Aviation Safety (MSAS)


MSAS 611  Aviation/Aerospace System Safety  3 Credits (3,0)

History of system safety. Risk management, hazard analysis, and risk mitigation. The impact of system safety throughout life cycle of the system. Role of system safety in aircraft certification. Impact of new technology on aviation/aerospace system safety.

MSAS 612  Aviation/Aerospace Industrial Safety Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Health, safety, and environmental issues in workplace aviation and aerospace nonflight situations. History of industrial safety. Roles and relationships between government, corporation, safety management and the worker. Non flight-related federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and advisories. Developing management leadership and employee involvement in managing health, safety, and environmental (HSE) issues. Workplace industrial risks. Training programs to sustain HSE programs.

MSAS 615  Aviation/Aerospace Accident Investigation and Analysis  3 Credits (3,0)

Collecting, preserving and reconstructing accident scene data. Regulations governing accident reporting and investigation. Roles of federal and international agencies. Methods, techniques, and procedures for accident investigation. Witness interview techniques. Accident scene safety. Crash survivability.

MSAS 621  Aviation/Aerospace Safety Program Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Planning and managing an effective aviation safety program. Principles and theories of key aviation Safety Management System elements. Monitoring and measurement of aviation safety performance. Aviation safety team member positions, typical roles, job description, responsibilities, personnel requirements, and functions of personnel involved in the aviation safety management process. Safety audits and inspections, performance criteria and evaluation programs, job safety analysis, and trend analysis programs. Aviation safety promotion and safety culture.

MSAS 627  Aviation Safety Data Management and Analysis  3 Credits (3,0)

Collection, management, analysis and dissemination of aviation safety data. Current aviation safety data sources and analysis tools used to isolate aviation safety issues and determine solutions. Parties responsible for managing aviation safety data. Presentation of data to various stakeholders. Processes in place to guarantee data integrity, security, and privacy.