Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 3.2.1 (AXH) Flight Operations Support Personnel HM Responsibilities DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: D - Part 135 (9 or Less Seats/Single Pilot) DCT Revision: 5.0 on 06/30/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): Prepare and provide accurate and timely HM emergency response and pilot-in-command notifications.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if OPERATOR (1) follows the approved/accepted safety performance objectives (2) implements procedures for flight operations (loadmasters, load planners, dispatchers) or other designated personnel to provide accurate and timely HM emergency response information and pilot-in-command notification(s)

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

Questions Answers Comments
  3.2.1 (AXH) Flight Operations Support Personnel HM Responsibilities
1   
Do flight operations support personnel have knowledge regarding required hazardous materials pilot notifications and how to relay information in an emergency?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2021 10:27:38 AM, 

QID:
 00051304, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Verify that the information on the notification to the pilot-in-command was available at the:

      #1 airport of departure
      #2 intended airport of arrival.

REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.33(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2021 10:27:37 AM, 

QID:
 00051305, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Records were available
  Records were not available.
  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 certificate holder provide the pilot-in-command with information regarding hazardous materials on a notice that was:

      #1 accurate;
      #2 legible; and
      #3 provided as early as practicable before departure?

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2021 10:25:03 AM, 

QID:
 00051614, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Information met the requirements.
  Some information was missing or inaccurate.
  Information was significantly inaccurate.
  Hazardous materials were observed, but notifications were not provided.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
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
6   
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