Category Archive Training

Seminar of South American investigators in Lima

From September 3rd to 7th there was an important meeting at the ICAO Regional Office in Lima, Peru, between investigators representing the 13 South American States. Its aim was to analyze from different perspectives the most common factors related to accident and incident investigation.

The Seminar of investigators from the South American Region was conducted in 5 consecutive days of 7-hour sessions, with presentations given by Alexandre Lima Prado on behalf of the ICAO Lima office as well as discussion forums, group work, and conclusions formed about the topics dealt with in each session.

The first day was aimed solely at introducing the seminar and talks given by representatives of each State.  Tuesday focused on the following topic: “Accidents – a look into Management;” Wednesday’s topic was:  “The use of specialists – Is it necessary training?” and Thursday focused on the “Accident Response Plan.”

Finally, on Friday 7th September, there were presentations on:

International Airports – Information gathering

Fatigue: Is it possible to measure it?

ECCAIRS – Standardization of information.

Investigators Claudio Lavirgen, Regina Subia and Carlos Aguirre participated on behalf of Argentina.  (picture)

 

The General Director of the ICAO South American Regional Office Fabio Rahnemay Rabbani was in charge of closing the event.

Third ADREP/ECCAIRS Workshop within the ARCM framework

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Como parte  del Plan de Capacitación para el año 2018 del ARCM, se llevó a cabo, del 07 al 11 de mayo de 2018 el “Taller sobre los sistemas  ADREP/ECCAIRS (Accident and Incident Reporting Systems)” en  instalaciones  de la Oficina Regional Sudamericana de la OACI, de la ciudad de Lima (Perú). Con participación de  representantes de los Estados de la Region SAM.

Para esta ocasión, los instructores del taller, son representantes de la Oficina Regional Sudamericana de OACI y de organismos AIG de Chile y Brasil, que hicieron hincapié en la correcta carga de los reportes y la validación oportuna de la información del sistema SDCPS del ARCM, lo que repercutirá en una mejora en  el intercambio de información en la Region.

El ARCM tiene como uno de sus objetivos explotar datos de seguridad operacional del  SDCPS (Sistema de Recolección y Procesamiento de Datos de Seguridad Operacional) del ARCM. El SDCPS es una base de datos regional sobre accidentes e incidentes de aviación de Sudamérica.

Workshop on incidents and accidents for safety investigators

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La Safety Week, organizada por la JIAAC (ARG) del 13 al 17 de noviembre de 2017, comenzó con el “Workshop on Incidents and Accidents Safety Investigations” a cargo de BEA, el organismo de investigación de accidentes (AIG) de Francia.

Pamela Suárez, presidente del Comité Ejecutivo del ARCM, fue la encargada de la apertura de este inédito taller de nivel internacional que contó con una importante participación de investigadores tanto de la Argentina como de la región SAM, en el marco del AIG Regional Cooperation Mechanism (ARCM).

En su discurso destacó la importancia de tres ejes fundamentales para la investigación de accidentes: la capacitación, la cooperación y la apertura a la comunidad.

Suárez hizo hincapié en el papel de la capacitación como herramienta fundamental para el progreso de la actividad, resaltando la importancia que adquieren este tipo de talleres del más alto nivel internacional.

En ese contexto, agradeció profundamente la excelente predisposición demostrada por las autoridades del organismo AIG europeo y a todos los Estados de la Region SAM que participan activamente.

ADREP/ECCAIRS Workshop

In the framework of the South American AIG Regional Cooperation Mechanism (ARCM), and as part of the 2016 Training Programme, the “ADREP (Accident and Incident Reporting Systems)/ECCAIRS Systems Workshop” is taking place from 19 to 23 September 2016 at the headquarters of the ICAO South American Regional Office in the city of Lima (Peru). It has the participation of more than thirthy representatives of the South American and Caribbean States, including the following:

the Bahamas, Brazil, Costa Rica, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Venezuela.

One of the objectives of the ARCM is to incorporate the AIG Authorities of the SAM Region to the ARCM SDCPS (Safety Data Collection and Processing System). The SDCPS is a regional database of South American aircraft accidents and incidents.

The instructors from the ICAO South American Regional Office and JIAAC Argentina must provide support to the States in the implementation of a database with reactive information (accidents, serious incidents and incidents) facilitating information exchange in the Region.

2nd ADREP/ECCAIRS Workshop Bogota

In the framework of the South American AIG Regional Cooperation Mechanism (ARCM), and as part of the 2016 Training Programme, the Second ADREP/ECCAIRS (Accident and Incident Reporting Systems) Systems Workshop is held with the support of the Special Administrative Unit of Colombian Civil Aviation, from 22 to 26 August 2016 at the facilities of the Center for Aviation Science (CEA). Instructors from the ICAO South American Regional Office and JIAAC Argentina participate in the workshop.

One of the main goals of the workshop is to incorporate the AIG authority, Accident Investigation Group (GRIAA) of Colombia, into the ARCM SDCPS (Safety Data Collection and Processing System). The SDCPS is a regional database of aircraft accidents and incidents in South America.

Besides, other goals are to advise and train the civil aviation staff on the implementation of a State safety database and train officials from the different groups to use the tool.

More information: www.aerocivil.gov.co