Safety Management System

Definition(s)


Safety Management System

“Safety Management system” means a structured and documented system enabling company personnel to implement effectively the company safety and environmental protection policy, as defined in paragraph 1.1 of International Safety Management Code.

Source: IMO Resolution MEPC.213(63), 2012 Guidelines for the development of a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP), 2 March 2012, International Maritime Organization, Regulatory Guidance

 

Safety Management System

Safety Management System means a structured and documented system enabling Company personnel to implement effectively the Company safety and environmental protection policy.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.104(73), amendments to the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (ISM) Code), 5 December 2000, International Maritime Organization. Legislation

Safety Management System

A Safety Management System comprises all policies, objectives, roles, responsibilities accountabilities, codes, standards, communications, processes, procedures, tools, data and documents for managing safe operation of the facility. In the context of the OPGGS(S) Regulations, the SMS comprises all these aspects with a strong focus on the prevention, reduction or mitigation of MAEs. The SMS is not just documentation but is the actual implementation of processes, systems, procedures and practices on the facility.

Source: NOPSEMA Guidance Note: Safety Management Systems, N04300-GN1052, Australia, Revision 0, December 2012. Regulatory Guidance

 

Safety Management System

Safety management system, for a facility, means a system for managing occupational health and safety at the facility.

Source:  Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009 (Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 382 as amended), Australia, prepared on 1 January 2012. Regulations

 

Safety Management System

Safety management system means a system—
(a) to assure the safe operation of an installation through the effective management of hazards, including major accident hazards; and
(b) that addresses the matters set out in Schedule 1.

Source: Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013, SR 2013/208, New Zealand, as of May 2013. Regulations