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Root Cause Analysis and Safety Investigation Course

Root Cause Analysis and Safety Investigation Course

When: 9/27/2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida  33401
United States
Contact: Stacey Bechdolt
(202) 367-1252

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Palm Beach County Convention Center

650 Okeechobee Boulevard

West Palm Beach, FL 33401



This course is designed to provide knowledge and tools in two key areas of a Safety Management System (SMS): Root Cause Analysis and Safety Investigations. It provides useful techniques and methods that allow managers at all levels to make their Safety Management System more effective to lower risk across all processes & procedures in aviation operations. As a vital part of SMS, this course includes an in-depth look at industry leading methods to determine the Root Cause(s) for hazards, incidents, accidents, audit findings and other undesired occurrences and conditions in the aviation industry. This course provides the knowledge and classroom experience to enhance problem solving effectiveness by providing various methods for in depth analysis of problem situations in aviation. All attendees will receive a course booklet, electronic copies of reference documents/tools in a USB memory stick and a paper copy of the Cause and Effect Diagram for the major case study/exercise performed in class. 



  • Provide the knowledge and techniques to understand and implement Root Cause Analysis in aviation organizations.
  • Enhance problem solving effectiveness by providing industry leading methods to perform deep analysis of problem situations.
  • Promote the ability to exercise problem solving in situations where the individual is not an expert in the process or technology involved.
  • Expand the set of tools available for analysis in the aviation environment.
  • Equip individuals and teams with the tools to systematically find the Root Cause of problems and prevent them from reoccurring.
  • Learn a disciplined, results oriented process for Root Cause Analysis in aviation.
  • Become familiar with industry leading tools for conducting safety investigations in various aspects of aviation operations. 



  • Experienced aviation professionals in charge of the implementation of a Safety Management System (SMS) in aviation operations.
  • Safety, quality, risk, and reliability managers and directors, operations supervisors and personnel, process owners, investigators, and any other aviation professional who would like to improve their ability to solve recurring safety problems.
  • Aviation personnel required to perform Root Cause Analysis, troubleshoot, and conduct problem solving.
  • Personnel at all levels involved in the day to day development, management, implementation and evaluation of a Safety Management System (SMS), Quality Management System (QMS), Internal Evaluation Program (IEP), internal and external audits to satisfy industry and regulatory requirements such as FAA, IOSA, ISAGO, EASA, ICAO, IS-BAO, IS-BAH, ARGUS, BARS, etc. 

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