Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Safety Management Systems Roundtable

Safety Management Systems
Increasingly prevalent in the past two decades, SMS provide a rigorous framework for analysing hazards and controlling risks.

This report reviews the history and the workings of SMS and addresses the role of the regulator in an SMS environment. It discusses how to overcome obstacles to SMS implementation, introduces resilience engineering as a way to measure the effectiveness of SMS and finally examines how accident investigations can help address deficiencies in the SMS. Many of the concepts and notions brought forward in this report apply equally to all modes of transport as well as any industry that operate with inherent hazards that can lead to safety risks.

Videos

Chair's Summary

Overview of SMS Across Modes of Transport: Air

Overview of SMS Across Modes of Transport: Maritime

Overview of SMS Across Modes of Transport: Rail

Overview of SMS Across Modes of Transport: Road

Why SMS?

The Role of the Regulator in SMS

Overcoming Obstacles to Implementing SMS

Jousting with Dragons: A Resilience Engineering Approach to Managing Safety Management Systems in the Transport Sector

The Investigation of Safety Management Systems and Safety Culture

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