle” “Vehicle” Mishaps involving corporate vehicles, or pre-approved member-owned vehicles in accordance with CAPR 77-1, Operation and Maintenance of CAP Vehicles, during authorized CAP activities, including damage to structures such as buildings, fences, light poles, etc. Mishap Classification

43 “Bodily Injury” “Bodily Injury” Mishaps involving personal injuries sustained during authorized CAP activities. Does not include injuries due to aircraft or vehicle accidents or incidents. Does not include injuries due to aircraft or vehicle accidents or incidents. Mishap Classification

44 “Other” “Other” Mishaps involving CAP personnel and property (not real property) that do not meet the criteria for one of the previous classifications Mishap Classification

45 All mishaps (accidents, incidents and minor mishaps) must be reported using the on-line reporting system All mishaps (accidents, incidents and minor mishaps) must be reported using the on-line reporting system Some mishaps may not qualify for statistical reporting purposes; however, there may be lessons learned or they may help identify safety mishap trends. Some mishaps may not qualify for statistical reporting purposes; however, there may be lessons learned or they may help identify safety mishap trends. Additionally, some mishaps appear to be minor in nature at first, but that may change with time. Additionally, some mishaps appear to be minor in nature at first, but that may change with time. Remember

46 Reporting CAP Mishaps - Accidents In all cases of mishaps arising out of CAP activities that can be classified as an accident, an appropriate CAP member (e.g., activity director/ commander, safety officer, ranking senior member) will: In all cases of mishaps arising out of CAP activities that can be classified as an accident, an appropriate CAP member (e.g., activity director/ commander, safety officer, ranking senior member) will: Immediately notify the CAP National Operations Center (NOC) toll-free at , ext 300, (24 hrs/day) Immediately notify the CAP National Operations Center (NOC) toll-free at , ext 300, (24 hrs/day) For mishaps involving death or bodily injury accidents, DO NOT fill in the “account” portion of the on-line Form 78 without prior coordination with a CAP legal officer or the General Counsel’s office. The final responsibility for the timely completion of the on-line Form 78 after coordination rests with the appropriate unit or activity commander. For mishaps involving death or bodily injury accidents, DO NOT fill in the “account” portion of the on-line Form 78 without prior coordination with a CAP legal officer or the General Counsel’s office. The final responsibility for the timely completion of the on-line Form 78 after coordination rests with the appropriate unit or activity commander.

47 National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Report National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Report It is the responsibility of the pilot-in-command (PIC) to immediately report an aircraft accident, as defined by NTSB Part 830, Accident Reporting. Wing commanders will ensure that this report occurs in a timely manner. It is the responsibility of the pilot-in-command (PIC) to immediately report an aircraft accident, as defined by NTSB Part 830, Accident Reporting. Wing commanders will ensure that this report occurs in a timely manner. NTSB notifications must be noted on the on- line Form 78 NTSB notifications must be noted on the on- line Form 78 Reporting CAP Mishaps - Accidents

48 The clock is running Unit/activity commanders are responsible for ensuring an on-line Form 78 is accomplished within 48 hours of a mishap. Unit/activity commanders are responsible for ensuring an on-line Form 78 is accomplished within 48 hours of a mishap. The on-line Form 78 documents all mishaps and is an important legal document that must be completed correctly The on-line Form 78 documents all mishaps and is an important legal document that must be completed correctly 48 Hours

49 Failure to complete an on-line Form 78 could result in the member being held personally responsible for damages or medical expenses incurred, and loss of government or corporate insurance benefits Failure to complete an on-line Form 78 could result in the member being held personally responsible for damages or medical expenses incurred, and loss of government or corporate insurance benefits Failure to report mishaps may result in withdrawal of Air Force mission status Failure to report mishaps may result in withdrawal of Air Force mission status Why the Rush?

50 Safety Mishap … Do Something!! If unsure, report immediately to the wing commander and wing safety officer and they will notify the appropriate people If unsure, report immediately to the wing commander and wing safety officer and they will notify the appropriate people If required, provide the wing safety officer with mishap information and he will enter the form 78 If required, provide the wing safety officer with mishap information and he will enter the form 78 Provide information listed on the Safety Form Worksheet Provide information listed on the Safety Form Worksheet Commanders and activity directors should pre- print a supply of the worksheet and place them in their mission/activity planning kits Commanders and activity directors should pre- print a supply of the worksheet and place them in their mission/activity planning kits Found in e-services; safety Form 78, Tutorial/Worksheets Found in e-services; safety Form 78, Tutorial/Worksheets

51 What is needed to fill in a Safety Form 78? Date/time/location of mishap Date/time/location of mishap Weather conditions Weather conditions Include wind and ceiling if an aircraft mishap Include wind and ceiling if an aircraft mishap Purpose of event Purpose of event Account of mishap Account of mishap Sequence of events, description of mishap, damage/injury(s) Sequence of events, description of mishap, damage/injury(s) Name and position (i.e. driver) of each person involved Name and position (i.e. driver) of each person involved type and severity of injuries? type and severity of injuries? On-line system will help if CAP member On-line system will help if CAP member Vehicle/Aircraft information Vehicle/Aircraft information Damage, est. cost, private property Damage, est. cost, private property Wing CC directs who will investigate Wing CC directs who will investigate

52 How do I fill out a Form 78? Log onto e-services Log onto e-services Select “Safety Form 78” Select “Safety Form 78” Tutorials are available Tutorials are available May be filled out by any responsible CAP member but the responsibility that it gets filled out rests with the unit or event commander May be filled out by any responsible CAP member but the responsibility that it gets filled out rests with the unit or event commander

53 On-Line reporting System found In eServices

54 Form 78 On-line Reporting System, found in left lower column in eServices All reporting is to be completed in this system

55 Form 78 Entry The on-line Form 78 is filled out by filling in the blanks. Select “continue” to advance to the next section. The on-line system will report the creation of the Form 78, by to the appropriate CAP (squadron, group, wing, region) commanders, safety officers, the NHQ CAP staff and the CAP-USAF safety officer.

