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Software Tools to Implement ICAO-based SMS Implementation Plans


SMS Implementation Plans May Have Different Software Models

SMS Pro's SMS Implementation Software has three models ready for you to use.

  • ICAO SMS Implementation Plan Model;
  • Transport Canada SMS Implementation Plan Model; and
  • IS-BAO SMS Implementation Plan Model.

As you may already know, ICAO has specific SMS implementation plan requirements. they appear below. These items are best managed by quality SMS implementation software.

  1. Service provider shall, as part of the SMS documentation, develop, adhere to and maintain SMS implementation plans.
  2. SMS implementation plans shall define the approach organizations adopt for managing safety in a manner that meets organizational safety objectives.
  3. SMS implementation plans shall explicitly address the coordination between the SMS of service providers and the SMS of other organizations the service provider must interface with during the provision of services.
  4. SMS implementation plan shall include the following: -- relevant SMS Pro™ modules in parenthesis
    • Safety policy and objectives (SMS Pro™ Policy Manager);
    • System description (SMS Pro™ Document Manager or free-text module);
    • Gap analysis (SMS Pro™ gap analysis module);
    • SMS components;
    • Safety roles and responsibilities (SMS Pro™ Duties & Requirements of Key Safety Personnel module);
    • Hazard reporting policy (SMS Pro™ Policy Manager);
    • Means of employee involvement (SMS Pro™ Surveys, Newsletters, General Issue Viewer, Lessons Learned and more);
    • Safety performance measurement (SMS Pro™ Performance Monitor, Risk Exposure & other charting tools);
    • Safety training (SMS Pro™ Induction module and/or Qualifications & Training module);
    • Safety communication (SMS Pro™ Newsletters, Surveys & Must Acknowledge modules); and
    • Management review of safety performance (SMS Pro™ Performance Monitor and Dashboard modules).
  5. SMS implementation plan shall be endorsed by senior management.

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Software Tools to Implement ICAO-based SMS Implementation Plans

SMS Implementation Plans

When choosing aviation SMS implementation software, you should ask yourself these questions:

  • How long has the SMS implementation software company been in this business?
  • Who are their subject matter experts?
  • Do they have connections to civil aviation authorities?
  • Do they have a reputation for quality customer support?
  • Is their aviation SMS implementation software flexible?
  • Is the aviation SMS implementation software complete?
  • Do they have various SMS implementation models to choose from?

SMS Pro™ has a great reputation as being the most complete aviation SMS implementation software on the market. Customer service is also rated very highly.

Aviation SMS Software Products

Hazard Reporting Solution offers incredible savings for thrifty companies needing high-quality aviation safety management software.

Risk Management Solution is an economical aviation SMS solution. It is designed for operators with limited SMS budgets.


Safety-Quality Assurance allows aviation service providers all necessary tools to advance their ICAO SMS implementations toward complete compliance.

By Chris Howell