Date(s): Saturday, March 5 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 6 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Maintenance, Pilot, Safety
Instructor: Chris Young, CY Consulting Solutions, LLC
Price by Jan. 14: $405 Member | $595 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 14: $525 Member | $840 Nonmember

A safety management system (SMS) is a system-wide, comprehensive, proactive approach to managing safety and mitigating risk. To manage risk effectively, aviation professionals must have the tools to recognize situations that elevate operational risks as well as the ability to implement controls to mitigate those risks. In this course, participants will learn to foster a positive safety culture.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • The principles of SMS, including planning and measuring safety performance
  • How to identify hazards and manage risks
  • How to conduct an operational safety assessment
  • How to review and update risk-mitigation strategies.

Instructor Bio

Christopher “Chris” Young has 28 years of aviation and leadership experience gained while serving in the US Navy and working in the air medical, aircraft manufacturing, aviation safety, and technical publication industries. He has accumulated over 2,900 flight hours as a pilot. Chris understands the unique complexities aircraft operators face and offers practical guidance on the many elements of SMS implementation and management.

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