Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 6.1.2 (OP) Hazardous Material Training Program DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 9.0 on 12/29/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To train employees on hazardous materials.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Train employees on hazardous materials.

The (OP) Hazardous Material Training Program Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  6.1.2 (OP) Hazardous Material Training Program
1   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.21, 5.23(a), 5.25(a), 5.25(b), 5.25(c)

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051915, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.23(b), 5.25(c)

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051916, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: 5.71, 5.73, 5.75

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051917, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Do procedures for approved Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Training meet the requirements of 14 CFR part 121, Appendix O, table 1 or table 2, as applicable?


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

NOTE: Training should meet all applicable parts of 49 CFR Part 171 through 180.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:05 AM, 

QID:
 00009979, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
5   
Do the procedures specify when recurrent HAZMAT training is required?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121.1003(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:05 AM, 

QID:
 00009980, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
6   
Do the procedures specify the training requirements a person must meet before performing or supervising a HAZMAT job function?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121.1003(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:05 AM, 

QID:
 00009981, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
7   
Does the HAZMAT training program provide instruction in:

      #1 Accepting;
      #2 Rejecting packages that do not conform to the HAZMAT Regulations in 49 CFR Parts 171 through 180 or that appear to contain undeclared HAZMAT;
      #3 Packaging of COMAT;
      #4 Handling;
      #5 Storing incidental to transport; and
      #6 Aircraft loading?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121 Appendix O, 121.1001(a), 121.1003

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:06 AM, 

QID:
 00009982, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Does the training program assist personnel in identifying packages that show signs of containing undeclared HAZMAT including the following:

      #1 Identifying a method for rejecting packages; and
      #2 Complying with the HAZMAT incident reporting requirements of 49 CFR Part 171.15 and 171.16 and the discrepancy reporting requirements of 49 CFR Part 175.31?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121 Appendix O, 121.135(b), 49 CFR 171.15, 49 CFR 171.16, 49 CFR 175.31

NOTE: All part 121 regulatory references can be found in Title 14 CFR, and all part 171 through 175 regulatory references can be found in Title 49 CFR.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/17/2015 8:57:56 AM, 

QID:
 00009989, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Does the training program follow the guidance contained in 8900.1 Volume 2 Chapter 2 Section 6 including:

      #1 Assisting personnel (particularly maintenance, shipping, and storage personnel) in identifying or recognizing aircraft components and consumable materials that contain HAZMAT;
      #2 Determining how these aircraft components or consumable materials are to be moved, stored, or handled;
      #3 Determining the proper packaging, marking, labeling, and materials compatibility, including such consumable materials as Chemical Oxygen Generators;
      #4 Understanding the precautions on the specific hazards associated with aircraft components and consumable materials containing HAZMAT; and
      #5 Understanding the procedures for the proper disposal of unserviceable aircraft components and consumable materials containing HAZMAT?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:29:40 PM, 

QID:
 00009992, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Does the HAZMAT training program have policies and procedures providing specific guidance on acceptance of HAZMAT for air shipment including:

      #1 Proper packaging, marking, labeling, and documentation;
      #2 A prohibition against leaking or damaged packaging;
      #3 Authorizing and labeling HAZMAT for carriage on passenger aircraft or labeled for cargo-only aircraft (if not authorized for passenger aircraft);
      #4 Requiring identification and markings per 49 CFR Part 172 or ICAO Transportation Index; and
      #5 Ensuring shipping papers include all required information?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 121.1003

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:08 AM, 

QID:
 00009998, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Does the HAZMAT training program have policies and procedures providing specific guidance on the storage of HAZMAT or dangerous goods including storage of:

      #1 Class 8 (corrosive) materials;
      #2 Class 7 (radioactive) materials; and
      #3 Class 6 Division 6.1 (poisonous) materials?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 121.1003

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:06 AM, 

QID:
 00010004, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Does the HAZMAT training program include procedures that provide specific guidance for handling HAZMAT including:

      #1 Damaged packages per 49 CFR Part 175.90;
      #2 Radioactive contamination per 49 CFR Part 175.700; and
      #3 Class 6 Division 6.2 infectious substances per 49 CFR Part 175.630?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 121.1003, 49 CFR 175.630, 49 CFR 175.700, 49 CFR 175.90

NOTE: This information should include a list of telephone numbers and addresses of organizations that can provide technical advice on clean-up techniques and precautions to minimize the possibility of injury to employees and the general public.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:06 AM, 

