Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.2.1 (AXH) HM Pilot Notifications / Emergency Procedures DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: L - Part 129 Foreign Air Carriers DCT Revision: 6.0 on 06/30/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): Provide pilot in command with HM notification and emergency response information to safely manage HM carriage during flight operations.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR; (1) follows the approved/accepted safety performance objectives (2) provides pilot-in-command with accurate and timely HM notification and emergency response information to safely manage HM carriage during flight operations

 (AXH) HM Pilot Notifications / Emergency Procedures Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.2.1 (AXH) HM Pilot Notifications / Emergency Procedures
1   
When hazardous materials were transported under the terms of a Special Permit or Approval, were all requirements for the flight crew members met?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.30

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2021 10:27:38 AM, 

QID:
 00051287, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Did flight crew members have adequate information available in case of a hazardous materials emergency?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  3  7/19/2018 9:03:00 PM, 

QID:
 00051288, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
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.  3  6/24/2021 10:24:29 AM, 

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

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
4   
Did the operator provide the flight crew with accurate and legible written or printed information concerning the hazardous materials being carried prior to departure?


REFERENCES: ICAO Part 7 Chapter 4

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2021 10:25:38 AM, 

QID:
 00052247, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
In the event of an aircraft accident or serious incident, did the operator provide without delay information about hazardous materials on board as shown on the NOTOC or NOPIC?


REFERENCES: ICAO Part 7 Chapter 4

NOTE: Example of staff: dispatch, flight operations officer, or designated ground personnel.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2021 10:25:38 AM, 

QID:
 00052248, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Did the notification to pilot-in-command (NOPIC) or notification to captain (NOTOC) contain all required information?


REFERENCES: ICAO Part 7 Chapter 4, 49 CFR 175.33

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2021 10:25:38 AM, 

QID:
 00052249, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Is the crew knowledgeable of the procedures to implement when a PED or spare lithium battery goes into thermal runaway in the cabin and/or on the flight deck to extinguish the item, contain the item, and monitor the device or battery for re-ignition?


NOTE: Reference InFO 17008. Certificate holders have various containment devices. Crew should be able to access these written procedures in flight/on board the aircraft.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  1  4/2/2020 3:17:21 PM, 

QID:
 00056016, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Were the certificate holder's/operator's 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: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2021 10:24:30 AM, 

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

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
9   
Were the certificate holder's/operator's interfaces effective for this element?


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

Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2021 10:24:30 AM, 

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

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable


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, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 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