FAA - FO 8000.369C
Safety Management System
|Publication Date:||24 June 2020|
Purpose of This Order.
a. Establishes the Safety Management System (SMS) policy and requirements for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The requirements contained within this document are intended to help FAA organizations incorporate SMS and/or International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) State Safety Program (SSP) requirements into their organizations. The SMSs in FAA organizations work together to form the overall FAA SMS.
b. Explains the SMS principles and requirements.
c. Standardizes terminology for safety management, where appropriate.
d. Defines the roles and responsibilities of the FAA organizations, FAA SMS Executive Council, and FAA SMS Committee regarding safety management.
e. Requires FAA organizations to establish guidance defining SMS implementation activities for their own organizations and for their industry segment.
f. Establishes the commitment for continuous improvement of SMS.