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Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2015-08-31. Previous Versions

Review of the Safety Management System

  •  (1) A periodic review of the safety management system shall measure the effectiveness of the system in the attainment of the performance goals referred to in subparagraph 604.203(1)(b)(ii).

  • (2) A review of the safety management system shall be conducted

    • (a) within 12 months after the day on which the private operator registration document was issued;

    • (b) within 12 months after the day on which the previous review was completed; or

    • (c) following an accident, or incident, that affects aviation safety.

  • (3) A review of the safety management system shall include procedures for

    • (a) identifying any deficiency in the operation of the safety management system;

    • (b) investigating and analyzing the root cause and contributing factors of any deficiency identified by the review; and

    • (c) ensuring that corrective actions are effective and are used on an ongoing basis to improve the safety management system.

  • (4) A review conducted under paragraph (2)(c) shall be a complete review.

  • (5) No private operator shall assign a duty relating to a review of the safety management system to a person who is responsible for carrying out a task or an activity that is the subject of the review unless

    • (a) owing to the size, nature and complexity of the private operator’s operations and activities, it is impracticable to assign the duty to a person who is not responsible for carrying out the task or activity;

    • (b) based on a risk analysis, assigning the duty to a person responsible for carrying out the task or activity will not result in an increased risk to aviation safety; and

    • (c) the integrity of the review of the safety management system will not be compromised.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Duties of Private Operator — Review

 The private operator shall

  • (a) conduct the review of the safety management system under section 604.207;

  • (b) determine what corrective actions are necessary to address any deficiency identified by the review, and carry out those actions;

  • (c) keep a record of any determination made under paragraph (b) and the reason for it; and

  • (d) if the private operator has assigned management functions to another person, provide that person with a copy of that record.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

[604.209 to 604.219 reserved]

Division XIII — Flight Attendants and Emergency Evacuation

Interpretation

  •  (1) For the purposes of this Division and subject to subsection (2), model means aircraft master series as described in section 3.7 of version 1.3 of the document entitled International Standard for Aircraft Make, Model, and Series Groupings, dated October 2012 and published by the Common Taxonomy Team of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST).

  • (2) If no aircraft master series is assigned to an aeroplane, model in respect of that aeroplane means aircraft model as described in section 3.6 of version 1.3 of the document entitled International Standard for Aircraft Make, Model, and Series Groupings, dated October 2012 and published by the Common Taxonomy Team of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST).

  • SOR/2015-127, s. 12.
 
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