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Management of Change... Taking a Closer Look

The identification and management of hazards affecting the integrity of your operation is a fundamental objective of all flight departments or organisations working within a risk based environment. Within aviation, more and more operators are coming to the conclusion, and rightly so, that mere regulatory compliance is not an assurance for operational integrity and safety.The regulations are the lowest common denominator to assure regulatory compliance to standards designed to provide a foundation for operational stability and attention to some of the most basic, fundamental risks within aviation. While regulatory standards do portend to address some risk within aviation, there are too many moving parts, to many variables, too many behaviors too warrant a onesize- fits-all solution for managing risk and assuring safety. Additionally, enhancements to regulations often move slowly as the dynamic environment of aviation uncovers systemic weaknesses as a result of accident investigation and exhaustive root cause analysis.... Read the Whole Article