Monday, August 13, 2012Dr. Tony Kern Ed.D - Grand II - 10:00 - 14:00 Creating and Sustaining Lasting Value Through Safety Management Systems (SMS)
In this four hour workshop, award winning safety expert Tony Kern provides the basic and advanced applications of safety management for immediate implementation inside a new or mature SMS. The workshop begins with the evolution of safety management and progresses into specific steps for setting up or reenergizing existing SMS programs. Specific topics include:
- SMS readiness – how to evaluate your organizational readiness for a value added SMS
- Initial steps – How to keep “first things first” while establishing or improving your SMS
- Continuous improvement – How to avoid stagnation in your SMS
- The “one thing” that will improve every SMS – Dr. Kern concludes the workshop by highlighting the importance and applied science of effective reporting systems to ensure your SMS is providing reliable and actionable information.
This workshop is appropriate for all aviation managers, executives, pilots and maintenance technicians who wish to learn more about how safety management systems can be improved.