Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 6.2.5 (AXH) A / R Inbound International Shipments DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 9.0 on 06/30/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR has implemented procedures to properly identify, accept or reject HM shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal policy at international locations.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the OPERATOR; (1) follows approved/accepted safety performance objectives (2) identifies, accepts or rejects HM shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal policy at international locations

 (AXH) A / R Inbound International Shipments Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  6.2.5 (AXH) A / R Inbound International Shipments
1   
Were inbound international shipments properly prepared to include:

      #1 documentation;
      #2 marking;
      #3 labeling; and
      #4 packaging?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 175.3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

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

QID:
 00051516, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  All observed shipments were correct.
  Minor non-compliance was observed.
  Significant non-compliance was observed.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Best describe how personnel followed hazardous material procedures for acceptance of hazardous materials for air transportation?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 175.3, ICAO Part 7 Chapter 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2021 10:27:09 AM, 

QID:
 00051523, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed procedures.
  Some steps were missed or not followed.
  Procedures were consistently not followed or adequate.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
Were hazardous material incidents immediately reported as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.15

NOTE: Reference SAFO 15010. Ensure that incidents involving fire, violent rupture, explosion, or overheating of batteries and/or battery powered devices are reported as required by 171.15.

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

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  2  4/2/2020 3:17:52 PM, 

QID:
 00055465, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
4   
Did the certificate holder inspect hazardous material shipments as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.30

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2017 11:04:10 AM, 

QID:
 00051522, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
Were shipping papers retained for one year after acceptance, as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.33(c)

NOTE: For hazardous waste, each shipping paper copy must be retained for three years. Shipping papers must be available upon request at the principle place of business.

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 10:27:09 AM, 

QID:
 00051524, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Were hazardous material incidents immediately reported as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.15

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:10:27 AM, 

QID:
 00051525, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Were detailed hazardous materials incident reports submitted as required?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 171.16

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2017 12:10:27 AM, 

QID:
 00051526, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Did the certificate holder maintain emergency response information in facilities where hazardous material packages are stored?


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 10:27:09 AM, 

QID:
 00051527, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Did the certificate holder reject hazardous material packages that were not prepared properly?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 49 CFR 171.2(e), 49 CFR 171.2(f), 49 CFR 175.31

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 10:27:09 AM, 

QID:
 00051528, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
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
11   
Did the certificate holder report discrepancies that were discovered after acceptance as soon as practicable?


REFERENCES: 49 CFR 175.31

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 10:25:35 AM, 

QID:
 00051630, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Did certificate holder personnel follow their procedures to restrict the carriage of lithium batteries, otherwise permitted by regulation, as cargo?


NOTE: Reference SAFO 10017, 16001, & 16004.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129") AND NOT (HAZMAT = "WILL NOT CARRY HAZMAT") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2021 10:26:36 AM, 

QID:
 00055476, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Are certificate holder personnel knowledgeable of their procedures to identify and prohibit the carriage of recalled, damaged, or defective lithium batteries?


NOTE: Reference SAFO 16011.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "129" ,  Rev.  2  4/2/2020 3:17:53 PM, 

QID:
 00055503, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
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
15   
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