QID:
 00010008, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Does the HAZMAT training program include procedures that provide specific guidance on the loading and carriage of HAZMAT including:

      #1 HAZMAT in aircraft under 49 CFR Part 175 Subpart B;
      #2 HAZMAT in cargo-only aircraft, when other means of transportation are not available or are impracticable, per 49 CFR Part 175.320; and
      #3 Radioactive materials in aircraft under 49 CFR Part 175.700 to ensure that Transportation Index limitations are following the provision of 49 CFR Part 175.75 and that radioactive packages are transported following 49 CFR Part 175.701, 175.702, and 175.703?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 121.1003, 49 CFR 175.320, 49 CFR 175.700, 49 CFR 175.701, 49 CFR 175.702, 49 CFR 175.703, 49 CFR 175.705, 49 CFR 175.706, 49 CFR 175.75

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:06 AM, 

QID:
 00010012, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Does the HAZMAT training program include a prohibition loading packages bearing a poison label in the same compartment that holds foodstuffs, feeds, or any edible materials intended for consumption by humans or animals unless both commodities are in separate, closed-ULDs known as freight containers?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 121.1003, 49 CFR 175.630

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:07 AM, 

QID:
 00010016, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Does the HAZMAT training program specify the requirement to notify the PIC if HAZMAT is on board, per 49 CFR Part 175.33?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, A055, 49 CFR 175.33

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 11:05:07 AM, 

QID:
 00010017, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Does the HAZMAT training program include procedures for answering all questions from personnel who perform or directly supervise HAZMAT job functions prior to HAZMAT testing?


REFERENCES: 121 Appendix O

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:30:25 PM, 

QID:
 00010024, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures include a requirement to comply with HAZMAT policies and procedures that will keep employees informed of the impact on their duties and responsibilities?


REFERENCES: A055, 119.43(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A055" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:30:32 PM, 

QID:
 00010025, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the procedures specify the required contents of each training record?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121.1007(a), 121.1007(c)

NOTE: HAZMAT training records must include the requirements 121.1007(c).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:30:39 PM, 

QID:
 00010026, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures specify that the Operator must retain records of all training required or received for all personnel who perform or directly supervise HAZMAT job functions within the preceding 3 years?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 2 Sec 6, 121.1007(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:30:41 PM, 

QID:
 00010027, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:19 AM, 

QID:
 00051912, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: 5.53, 5.55, 5.51

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051913, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
22   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051914, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
23   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.91, 5.93

Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051918, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Process oversight failure
2 Unacceptable safety risk acceptance
3 Ineffective planning of resources
4 Ineffective use of resources
5 Ineffective control of resources
6 Failure to implement safety risk processes
7 Process owner not clearly identified
8 Unqualified
9 Other
Response Details List  Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failure to identify hazards or ineffective risk controls
2 Failure to develop and maintain risk controls
3 Failure to effectively mitigate risk before applying risk controls
4 Risk controls ineffective
5 Unclear risk controls
6 Failure to assess risk for a new system
7 Failure to assess risk when revising an existing system
8 Failure to assess risk when developing operational procedures
9 Failure to maintain records of outputs of risk control assessments
10 Other
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  Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Internal communication failure(s)
2 External communication failure(s)
3 Lack of interfaces
4 Inconsistent interfaces
5 Poor coordination between departments and employees
6 Failure of interfaces between processes or procedures
7 Other
Response Details List  Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Inadequate monitoring of operations processes
2 Ineffective evaluations of processes or systems
3 Undocumented or insufficient investigations
4 Failure to conduct audits
5 Ineffective audits
6 Failure to detect changes in the operational environment
7 Personnel failed to perform/follow process (procedures, guidance, etc.)
8 Process failed to meet desired outcome
9 Process oversight failure
10 Other
Response Details List  Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failed to provide financial resources
2 Failed to provide sufficient human resources
3 Individual not clearly identified
4 Failure to ensure safety of process
5 Failure to oversee operations conducted under the certificate
6 Failed to ensure quality performance of process
7 Process oversight failure
8 Communication failure(s)
9 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  Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 3.0)
1 Unaware of or ineffective safety policies or processes
2 Unaware of or ineffective safety related reporting tools
3 Unclear safety policy
4 Ineffective safety related training
5 Lack of safety culture
6 Unclear safety objectives
7 Other