ORO.FTL.120 Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

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Crew Member Responsibilities


Flight Time Specification Schemes

GM1 ORO.FTL.120 Fatigue risk management (FRM)

(a)       When FRM is required by this Subpart or an applicable certification specification, the operator shall establish, implement and maintain a FRM as an integral part of its management system. The FRM shall ensure compliance with the essential requirements in points 7.f, 7.g and 8.f of Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No. 216/2008. The FRM shall be described in the operations manual.

(b)       The FRM established, implemented and maintained shall provide for continuous improvement to the overall performance of the FRM and shall include:

(1)   a description of the philosophy and principles of the operator with regard to FRM, referred to as the FRM policy;

AMC1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(1) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(2)   documentation of the FRM processes, including a process for making personnel aware of their responsibilities and the procedure for amending this documentation;

AMC2 ORO.FTL.120(b)(2) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(3)   scientific principles and knowledge;

GM1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(3) Fatigue risk management (FRM)

(4)   a hazard identification and risk assessment process that allows managing the operational risk(s) of the operator arising from crew member fatigue on a continuous basis;

AMC1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(4) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

AMC2 ORO.FTL.120(b)(4) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(5)   a risk mitigation process that provides for remedial actions to be implemented promptly,  which  are  necessary  to  effectively  mitigate  the  operator’s  risk(s) arising from crew member fatigue and for continuous monitoring and regular assessment of the mitigation of fatigue risks achieved by such actions;

AMC1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(5) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(6)   FRM safety assurance processes;

AMC1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(6) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(7)   FRM promotion processes.

AMC1 ORO.FTL.120(b)(7) Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)

(c)       The FRM shall correspond to the flight time specification scheme, the size of the operator  and the nature  and complexity of  its activities,  taking  into  account the hazards and associated risks inherent in those activities and the applicable flight time specification scheme.

(d)       The operator shall take mitigating actions when the FRM safety assurance process shows that the required safety performance is not maintained.



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