Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 6.3 Cargo Acceptance & Handling
DCT Type: SP DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: E - Part 135 (HAA)
DCT Revision: 8.0 on 12/19/18 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To manage the safety of the Cargo Acceptance & Handling processes within its operation.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH; (1) Met regulatory requirements, guidance, and safety performance objectives of its Cargo Acceptance & Handling processes, and; (2) Managed safety of the Cargo Acceptance & Handling processes by incorporating system safety principles which include safety attributes.


  6.3 Cargo Acceptance & Handling
     6.3.3 (AW) Cargo Handling Equipment, Systems, and Appliances
     6.3.4 (AW) Carriage of Cargo


Questions Answers References
  6.3.4 (AW) Carriage of Cargo
8   
Did your observations of Carriage of Cargo procedures indicate the certificate holder met regulatory and guidance requirements?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050683, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Met regulatory and guidance requirements
  Isolated instance(s) when guidance requirements were not met
  Several instances when guidance requirements were not met
  Regulatory noncompliance
  Not Observable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 4, AC-120-85, A096, 135.25(a)
9   
Did the certificate holder effectively mitigate unacceptable levels of risk(s) for Carriage of Cargo process?




Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050684, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Controls were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when controls were not effective
  Several instances when controls were not effective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
10   
Did the certificate holder's Carriage of Cargo process ensure consistency of related processes between departments and employees (interfaces)?




Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050685, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Interfaces were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when interfaces were ineffective
  Several instances when interfaces were ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
11   
Did the responsible person for Carriage of Cargo process provide adequate resources (financial and human) to ensure the safety and performance in support of all process objectives?




Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050686, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Management of the process was effective
  Isolated instance(s) where management of the process was ineffective
  Several instances where management of the process was ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
12   
Did the person with authority over the certificate holder's Carriage of Cargo process effectively plan, direct, control, or change procedures, and make key determinations, including safety risk acceptance decisions?




Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050687, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Management of the process was effective
  Isolated instance(s) where management of the process was ineffective
  Several instances where management of the process was ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
13   
Did the certificate holder monitor and measure the safety performance of the Carriage of Cargo process to identify process deficiencies and take action to correct identified deficiencies?




Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050688, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Process measurements were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when process measurements were not used or ineffective
  Several instances when process measurements were not used or ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
14   
Were individuals knowledgeable on how their safety-related duties contributed to the safety performance of Carriage of Cargo process?




Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  1  7/6/2018 3:48:01 PM, 

QID:
 00052245, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Individuals were knowledgeable
  Isolated instances where knowledge was lacking
  Several instances where knowledge was lacking
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
  6.3.3 (AW) Cargo Handling Equipment, Systems, and Appliances
1   
Did your observations of Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances procedures indicate the certificate holder met regulatory and guidance requirements?




Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  6  12/19/2018 10:29:29 AM, 

QID:
 00050061, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Met regulatory and guidance requirements
  Isolated instance(s) when guidance requirements were not met
  Several instances when guidance requirements were not met
  Regulatory noncompliance
  Not Observable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 39 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 30, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 4, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 5, AC-120-85, AC-20-154, AC-20-62, 135.413, 135.431, 135.433, 135.439, 43.13, 135.144, AC-119-2, AC-120-85A
2   
Did the certificate holder effectively mitigate unacceptable levels of risk(s) for Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process?




Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00050062, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Controls were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when controls were not effective
  Several instances when controls were not effective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
3   
Did the certificate holder's Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process ensure consistency of related processes between departments and employees (interfaces)?




Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00050063, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Interfaces were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when interfaces were ineffective
  Several instances when interfaces were ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
4   
Did the responsible person for Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process provide adequate resources (financial and human) to ensure the safety and performance in support of all process objectives?




Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00050064, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Management of the process was effective
  Isolated instance(s) where management of the process was ineffective
  Several instances where management of the process was ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
5   
Did the person with authority over the certificate holder's Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process effectively plan, direct, control, or change procedures, and make key determinations, including safety risk acceptance decisions?




Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00050066, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Management of the process was effective
  Isolated instance(s) where management of the process was ineffective
  Several instances where management of the process was ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
6   
Did the certificate holder monitor and measure the safety performance of the Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process to identify process deficiencies and take action to correct identified deficiencies?




Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00050072, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Process measurements were effective
  Isolated instance(s) when process measurements were not used or ineffective
  Several instances when process measurements were not used or ineffective
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3
7   
Were individuals knowledgeable on how their safety-related duties contributed to the safety performance of Cargo Handling Equipment Systems and Appliances process?




Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "CARGO") ,  Rev.  1  7/6/2018 3:48:00 PM, 

QID:
 00052244, Response Details: SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Individuals were knowledgeable
  Isolated instances where knowledge was lacking
  Several instances where knowledge was lacking
  Systemic or significant issues
  Not Observable
AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3


Response Details List  SP 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, 1.0)
1 Personnel (i.e. key certificate holder personnel not present/available)
2 Equipment (i.e. equipment not present/available/in serviceable condition)
3 Event did not occur (i.e. the drunk passenger did not show up for the flight...)
4 Time Constraints (i.e. resources/workload)
5 Weather (i.e. weather needed for observation not present or weather made observation impossible)
6 Other