Table 131 differences between sms and quality

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Table 13.1: Differences between SMS and Quality Management SMS QMS Focuses on Safety, human & organizational aspects of an operation (i.e. Safety satisfaction) Focuses on Products of an operation (i.e. Customer satisfaction) Results in the design and implementation of organizational processes & procedures to identify hazards and control/ mitigate risks in aviation operation. QMS techniques provide a structured process for ensuring processes & procedures achieve their intended objectives and where they fall short, to improve them. (SMS builds partly QMS principles). SMS should include both safety & quality policies. The coverage of quality policies should be limited to quality in support of safety. Safety objectives should receive primacy where conflicts are identified. Airports Authority of India's Safety Policy for Air Operation Areas The formal systematic procedures and practices for the management of safety of Air Operation Areas are generally referred to collectively as a safety management system. As a first step in formulating the ATS Safety Management System, the Safety Policy of Airports Authority of India in the form of following components has been formally established: Safe Navigation of Aircraft Airports Authority of India will provide the highest reasonable standard of safety within the Air Traffic Services Systems which it plans, provides and operates by identifying and minimizing those risks arising from Airports Authority of India's activities which could contribute to aircraft accidents. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Aviation Safety & Security Management Priority of Safety Airports Authority of India will regard the safety of the air traffic services system as the most important consideration throughout all its activities. Management Responsibility Safety is an integral part of the provision of an efficient & effective air traffic management system. All concerned executives are accountable for the performance in their areas of responsibility. Adoption of Explicit Safety Standards Airports Authority of India will continue to adopt Explicit Safety Standards which comply with statutory obligations and with the safety requirements of the Director General Civil Aviation. Safety Culture Airports Authority of India will develop a culture among all its Executives and Staff which fosters an increasing understanding of the importance of safety in all its activities and the resultant responsibility of each individual. Airports Authority of India will provide the environment, support and training necessary to achieve this goal. Systems Airports Authority of India will ensure that the air traffic management systems and technology it uses, whether developed internally or bought externally, meet specified and appropriate system.
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