Learn about the four pillars of SMS: safety policy and objectives; safety risk management; safety assurance; and safety promotion.

Course Syllabus by Topic

Upon completion of this one-day course, students will be able to:

  • Identify regulatory requirements related to SMS
  • Formulate safety policy and objectives (e.g., management commitment, safety accountability, appointment of key safety personnel, SMS documentation)
  • Practice safety risk management (e.g., hazard identification, safety risk assessment and mitigation)
  • Evaluate safety assurance (e.g., safety performance, monitor, measurement, change management, review and revision of the SMS)
  • Practice safety promotion (e.g., safety culture survey, communication, training, education)
  • Conduct a gap analysis
  • Evaluate developmental options
  • Begin developing an SMS for their organization
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