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AVT 4160 System Safety in Aviation

Advanced system safety management and the structured processes for recognizing the role of the flight crew and flight operations management in accident prevention, safety promotion, institution of a just safety culture, and the methods of assessing risk before a system fails.

Prerequisites: AVT 2242 and AVT 3242

Course Outcomes
  • Using the knowledge accumulated during the course, devise creative ways and methods to communicate safety values and commitment via written and oral formats, to include non-punitive self-reporting programs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a SMS risk assessment applied to a mission scenario using the SMS risk matrix, resulting in generating risk controls and safety assurances to monitor the risk controls put in place.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the four foundational concepts of Safety Management Systems: Safety Policy, Safety Risk Management, Safety Assurances, and Safety Promotion.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 203
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from 6:00PM to 8:40PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from
6:00PM to 8:40PM
Section: N01