September 2012
GAO Reports;9/12/2012, p1
Government Documents
The article focuses on the findings of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The implementation of SMS is required for FAA and several of its business lines and it is taking steps to require industry implementation. GAO suggests that FAA develop systems to track SMS implementation, evaluate employee performance, and assess whether SMS meets its goals and objectives.


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