Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 6.2.3 (AXH) A / R Small Packages DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 5.0 on 12/30/19 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR has implemented procedures to identify, accept or reject HM small package shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal policy.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR; (1) follows approved/accepted safety performance objectives (2) identifies, accepts or rejects HM small package shipments in accordance regulatory requirements and internal policy

The (AXH) A / R Small Packages Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  6.2.3 (AXH) A / R Small Packages
1   
Best describe how personnel followed hazardous material procedures for acceptance of hazardous materials for air transportation?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 175.3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:03:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051464, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed procedures.
  Some steps were missed or not followed.
  Procedures were consistently not followed or adequate.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Were observed shipments properly prepared to include:

      #1 documentation;
      #2 marking;
      #3 labeling; and
      #4 packaging?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 175.3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2017 11:04:56 AM, 

QID:
 00051470, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  All observed shipments were correct
  Minor violations were observed
  significant violations were observed
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
Did the certificate holder / operator properly report all incidents involving fire, violent rupture, explosion, or overheating of batteries and / or battery powered devices accepted as small packages?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.15

NOTE: Reference SAFO 15010

Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  1  12/30/2019 5:29:38 PM, 

QID:
 00055463, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
4   
In accordance with the certificate holder's / operator's approved Safety Management System (SMS) program, did the certificate holder / operator properly identify and mitigate the risks associated with the carriage lithium batteries accepted as small packages?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.10(a)

NOTE: Reference InFO 17008 and SAFO 10017, 15010, 16001, 16004

Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  1  12/30/2019 5:29:38 PM, 

QID:
 00055522, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
Were the certificate holders / operators controls for this element effective in achieving the desired result?


NOTE: This question pertains to controls, other than those already identified as inadequate in related questions.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  3  7/22/2018 2:21:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051233, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Were the certificate holders / operators interfaces effective for this element?


NOTE: This question pertains to interfaces, other than those already identified as inadequate in related questions.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  3  7/22/2018 2:21:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051234, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Did the certificate holder display the required notifications at locations where the certificate holder accepts cargo?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.25, 49 CFR 175.26

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:03:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051462, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Did the certificate holder inspect hazardous material shipments as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.30

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2017 11:04:10 AM, 

QID:
 00051463, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Were shipping papers retained for 1 year after acceptance as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.33(c)

NOTE: For hazardous waste, each shipping paper copy must be retained for three years. Shipping papers must be available upon request at the principle place of business.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2017 11:04:10 AM, 

QID:
 00051465, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
Were hazardous material incidents immediately reported as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.15

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:03:23 AM, 

QID:
 00051466, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Were detailed hazardous materials incident reports submitted as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.16

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:03:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051467, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Did the certificate holder maintain emergency response information in facilities where hazardous material packages are stored?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2017 11:04:10 AM, 

QID:
 00051468, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Did the certificate holder reject hazardous material packages that were not prepared properly?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 175.31, 49 CFR 171.2(e), 49 CFR 171.2(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:03:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051469, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
Did the certificate holder / operator follow policies, procedures, instructions, and information for this element?


NOTE: This question pertains to policies, procedures, instructions, and information, other than those already identified as inadequate in related questions.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  2  7/22/2018 2:21:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051589, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
15   
Did the certificate holder report discrepancies that were discovered after acceptance as soon as practicable?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.31

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/25/2017 12:03:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051629, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
16   
Does the certificate holder / operator successfully screen and prohibit the carriage of recalled, damaged, or defective lithium batteries accepted as small packages?


NOTE: Reference SAFO 16011

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  1  12/30/2019 5:29:38 PM, 

QID:
 00055502, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable


Response Details List  EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List  N/O Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Personnel (e.g., key certificate holder personnel not present/available)
2 Equipment (e.g., equipment not present/available/in serviceable condition)
3 Event did not occur (e.g., did not observe an intoxicated passenger on the flight)
4 Time Constraints (e.g., resources/workload)
5 Weather (e.g., weather needed for observation not present or weather made observation impossible)
6 Other
Response Details List  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 Other