Accession Number:

ADA346804

Title:

Broad Area Review of the Enhanced Flight Screening Program

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC INSPECTOR GENERAL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-03-17

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

This review fulfills a Secretary of the Air Force tasking to conduct a Broad Area Review BAR of the Enhanced Flight Screening EFS program to reduce risk. On 16 Dec 97, the team began reviewing data and identifying hazards. The data review included the draft Air Education and TrainIng Command BAR on the EFS program, other program documentation, operations and maintenance manuals and procedures, and applicable Federal Aviation Administration FAA regulations. Initial hazard identification was performed through functional expert brainstorming, review of the draft AETC BAR, and use of the Air Force Safety Centers 5-M Mission, Man, Machine, Media, and Management Risk Identification Model. From 4-21 Jan 98, the team conducted interviews, reviewed data, and inspected facilities and equipment at locations involved with the EFS program. The team also conducted telephone interviews with the Federal Aviation Administration FAA in both Washington DC and at the Small Aircraft Directorate, Kansas City MO, and with personnel involved with the original T-3A acquisition and testing. Next, the team assessed the current EFS program against established goals and standard Air Force practices. This assessment completed the hazard identification process and provided data necessary to determine risks to the EFS programs safety and screening effectiveness. This risk was determined by evaluating a hazards probability of occurrence and severity. Once these risks were identified, the team evaluated methods to mitigate to levels considered acceptable.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE