Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 1.1.2 (OP) Safety Program (Ground and Flight)
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Operations
Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators
DCT Revision: 8.0 on 07/06/17 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To develop an effective safety program that identifies safety concerns and implements corrective actions.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Develop an effective safety program that identifies safety concerns and implements corrective actions.




Questions Answers References
  1.1.2 (OP) Safety Program (Ground and Flight)
1   
Is the individual with responsibility clearly identifiable and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to plan, organize, direct and control activities for this element?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
2   
Is the individual with authority clearly identifiable, and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to direct, control, or change procedures, and make key decisions, such as safety risk acceptance, associated with this element?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010630, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
3   
Are there process measurements that provide for the continuous monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element, to identify deficiencies or hazards?




NOTE: 

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
4   
Do the policies and procedures include a requirement for a qualified full-time Director of Safety or an equivalent position?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/20/2014 4:36:05 AM, 

QID:
 00000211, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.65(a)
5   
Do the operations and maintenance safety program(s) specify that the Director of Safety and anyone exercising control over air carrier operations must:

      # Be qualified through training, experience, and expertise; and
      # Perform their duties to meet applicable legal requirements and maintain safe operations?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/22/2014 5:15:54 AM, 

QID:
 00000212, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 119.65(d)
6   
Do the operations and maintenance safety program(s) specify that the Director of Safety and anyone exercising control over air carrier operations must, to the extent of their responsibilities, have a thorough understanding of:

      # Aviation safety standards and safe operating practices;
      # 14 CFR Part 1, including all applicable maintenance and airworthiness requirements (e.g., 14 CFR Part 1, 21, 23, 25, 43, 45, 47, 65, 91, and 121);
      # OpSpecs; and
      # Manual required by 121.133?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 8:03:47 PM, 

QID:
 00000215, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.65(d)
7   
Do the operations and maintenance safety program(s) specify the following information for the required management personnel:

      # Names and business addresses; and
      # Duties, responsibilities, and authority?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/22/2014 5:15:55 AM, 

QID:
 00000220, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 119.65(e)
8   
Do the procedures ensure that the ASAP is established and has a valid MOU?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( SAFETY PROGRAMS = "ASAP" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 8:03:49 PM, 

QID:
 00000230, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-66, 8900.1 Vol 11 Ch 2 Sec 1
9   
Do the procedures ensure that the FOQA program is comprised of the following four basic elements:

      # Airborne Data Recording Systems;
      # Data Transmittal Systems;
      # Data Analysis Systems; and
      # FOQA Organizational Structure?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( SAFETY PROGRAMS = "FOQA" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 8:03:50 PM, 

QID:
 00000231, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-82, 8900.1 Vol 11 Ch 2 Sec 2
10   
Do the procedures specify that the Operator have procedures or a program designed to actively identify hazards and control associated risks in flight, maintenance, and ground operations?




NOTE: AC 120-59 Air Carrier IEP provides information to design, develop, and implement an IEP. This AC provides one method, but not necessarily the only method, that an Operator may use to identify hazards and control or eliminate the associated risk.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( SAFETY PROGRAMS = "IEP" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 8:03:45 PM, 

QID:
 00000236, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-59
11   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do procedures specify that the certificate holder administers the annual fatigue education and awareness program training to employees/personnel who possess direct administrative duties, including crew scheduling, and direct management oversight of:

      # Flightcrew members, flight attendants and dispatchers/flight followers scheduled under 14 CFR part 117;
      # The scheduling of flightcrew members and flight attendants under 14 CFR part 117; and/or
      # Operational control under 14 CFR part 117?



NOTE: Each FEAT training record must be retained for a minimum of 12 calendar months.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "A319") ,  Rev.  2  1/11/2016 11:29:17 AM, 

QID:
 00031302, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
117.9(a), 117.9(b), 117.9(c)
13   
Do VDRP procedures meet the intent of Advisory Circular 00-58?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "VDRP") ,  Rev.  1  7/6/2017 2:02:15 PM, 

QID:
 00051214, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-00-58, 8900.1 Vol 11 Ch 1 Sec 1
14   
Do controls exist to ensure processes associated with this element achieve the intended results?




NOTE: Controls associated with this element may include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, special procedures or procedural steps, checklists, or supervisory practices.

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010623, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  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/A Response Detail (Released, 1.0)
1 Operator not authorized by OpSpecs
2 Equipment not equipped/authorized
3 Not applicable due to exemption, deviation, or exception
4 Not authorized by regulation
5 Not authorized by Order
6 Not authorized by Notice
7 Not authorized/recommended by Advisory Circular
8 Not authorized by Policy Letter, Legal Interpretation, or other guidance
9 Other