Workshop Description: 

This Company Aviation Safety Officer (CASO) Workshop is offered over 2 full days and is designed to familiarize the candidate to the various roles, responsibilities and duties of a Company Aviation Safety Officer. It meets the requirements of CAR’s 705.153, 573.06(8) 302.505, as well as CARs 723.07.

Course Content:

  • Review of the roles and responsibilities of a safety officer, including required skills and knowledge
  • Explanation of accident causation using the Reason’s Model as a method to better understand why accident occur
  • Discussion on risk management dealing with different aspects such as how to conduct risk management activities and how to communicate risk
  • Explanation of the Shell Model and its use in accident investigation
  • Discussion on the importance of a good reporting system and the various benefits and limitations
  • Explanation of the key differences between safety audits and safety surveys and when they are applicable
  • Review of the importance of a good emergency Response Plan including what constitutes a good plan, what elements it needs as well as how to test it.


Upon completion of this workshop, participants will possess a thorough understanding of how the key skills, knowledge and activities that an active safety officer must possess. 


Any Questions? 

Sohini Famili- Manager, Skills Development & Partnerships 

Phone: (613) 727 8272 x 232 

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