The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) differentiates between the State safety programme and the safety management systems (SMS) used by service providers. ICAO defines the safety programme as follows:
A safety programme is an integrated set of regulations and activities aimed at improving safety.
This is the ASSI safety programme for the Overseas Territories and this forms part of the UK State Safety Programme. This is because it is the UK that is the signatory to the Chicago Convention.
This document replaces Part 1 of the State Safety Programme for the OTs document.
Part 2 of the State Safety Programme for the OTs describes how the current SSP implementation and safety plans were created together with how they are to be revised.
Part 3 of the State Safety Programme for the OTs is the collation of the individual implementation and safety plans for each OT. This is the "live" document of plans.
Here is a link to the UK State Safety Programme.
ASSI State Safety Programme Aims and Objectives
In support of our Safety Policy our aim to ensure that aviation activities within the UK Overseas Territories where ASSI is designated are able to achieve the highest practicable level of safety performance. Read more...