To: Acme Aviation Safety Consulting Services. From: C. Yeager Name’s Chuck. We s

To: Acme Aviation Safety Consulting Services.
From: C. Yeager
Name’s Chuck. We share some space out here at Air Force Plant 42. I’m the Director of Operations of “SuperSonics,” a fast-moving government contract air charter service.
Need some info.
What is this HFACS deal and what’s the difference between HFACS and SHELL?
Is it a proactive or reactive thing? What does that have to do with identifying tracking errors? Gotta ask, and what’s so important about error tracking anyway. Fix it and fly it!
What does this have to do with identifying tracking error in a safety program?
Thanks, and always check six!
– Chuck
You are the owner of Acme Aviation Safety Consulting Service. You are offering free consultations to companies and individuals concerning the dynamics of aviation safety management. Your job is to respond to emails and answer any questions about safety management and SMS either as a written, audio, or video reply.
How the clients (and instructor) grades your response will determine the longevity of your business and whether you are a real safety expert or just another scammer.
You’re being graded on the ability to analyze and succinctly explain a topic, as well as the ability to applying knowledge learned from the course.
RESOURCES
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They review the basics of human factors and the issues of “Pilot Error.” All safety programs must possess an understanding of the dynamics of Human Factors. They also continue with the various modeling concepts in error detection, common accidents, and data tracking and evaluation.
The FAA article of HFACs to understand concepts of cause and effects of human factors.
Review the ICAO Module No 7 SMS Introduction on SMS. This is an introduction to the ICAO global theory of SMS. Note the “3 Features of SMS.”
See the diagram from Boeing on page 16, Cause of Accidents, figure 1.
The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) presentation mainly helps explain probable cause for a number of aviation accidents.
Analysis Results = Action Plan
If human factors represent approximately 70+% of mishap causes and…
The highest error zone is takeoff and landing and…
The unit does a “whole lot of takeoffs and landings” then perhaps …
Recommendation: Standardized takeoff and landing crew briefings and procedures should be something to consider.