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Quick Question – SMS Implementation

ARSA has submitted comments to EASA’s Notice of Proposed Amendment regarding Safety Management System requirements. To continue its work on the issue, the association would like feedback from the industry regarding progress towards implementing SMS.

A February 2013 study from the Center for Aviation Safety Research (CASR) at Saint Louis University found the majority (52 percent) of repair stations had not yet started any SMS development activities. The report also found that larger repair stations were more familiar with SMS and further along in implementation than are smaller ones. ARSA has been collecting anecdotal information over the past several years related to member SMS implementation, but would like to capture a broader “snapshot” of industry efforts and perspectives.

So, whether you’ve taken any steps towards establishing SMS or not, invest a minute in this month’s “quick question.”

Note: The question is displayed in its own, embedded window. If the “Submit” button is not visible on the screen, you must scroll within the survey window in order to submit your response.

If the embedded survey does not appear/load, open the survey independently by visiting: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sms-2019.

Click here to see what questions have been asked and answered…and keep a lookout for more.



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