Helicopters Magazine

SMS Corner

Links to SMS Toolkits and Information

May 8, 2008
By Corrie

IHST Toolkit

Compiled by the Joint Helicopter Safety Implementation team (JHSIT), the SMS toolkit is a comprehensive tool designed to assist operators in implementing their SMS policies. Visit the IHST website, www.ihst.org and click on Safety Management Systems in the main menu to download the SMS Toolkit 


Baldwin Aviation Safety & Compliance, headquartered in Hilton Head, South Carolina, has begun offering a specially-designed Safety Management System, RotorSMS, to helicopter operators. Visit www.BaldwinAviation.com   for more information.


Transport Canada

This website provides Transport Canada’s implementation plan for safety management systems (SMS) for civil
aviation, guidance material, as well as other relevant information. Visit http://www.tc.gc.ca/CivilAviation/SMS/menu.htm.

Other Sites

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
(Australian Government)

Safety Management

Civil Aviation Authority (UK) – Safety Regulation Group

Aero (Boeing’s


03: Human Factors Process for reducing Maintenance Error

EUROCONTROL – European Organisation
for the Safety of Air Navigation


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) USA


Integrated Safety Management

Culture” Behavioral-Safety.com

International Air Transport Association

Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) Europe



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