Safety management system

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Term safety management system
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Broader term

safety management

Narrower term


Abbreviation

SMS

Definition

A systematic approach to managing safety, including the necessary organizational structures, accountabilities, policies and procedures.

Definition Source

1. ICAO, official definition, Annexes 1, 6, 8, 11, 14, ICAO doc. 4444 PANS-ATM (2007)

2. used also in Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/373 of 1 March 2017 laying down common requirements for providers of air traffic management/air navigation services and other air traffic management network functions and their oversight URL http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0373&from=EN

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