Audit

A-COMMAND FACTORS

A 1.00 Does the Commander support the resourcing of adequate computer equipment to allow the safety manager to perform his assigned duties

A 2.00 Is there a school trained ASO assigned to the TDA, TOE, MTOE authorized full-time position?

A 3.00 Has an appropriately trained additional duty aviation safety officer been appointed in aviation organization's without authorized ASO positions and in a non-aviation organization's not Staffed with full-time safety personnel to perform required safety and accident prevention functions?

A 4.00 Is a safety -trained in NCO or qualified individual appointed by the unit commander, in writing to assist the safety manager in aviation units?

A 5.00 For ASO MTOE positions at brigade level and below, does the safety manager work directly for and is he or she rated by the commander? For non-MTOE positions does the additional duty safety manager have direct access to the commander?

A 6.00 Has the commander completed the commander's safety course?

A 7.00 Has the commander established a written commander's safety philosophy that includes goals objectives and safety positions?

B- SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

B 1.00 Does the safety manager maintain a current library of safety regulations, accident prevention directives and instructional materials? (AC AM AS BN AT DE FS OS SB SF TO UA)

B 2.00 Does the safety manager maintain current unit safety functional files?

B 3.00 Are procedures for safety files and file administration established in the SOP that describe how the system is managed?

B 4.00 Has the organization established written procedures for the safety awards program to describe the awards that are available to include impact awards, an awards budget and how the
program is managed?

B 5.00 Does the safety manager maintain historical documentation of awards presented to the unit and individuals

B 6.00 Does the safety manager assist in the preparation, rehearsal, and review of the aviation and ground pre-accident plan?

B 7.00 Does the pre-accident plan specify procedures to be followed in the event of aviation and ground accidents?

B 8.00 Are procedures established to ensure the organization receives applicable safety messages for assigned aircraft, air vehicles related systems, components or repair parts?

B 9.00 Are procedures established to ensure the organization receives applicable (non aviation) safety messages for assigned vehicles, related systems, components or repair parts?

B 10.00 Are the responsibilities of aircrews/UAS Operators involved in accidents established in the SOP?

B 11.00 Are procedures established to integrate risk-management into aviation and ground mission planning and execution?

B 12.00 Are safety information bulletin boards established in the unit with the required items?

B 13.00 Do the safety management portions of SOP list step-by-step procedures for accomplishing program requirements?

C- REPORTS AND INVESTIGATIONS

C 1.00 Are administrative procedures for management and submission of accident or incident reports and investigations established in the organizations SOP?

C 2.00 Are abbreviated aviation accident reports, abbreviated ground action reports, and unmanned aircraft system accident report submitted for all applicable mishaps and file copies maintained?

C 3.00 Are abbreviated ground action reports submitted for all applicable mishaps and file copies maintained?

C 4.00 (FORSCOM units ONLY) Has a memorandum been attached to each class A and B accident report documenting the actions taken or plan to implement the reports recommendations?

C 5.00 Does the ASO review accident/incident reports/investigations and help implement corrections?

C 6.00 Are blank operational hazard reports (OHR) (DA form 2696 –R) and DA forms 4755 (employee report of alleged and unsafe or unhealthy working conditions readily available?

C 7.00 Is follow up action documented on operational hazard report to include the responsible commander's signature and are completed reports maintained on file for two years?

D- INFORMATION COLLECTION

D 1.00 Are procedures for the survey and inspection programs established in the SOP?

D 2.00 Are annual accident prevention surveys performed?

D 3.00 Are all functional areas applicable to the organization evaluated during the annual aviation accident prevention survey?

D 4.00 When a new program manager assumes a program management responsibility are applicable functional areas or subareas of that program surveyed documented and deficiencies entered in the units hazard tracking system?

D 5.00 Are copies of previous safety surveys maintain on file?

D 6.00 Are monthly FOD surveys used as a source of information to detect uncorrected hazards?

D 7.00 Are fire risk management surveys reviewed for hazardous conditions or deficiencies to be included in the organizations tracking system?

D 8.00 Does the ASO monitor unit aviation maintenance programs, equipment improvement reports (EIRs), product quality deficiency reports (PQDRs), safety action Messages, POL and address uncorrected hazards on the hazard tracking system?

D 9.00 does the safety manager monitor aviation life-support system to ensure all deficiencies that are not corrected by ALSS personnel are tracked on the units tracking system?

E- HAZARD ANALYSIS AND TRACKING

E 1.00 Is the hazard identification and analysis and countermeasures implementation and control program (Hazard tracking system) established in the ?

E 2.00 Has the organization implemented a file or log of hazards and deficiencies?

E 3.00 Are all hazards and deficiencies detected during accident prevention surveys that are not corrected immediately or addressed by program managers, entered on the organization system DA form 4754 or equivalent?

E 4.00 Is follow-up action taken to correct noted deficiencies?

E 5.00 after an accident prevention survey, does the command safety Council review the results and recommend corrective actions?

E 6.00 Does the safety manager assist the commander in tasking appropriate individuals developing courses of action and control options by tracking newly identified hazards on the hazard log?

E 7.00 Are the organizations hazard tracking records maintained on file?

E 8.00 Does each council meeting including review of unit hazard tracking log and present an opportunity for decision-making on proposed risk control options for newly identified hazards?

F-SAFETY COUNCILS

F 1.00 Are the procedures for the safety Council established in the SOP?

F 2.00 Is a Command safety Council established that meets at least quarterly?

F 3.00 Does the command safety Council include appropriate membership?

F 4.00 Do safety Council meeting publish with action officers and suspense dates assigned to action items?

F 5.00 Are Safety Council meeting minutes distributed to enhance corrective actions on noted deficiencies?

F 6.00 Does the commander approve and sign the council minutes?

F 7.00 Does the safety manager organize the Command Safety Council?

F 8.00 Do Safety Council meeting minutes adequately reflect the activity conducted during the meeting?

F 9.00 Are safety council minutes maintained on file?

G- SAFETY EDUCATION AND TRAINING

G 1.00 Are step-by-step procedures for the safety training meeting program established in writing?

G 2.00 Has the commander established a safety education and training program that ensures safety training meetings are conducted monthly for full-time organizations and quarterly for all others that accomplishes training requirements?

G 3.00 Is mandatory safety training integrated into the unit training schedule?

G 4.00 Is a "make up" system described in the safety management SOP and implemented to ensure all personnel receive the same quality of safety training?

G 5.00 Is documentation of safety training meetings maintain to include summaries or other methods to facilitate make up training and retained on file?

G 6.00 Does the unit conduct safety briefings for personnel newly assigned to the unit and is it adequately addressed in the SOP to describe how the objectives are accomplished?

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