FAA - 14 CFR PART 5
SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
|Publication Date:||1 January 2018|
(a) Any certificate holder required to have a Safety Management System under this part must submit the Safety Management System to the Administrator for acceptance. The SMS must be appropriate to the size, scope, and complexity of the certificate holder's operation and include at least the following components:
(1) Safety policy in accordance with the requirements of subpart B of this part;
(2) Safety risk management in accordance with the requirements of subpart C of this part;
(3) Safety assurance in accordance with the requirements of subpart D of this part; and
(4) Safety promotion in accordance with the requirements of subpart E of this part.
(b) The Safety Management System must be maintained in accordance with the recordkeeping requirements in subpart F of this part.
(c) The Safety Management System must ensure compliance with the relevant regulatory standards in chapter I of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
(a) A certificate holder under part 119 of this chapter authorized to conduct operations in accordance with the requirements of part 121 of this chapter must have a Safety Management System that meets the requirements of this part and is acceptable to the Administrator by March 9, 2018.
(b) A certificate holder must submit an implementation plan to the FAA Administrator for review no later than September 9, 2015. The implementation plan must be approved no later than March 9, 2016.
(c) The implementation plan may include any of the certificate holder's existing programs, policies, or procedures that it intends to use to meet the requirements of this part, including components of an existing SMS.