Safety Risk Management

This division is responsible for all aspects of safety risk management, and is directly answerable to the Director General. It supports and advises the latter in the co-ordination and control of all safety-related aspects of the activities of FOCA. Its numerous duties include recording and analysing occurrences of relevance to safety, and passing on recommendations to the FOCA management board and/or divisions. SRM is also responsible for managing the Swiss Safety Programme (SSP).

It also maintains and constantly updates a risk database and co-ordinates risk assessment in all areas (aircraft, flight operations, infrastructure). Furthermore, it functions as a co-ordination office for contacts with the Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation and the aviation safety officer at the Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).

Division head: Marc Keusch