BASOS -Medicine Hat 2018

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Basic Airport Safety and Operations


Instructor: Wayne Anaka C.M.

Duration: 3 days

Date & Location:

June 18-20, 2018 - Medicine Hat, AB
This course will be held at the City of Medicine Hat Fire Hall Station #3.
5 Halifax Way SW, Medicine Hat, T1A 8K4.
Map to course location

Hotel: A block of rooms at a hotel will not be booked for this course.

Course Schedule: The course will run from approximately 8am to 4pm each day.

Other Information: Enrollment includes lunches. Please notify IAAE Canada of any dietary restrictions when registering.

To register complete the Registration Form   Cart  $850 Members    Cart  $950 Non-Members 

Day One:
1.Overview of the Course
2.SMS – Safety Management Systems
a.What is SMS
b.The 4 P’s of Safety Management
c.The 3 Critical Elements in building an SMS Program
d.Developing and maintaining your “Safety Culture”
e.The benefits of a SMS Culture
f.The 5 Steps of a safety process essential to your SMS
g.Total integration of the SMS Culture from CEO to entry level colleague
h.The Features of an excellent Safety Management System
iii.Roles of each Level
iv.Making Safety a “Core Value”
v.Setting Goals
vi.Hazzard identification & Risk Analysis & Management
vii.Establishing and maintaining an effective reporting system
viii.Safety Audit & Assessment
ix.Accident & Incident reporting & investigation
x.Safety Orientation and Recurrent Training
xi.Establishing and maintaining an effective Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
xii.Documentation!!!! Documenting is essential!
i.SMS Role Play & Exercises

Day Two:
Transport Canada
1.Transport Canada Regulations & Compliance
a.TP 312 Overview (direct to IAAE TP312 specific course)
b.Zoning Overview
c.Certifications & Inspections
Airport Operator
1.Airport Operator Airside Maintenance Summer & Winter
a.Runway, Taxiway & Apron maintenance Summer
iii.Paving and Sealing repair
iv.Daily FOD inspection & cleanup
b.Runway, Taxiway & Apron maintenance Winter
i.Monitoring Runway & Taxiway conditions
ii.JBI Braking action testing and reporting
iii.Approve deicing/anti-icing chemicals
iv.Snow removal do’s and don’ts
v.Snow clearance priorities
vi.Acceptable accumulation levels
vii.Snow melting and “pink” snow handling
c.Runway, Taxiway & Apron Lighting requirements & maintenance overview
d.Runway and Taxiway directional signage overview
e.Gate Guidance systems and markings overview
2. Airport Construction Safety – Airside
a.Examples of Construction Accidents & Incidents
i.Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) 2009
ii.Blue Grass Airport (LEX) 2006
iii.Taipei Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (CKS) 2000
b.Common causal factors in Safety Events
i.ATIS errors or fail to read
ii.NOTAM errors or fail to read
iii.ATC Communication confusion (phraseology)
iv.Outdated or fail to read Charts & Diagrams
v.Human Error
i.Follow ACAC protocol portfolio
a)Enhanced NOTAM information
c)Improved Signage & Markings
d)Onsite experienced support
e)Introduce and follow “Best Management Practices”
f)Communication & Education through inter-organizational cooperation (ACI, AAAE, IATA, ICAO, TC FAA & JAA etc.)

3.Airside Self-inspections and Wildlife Program Overview
a.Three (3) Level Inspection System
i.Routine Inspections
ii.Detailed Inspections
iii.Operational Management Audits & Inspections
iv.You-tube sample inspections
b.Wildlife Control Program
i.Types of wildlife posing safety issues at Airports
ii.Bird strikes
iii.Runway & taxiway incursions
iv.Electrical damage
c.Wildlife Management
i.Approved plants & planting zones
ii.Taste aversion planting
iii.Scrub shrub planting
iv.Exclusion devices
v.Harassment devices
vi.Other methods and devices
vii.Documentation & trend analysis
viii.YouTube video samples of bird strike damage
d.Lightning detection systems and precautions

Day Three:
4.Nav Canada Overview
a.Role and Operating Procedure Overview
5.Airport Navigation Aids/Approach Landing Systems
c.Tower Operations
d.Control Centre
e.Apron Control
6.Aircraft Characteristics
a.Compatibility Requirements
b.Charts encompassing individual aircraft types characteristics & dimensions
c.Generic Servicing Requirements for Ground Handling
d.General Servicing Requirements for Catering
e.Generic Servicing Requirements for Fueling
f.Generic Servicing Requirements for Deicing
g.Sample equipment staging & movement around gated aircraft

7. Ground Handling Overview
a.Marshalling procedures
b.Arrival & Departure operating procedures
c.Pushback procedures
d.Towing requirements & procedures
e.Baggage makeup procedures
f.Staging equipment at gates
g.Lavatory & Water servicing
h.GPU provisioning
i.Air Start operations
j.Air Conditioning & Heating
k.Engine & APU caution
8.Fueling Overview
a. Tanker fueling requirements
b. Hydrant fueling procedures
c. Scheduling procedures
d. Communication procedures
e. Fuel farm storage requirements & environmental stewardship
9.Introduction to Ramp and Fueling Equipment
a.Stationary Equipment
i.Ground power units
ii.Air start units
iii.Portable water
iv.All of the above can also be driven and tow along
v.Jet Bridges
b. Self-powered equipment
i. Baggage & cargo tractors
ii. Passenger Stairs
iii. Belt loaders
iv. ULD Loaders
v. Pushback & Tow tractors
vi. Lavatory (toilet) servicing units
vii. Tow along equipment
a. Baggage carts
b. Container & pallet dollies
c.Electric equipment & charging requirements
i. All of the diesel and gas powered Ramp Equipment can also come as electric
ii. Special requirements for charging space and power source
iii. Advantages of electric equipment
d. Parking requirements
10. Airside Vehicle Operating Permits (AVOP) Overview and Requirements
11. Aircraft Operations & Safety Overview

Refund & Cancellation Policy:
IAAEC reserves the right to reschedule any program if the number of registrants is insufficient. In this event, we will notify all registrants and refund the registration fee in full.
• Any costs incurred by registrants, such as hotel cancellation fees or airline penalties, are the responsibility of the  registrants.
• Registrations are transferable.
• Cancellations 10 days prior to the date of the course will incur a $100 administration fee.
• No-shows will be responsible for the full course fee.


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