Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 3.1.1 (AXH) HM Training of Flight Operations Support Personnel DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 6.0 on 06/30/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): Provide function specific HM training to flight operations support (loadmasters, load planners, dispatchers) or other designated personnel.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR; (1) follows approved/accepted safety performance objectives (2) provides function specific HM training to flight operations support (loadmasters, load planners, dispatchers) or other designated personnel

 (AXH) HM Training of Flight Operations Support Personnel Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  3.1.1 (AXH) HM Training of Flight Operations Support Personnel
1   
Best describe the delivery of hazardous materials training for flight operations support personnel.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121.1001(a), 135.501(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  3  4/2/2020 3:16:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051297, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The instructor completed all required topics
  The instructor missed some required topics
  The instructor did not complete any required topics.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Verify that all flight operations support personnel have received training regarding hazardous materials emergencies.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:06:16 AM, 

QID:
 00051296, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  There is a record of training
  There is no record of training
  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 each flight operations support personnel, who performed or directly supervised the job functions involving the transport of items on board an aircraft, complete the FAA approved hazardous material training program on an initial and recurrent basis:

      #1 In accordance with the FAA approved program
      #2 Within the past 24 months?

REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.20, 121.1001, 121.1003, 121.1005, 49 CFR 172.700, 49 CFR 172.702, 49 CFR 172.704, 135.501, 135.503, 135.505

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  4/2/2020 3:16:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051599, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
When using flight operations support personnel that work for multiple certificate holders, did the certificate holder ensure the following requirements were met to include:

      #1 training the person in its own policies and procedures concerning the job function performed
      #2 receiving written verification the person has satisfactorily completed training for the specific job function performed under the other certificate holder's program
      #3 the certificate holder who trained the person has the same hazardous materials operating specifications as the certificate holder using this exemption?

REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.20, 121.1001, 121.1003, 121.1005, 49 CFR 172.700, 49 CFR 172.702, 49 CFR 172.704, 135.501, 135.503, 135.505

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  4  4/2/2020 3:16:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051602, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Did the certificate holder retain flight operations support personnel hazmat training records for at least three years?


REFERENCES: 121.1001(a), 121.1007(a), 135.501(a), 135.507(a)

NOTE: Records may be at a designated location, but must be available upon request at the location where the trained person performs the job function.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  4/2/2020 3:16:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051606, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Verify that each flight operations support personnel hazmat training record contains:

      #1 Individual's name;
      #2 Most recent training date;
      #3 Description of training materials used;
      #4 Name and address of organization providing training; and
      #5 Copy of certification including when the training and tests were completed satisfactorily.

REFERENCES: 121.1007(c), 135.507(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  4/2/2020 3:16:49 PM, 

QID:
 00051607, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  the records contained discrepancies.
  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