International Federation of Airworthiness. Promoting AirwortinessInternationalImpartial
International Federation of Airworthiness. Promoting AirwortinessInternationalImpartial

ECAST Guidance on Hazards Identification

Home Documents ECAST Guidance on Hazards Identification

Developed by ECAST, this document presents guidance on hazard identification to support Risk Assessment and Management in a (Safety) Management System.

‘Safety risk assessment is one of the functions in a Safety Management System and an important element of safety risk assessment is the identification of hazards.

A hazard can be considered as a dormant potential for harm which is present in one form or another within the aviation system or its environment. This potential for harm may be in the form of a natural hazard such as terrain, or a technical hazard such as wrong runway markings.

This document develops the concept of ‘the hazard’ within a safety risk management framework which also defines risk,safety events, undesirable events, outcomes, consequences and risk controls (barriers or mitigations). ‘


Leave a Reply

My Cart

Latest Technical

Approach certification in a holistic, integrated aircraft-level way says; IFA
14th October 2019
Report on Boeing 737 MAX Flight Control System
14th October 2019
How is GA doing on the Safety front? Latest Joseph T. Nall Report issued
11th October 2019

Upcoming Events

  1. MRO Europe

    15th October @ 12:00 am - 17th October @ 11:59 pm
  2. Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Conference

    16th October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. EASA Aircraft Maintenance Workshop

    23rd October @ 8:00 am - 25th October @ 5:00 pm


We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

  • Cookie Consent
  • GDPR consent

Cookie Consent

We use cookies to help bring you the best viewing experience of our site. By clicking Accept, you agree to us doing so. Please see our full privacy policy here.

GDPR consent

By entering data into any of our contact forms or signing in as a member you agree for IFA to store your credentials for use on the website and marketing.