SAF621 - Operational Safety Industry Studies

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Subject Title
Operational Safety Industry Studies

Subject Description
Three modules on patient safety, Rail/transport safety and marine safety will be the focus of this session. Diversifying the use of aviation safety principles into other industries will be explored with the professors being subject matter experts in their fields. Applying the SMS and Quality Assurance principles in other regulated industries that utilize the standards of aviation will be developed during this course. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Compare Patient/Rail and Marine safety programs to Aviation SMS Programs
2. Explain the benefits of managing safety in a different industry
3. Modify aviation safety process for another industry application 
4. Identify the best practices in each safety program
5. Predict and project manpower expectations based on statistical reports

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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