PRLog - Jan. 13, 2013 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Recently, NorthWest Data Solutions (NWDS), an Alaska Web design and development company in Anchorage, Alaska that develops aviation safety software, discontinued the free aviation safety management software, SMS Pro Lite. Another aviation safety product replaced the free version called SMS Pro 10-100 (http://www.asms-
SMS Pro 10-100 or commonly called "Ten-One Hundred" allows ten users to use the enterprise grade aviation safety software product SMS Pro in its entirety. The product offering was prepared specifically for small airports, aviation maintenance and overhaul stations (MROs), fixed base operators (FBOs) and flight schools. Biz jet operators are not eligible for this aviation safety management product.
Christopher Howell, CEO of NorthWest Data Solutions http://www.nwds-
SMS Pro™ is used by a wide range of clients, including military, quasi-military, police and civilian aviation service providers. Civilian aviation service providers are required in most countries to implement formal aviation safety management systems (SMS) due to a 2006 ICAO regulatory requirement. Due to the lack of aviation specific software developed to manage these ICAO requirements, NWDS developed SMS Pro™, one of the most popular, affordably priced Web based safety management software products. See http://www.aviation-
Aviation safety management systems don't hold new concepts, but imply a businesslike approach to safety management. Safety management systems provide a systematic, structured, documented and comprehensive process for managing aviation safety hazards and their inherent risks.
Similar to other management systems, such as quality and environmental, a safety management system provides for goals and objectives setting, safety planning, and continuously measuring performance. Effective safety management systems have their essence interwoven into the culture of an organization. They becomes part of the way business perform there operations, the way people do their jobs.