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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a detailed look at the Aviation Safety Management Risk Management Landscape.

Introduction – What is Risk Management

Risk Management, being a central component of the SMS, plays a vital role in addressing the risk in practical terms.

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Introduction – What do we mean by ALARP?

We typically accept within aviation that it is not possible for all risks to be eliminated which is why we use the term ALARP (As low as reasonably practicable).

The principle of the ALARP approach which includes a Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA):

»  Essentially all efforts should be made to reduce safety risks to the lowest level possible.

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Aviation Training is the specialty of Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com and Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Continuing Airworthiness is a critically important task whether it is related to EASA Part M & Part CAMO (Continuing airworthiness Management Organisation) or EASA Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO).

More About the Importance of Aircraft Technical Records

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com looks at the process for managing MCAI within the UK CAA as part of the UK CAA / EASA Bilateral Agreement Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP).

Introduction

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) defines MCAI as “mandatory requirements for the modification, replacement of parts, or inspection of aircraft and amendment of operating limitations and procedures.”

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Guidance information to support your EASA Part 145 Implementation Objectives

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a look at forthcoming changes to the EASA Part 145 Environment and How Sofema Online can help you achieve your objectives.

Introduction

Regulatory Drivers for SMS in EASA Part-145 approved organisations

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the value of developing a “Risk-Based” audit approach

Introduction

Risk-based audits allow businesses to adapt more easily to changing conditions by providing a consistent and comprehensive approach to risk management.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com reviews the applicable material related to EASA Initial Certification.

Introduction

EASA Part 21 regulates the approval of aircraft design and production organisations and the certification of aircraft Products, Parts and Appliances.

AMC & GM 14/07/2021 AMC & GM to Part 21 — Issue 2, Amendment 13
Reference - Issue 2 (full) originally dated 30/10/2012 (AMC & GM to Part 21 — Issue 2) with 13 amendments.

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers the importance of managing the risks in a systematic and controlled way using a Risk Register as the Fundamental Tool.

Hazard identification is the foundation of the risk management process in an SMS and may be conducted reactively, proactively, and even predictably. A Hazard is something with the potential to cause harm, and a risk is the potential outcome of a hazard.

What is the difference between a Safety System Hazard Register and a Risk Register?

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the best Instructional Strategies for effective online delivery of aviation subject matter.

Introduction

Online Learning whether the student is working privately through material or whether he or she is led by an instructor is, without doubt, becoming the new normal, even to the point that it is expected to be the medium of choice in a post-Covid world.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a deep dive into the roles and responsibilities of aircraft maintenance planners

Considerations Include:

>> Aircraft Maintenance Planner Typical Duties Training & Responsibilities

>> Typical Training to support Career Path Development of an Aircraft Maintenance Planner

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Considers the importance of managing the risks in a systematic and controlled way, using a Risk Register as the Fundamental Tool.

Hazard identification is the foundation of the risk management process in an SMS and may be conducted reactively, proactively, and even predictably. A Hazard is something with the potential to cause harm, and a risk is the potential outcome of a hazard.

What is the difference between a Safety System Hazard Register and a Risk Register?

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com looks at the process & methodology related to Distance Learning in support of EASA Part 147 objectives.

Introduction

Distance learning training method is introduced by Annex IV of ED decision 2020/002 in AMC 147.A.130(a), which is applicable to both basic and type training organisation.

AMC 147.A.130(a) defines 2 different types of distance learning training methods:

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Sofema online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers changes which are taking place within the EASA Part 145 Environment.

Introduction

Regulation 2021/1963 amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 as regards safety management systems in maintenance organisations and correcting that Regulation.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the changes made to Part 145.A.55 following the introduction of Regulation 2021/1963 which amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014.

Introduction - Maintenance records

The organisation shall record the details of the maintenance work that is carried out within the scope of its approval.

» As a minimum, the organisation shall retain all the records that are necessary to prove that all the requirements have been met for the issue of the certificate of release to service, including, if any, subcontractor's release documents.

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com reviews the forthcoming requirements which will apply to EASA Part 145 Organisations in respect of Certification and Issue of Certificate of Release to Service (CRS).

Introduction

Regulation 2021/1963 amends Continuing Airworthiness Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 as regards safety management systems in maintenance organisations and correcting that Regulation.

Concerning New Text – (see italics)

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Considers the importance of managing the risks in a systematic and controlled way using a Risk Register as the Fundamental Tool.

Hazard identification is the foundation of the risk management process in an SMS and may be conducted reactively, proactively, and even predictably. A Hazard is something with the potential to cause harm, and a risk is the potential outcome of a hazard.

What is the difference between a Safety System Hazard Register and a Risk Register?

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com Considers the importance of managing the risks in a systematic and controlled way using a Risk Register as the Fundamental Tool.

Hazard identification is the foundation of the risk management process in an SMS and may be conducted reactively, proactively and even predictably. A Hazard is something with the potential to cause harm, and risk is the potential outcome of a hazard.

What is the difference between a Safety System Hazard Register and a Risk Register?

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the changes which are introduced to the structure and format of the MOE to ensure compliance with Regulation 2021/1963

Note: All Transitional Activities must be complete by 2 December 2024.

» If not fully in compliance by 2 December 2024 then the approval certificate shall be revoked, limited, or suspended in whole or in part.

Introduction - EASA Part 145.A.70 concerns The Structure & Format of the MOE – The following points shall be complied with:

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers optimum techniques and practices for lifting & handling material within the Aviation Stores Facility.

Lifting and Material Handling Principles & Practice

Introduction - Employees using smart lifting practices are far less likely to suffer from back sprains, muscle pulls, wrist injuries, elbow injuries, spinal injuries, and other injuries caused by lifting heavy objects.

Potential Injury Causes

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the best practice to “ethically” help your audience make an informed decision.

Introduction

Mastering the art of speaking persuasively will help you achieve the outcomes you seek as well as motivate the audience to “buy-in” to your proposal or to take a specific action or follow your lead.

Our goal is to:

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