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Airside Operations - Safety Compliance (Classroom, 5 days)

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Safety compliance in airside safety operations is key to avoiding costly incidents and damaging accidents. This course will demonstrate how to align with the latest best practices and regulations, providing detailed explanations on the role of airside safety in the Safety Management System (SMS).

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Beginner and Intermediate
Prerequisites: None

Next class

Aug 03 - Aug 07, 2015 - Singapore (IATA)

1 additional class is scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand fundamental procedures to protect the aircraft from damage and ground staff from harm
  • Improve overall airside safety performance and operational efficiency
  • Be aware of potential hazards and how to eliminate and control them
  • Identify and manage “human factors” with the greatest influence on airside safety

Course content

  • Airport environment terminology and layouts
  • Introduction to SMS (ICAO framework)
  • Human factors in airside operations
  • Ramp safety procedures
  • Potential hazards on the apron
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances and dangerous goods
  • Introduction to airside safety audits
  • Airside accident reporting
  • Accident causation and prevention
  • Accident investigation

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Ramp staff
  • Safety and operations officers
  • Ground operations managers and supervisors
  • Airport managers and supervisors

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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