56 Safety Mishap Report Worksheet  The worksheet, which can be found in the left column, is an optional form used to collect safety mishap information when access to the on-line reporting system is not immediately available.  The information on the worksheet is in the same order as it will be entered into the on-line reporting system. The worksheet is available through the mishap on-line reporting system. Commanders and activity directors should pre-print a supply of the worksheet and place them in their mission/activity planning kits.

57 Upon notification that a new on-line Form 78 has been submitted, the HQ CAP Safety Administrator will review the information on the form. The Safety Administrator will determine which Forms 78 meet the criteria to be classified as minor mishaps. Upon notification that a new on-line Form 78 has been submitted, the HQ CAP Safety Administrator will review the information on the form. The Safety Administrator will determine which Forms 78 meet the criteria to be classified as minor mishaps. When a mishap is classified as a minor mishap, the person filing the report, along with the wing safety officer and wing commander, will be notified by that no further action (no investigation and no on-line Form 79) is required When a mishap is classified as a minor mishap, the person filing the report, along with the wing safety officer and wing commander, will be notified by that no further action (no investigation and no on-line Form 79) is required Classifying Mishaps

58 Investigating Mishaps Death or Bodily Injury Accident Death or Bodily Injury Accident When a death or bodily injury accident is involved, there will be no formal or informal investigation conducted by CAP unless authorized by the CAP National Headquarters General Counsel’s office When a death or bodily injury accident is involved, there will be no formal or informal investigation conducted by CAP unless authorized by the CAP National Headquarters General Counsel’s office

59 The primary purpose of mishap investigations should be to determine how to prevent similar mishaps from recurring The primary purpose of mishap investigations should be to determine how to prevent similar mishaps from recurring Wing commanders must ensure incidents or accidents that arise out of CAP activities within their wings are investigated. The investigation may be delegated to the group or squadron commander level. Wing commanders must ensure incidents or accidents that arise out of CAP activities within their wings are investigated. The investigation may be delegated to the group or squadron commander level. The appointment of the investigator(s) must be by a corporate officer’s (normally the Wing CC) entry on the on-line Form 78 The appointment of the investigator(s) must be by a corporate officer’s (normally the Wing CC) entry on the on-line Form 78 Investigating Mishaps

60 Investigations will be conducted as quickly as possible Investigations will be conducted as quickly as possible Use common sense and judgment throughout the process Use common sense and judgment throughout the process An investigation will determine the sequence of events leading to the mishap (findings), and the events or acts of commission or omission which, if done differently, could have prevented the mishap (causes) An investigation will determine the sequence of events leading to the mishap (findings), and the events or acts of commission or omission which, if done differently, could have prevented the mishap (causes) Investigations will not involve attempts to determine liability, disciplinary actions or pecuniary assessments, but may recommend remedial training Investigations will not involve attempts to determine liability, disciplinary actions or pecuniary assessments, but may recommend remedial training Investigating Mishaps

61 The results of the investigation will be documented using the on-line Form 79 The results of the investigation will be documented using the on-line Form 79 Should the appropriate commander elect to assess pecuniary damages, that information will be entered in the designated space of the on-line Form 79 Should the appropriate commander elect to assess pecuniary damages, that information will be entered in the designated space of the on-line Form 79 Completed on-line Forms 79 must reach NHQ within 60 days of the mishap Completed on-line Forms 79 must reach NHQ within 60 days of the mishap This includes all higher headquarters’ approvals This includes all higher headquarters’ approvals Investigating Mishaps

62 Key Points Safety is the Commander’s program Safety is the Commander’s program Appoint a quality Safety Officer Appoint a quality Safety Officer Not a commander, get trained, update e-services Not a commander, get trained, update e-services Do monthly meetings Do monthly meetings Document topic/attendance, get info to those who miss Document topic/attendance, get info to those who miss Face-to-face briefing required quarterly Face-to-face briefing required quarterly Do annual: ORM training, safety down day, on-line safety survey (due January) Do annual: ORM training, safety down day, on-line safety survey (due January) Report ALL mishaps: Contact Wg CC/CV/SE Report ALL mishaps: Contact Wg CC/CV/SE Wing commanders or their designees will contact NOC ASAP for accident with serious injury/damage/death Wing commanders or their designees will contact NOC ASAP for accident with serious injury/damage/death Ensure Safety Form 48 entered on-line w/in 48 hrs Ensure Safety Form 48 entered on-line w/in 48 hrs Contact CAP legal office before filling out “account” for serious injury/damage/death Contact CAP legal office before filling out “account” for serious injury/damage/death

63 Read CAPR 62-1 and 62-2 for more details

64 Continue to use ORM It will help insure that you make the best decision in a difficult situation It will help insure that you make the best decision in a difficult situation

65 We are here to help.


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