Accession Number : ADA566771


Title :   Implementation Guideline for Maintenance Line Operations Safety Assessment (M-LOSA) and Ramp LOSA (R-LOSA) Programs


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : SAINT LOUIS UNIV MO


Personal Author(s) : Ma, Maggie J ; Rankin, William L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a566771.pdf


Report Date : Aug 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 74


Abstract : This guideline is a general reference guide for preparing for and implementing a Maintenance Line Operations Safety Assessment (M-LOSA) program or Ramp LOSA (R-LOSA) program. The intended target audiences of this guideline are LOSA program managers and members of the implementation team. This implementation guideline outlines and describes 11 major steps in implementing a LOSA program: 1. Obtain senior management's buy-in. If approval is given, then take the following steps: 2. Form an implementation team 3. Market maintenance and/or ramp LOSA programs 4. Integrate with existing safety programs/SMS 5. Develop LOSA infrastructure, including three parallel activities: 6. Adapt/customize LOSA database, 7. Conduct train-the-trainer training, 5.35. Establish and maintain a virtual LOSA website 6. Adapt/customize and conduct observer training 7. Collect data 8. Validate data 9. Populate and maintain database 10. Analyze data and compile a report 11. Provide feedback to employees To be effective, a LOSA program needs to address each individual organization's specific needs and complement existing safety programs.


Descriptors :   *MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT , DATA BASES , FEEDBACK , HANDBOOKS , ORGANIZATIONS , TRAINING


Subject Categories : Administration and Management


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE