The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Safety Management Framework
The ICAO Safety Management Framework is based on four key components: safety policy and objectives, safety risk management, safety assurance, and safety promotion.
Safety Policy and Objectives:
The first component of the ICAO Safety Management Framework is safety policy and objectives. This component outlines the organization's commitment to safety and establishes clear safety objectives for the organization. It includes defining the roles and responsibilities of safety management personnel and the development of a safety management system.
Safety Risk Management:
The second component of the ICAO Safety Management Framework is safety risk management. This component focuses on identifying and assessing safety risks, and developing strategies to mitigate those risks. It includes identifying hazards, analyzing the risks associated with those hazards, and implementing measures to mitigate those risks.
The third component of the ICAO Safety Management Framework is safety assurance. This component focuses on the continuous monitoring and evaluation of safety performance. It includes monitoring safety performance data, conducting safety audits, and implementing corrective actions when necessary.
The fourth component of the ICAO Safety Management Framework is safety promotion. This component focuses on the promotion of safety awareness and the continuous improvement of safety culture within the organization. It includes the development of safety training programs, the promotion of safety reporting, and the sharing of safety information and best practices.