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    Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviation (Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations) (Paperback) Edited by Alan J. Stolzer, Edited by Carl D. Halford, Edited by John J. Goglia

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    DescriptionThe International Civil Aviation Organization has mandated that all of its member states implement Safety Management Systems (SMS) in their aviation industries. Responding to that call, many countries are now in various stages of SMS development, implementation, and rulemaking.In their first book, Safety Management Systems in Aviation, Stolzer, Halford, and Goglia provided a strong theoretical framework for SMS, along with a brief discourse on SMS implementation. This follow-up book provides a very brief overview of SMS and offers significant guidance and best practices on implementing SMS programs. Very specific guidance is provided by industry experts from government, industry, academia, and consulting, who share their invaluable insights from first-hand experience of all aspects of effective SMS programs. The contributing authors come from all facets of aviation, including regulation and oversight, airline, general aviation, military, airport, maintenance, and industrial safety.Chapters address important topics such as how to develop a system description and perform task analyses, perspectives on data sharing, strategies for gaining management support, establishing a safety culture, approaches to auditing, integrating emergency planning and SMS, and more. Also included is a fictional narrative/story that can be used as a case study on SMS implementation. Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviation is written for safety professionals and students alike.

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    Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviation
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    Edited by Alan J. Stolzer, Edited by Carl D. Halford, Edited by John J. Goglia
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 800 g
    ISBN 13: 9781472412799
    ISBN 10: 1472412796

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    New edition
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    Includes 65 b&w illustrations
    Ashgate Publishing Group
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    Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    05 September 2013
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    Author Information
    Alan J. Stolzer, Ph.D. is Chair and Professor of Doctoral Studies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA. He holds a Ph.D. in Quality Systems from Indiana State University, and several professional certifications: Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, and Quality Auditor from the American Society for Quality; Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute; Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor with Instrument and Multi-Engine Ratings, and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic from the Federal Aviation Administration. Dr. Stolzer has several thousand hours in more than 40 makes and models of fixed-wing aircraft. His research interests include safety, quality, flight operations quality assurance, safety management systems, and emergency preparedness. He is a prolific author and has been awarded and managed numerous grants and contracted training programs. Dr. Stolzer is involved in academic accreditation activities and has served as an expert witness and legal consultant on aviation accidents. Carl D. Halford has wide experience in many aspects of airline operations, including safety and quality, airline flight and simulator instruction, maintenance, management and union representation. Mr. Halford holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate, with an assortment of type ratings, and has over 9000 hours of flight time in a variety of aircraft. Mr. Halford has held a variety of airline positions, including Manager of Voluntary Aviation Safety Programs, Manager of Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA), Manager of Aviation Safety Action Partnership (ASAP), and Manager of Part 121 Training. He has also been an Airline Pilots Association Master Executive Committee Chairman and holds several professional certifications. Mr. Halford has completed a Masters degree from DePaul University, with a specialization in Safety Management Systems (SMS). He has assisted in the construction of the Distributed National Archive for airline safety information, and is presently engaged in research with MITRE Corporation in this endeavor. John J. Goglia is an active consultant, author, and educator in the field of transportation safety. Mr. Goglia served as a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board from August 1995 to June 2004 and was the first Board Member to hold an FAA aircraft mechanic's certificate. As a Board Member, Mr. Goglia distinguished himself in numerous areas of transportation safety. In particular, he was instrumental in raising awareness of airport safety issues, including the importance of airport crash fire and rescue operations and the dangers of wildlife at airports, and played a key role in focusing international attention on the increasing significance of aircraft maintenance in aviation accidents. Mr. Goglia has been recognized many times for his contribution to aviation safety; awarding bodies include the National Air Disaster Alliance, Aviation Week and Space Technology, The Society of Automotive Engineers and the Air Transport Association (ATA). He currently serves on a number of Boards, including the Aviation Technical Training College in Singapore, and advises a number of organizations, including the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association.
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    Safety Management Systems are here to stay. Concerned with implementation? Stolzer, Halford , Goglia and their group of experts address your concerns. This book is an excellent roadmap to successful implementation. Excellent work!'James J. Ballough, former Director of the Flight Standards Service of the FAA'If all this talk of Safety Management Systems is confusing to you, this book will help clear it up! Stolzer, Halford, and Goglia have assembled a very credible group of SMS doers to bring the reader from a theoretical understanding of SMS to a more practical one. Excellent work!' Nick Sabatini, former FAA Associate Administrator for Safety
    Table of contents
    Contents: Preface; Prologue - Quest Airlines; Introduction, Alan Stolzer, Carl Halford and John Goglia; System and task analysis, Don Arendt and Anthony Adamski; Perspectives on information sharing, Michelle Harper, Don Gunther and Jay Pardee; Top management support, Mark A. Friend; Embracing a safety culture in coast guard aviation, Roberto H. Torres; Safety culture in your safety management system, Dan McCune, Curt Lewis and Don Arendt; SMS implementation, Bill Yantiss; SMS training: an overview, Larry McCarroll; Quantum safety metrics: a practical method to measure safety, D. Smith; Auditing for the small service provider or new safety professional, James Hobart; The road from 32 to 320 reports: a brief history of how a large airline and a determined union representative introduced non-punitive reporting - and meant it, Nick Seemel; Practical risk management, Kent Lewis; Integrating SMS into emergency planning and incident command, Jack Kreckie; Safety promotion, Kent Lewis; Safety management systems in aircraft maintenance, Richard Komarniski; Index.