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As world leaders in aviation safety, we like to challenge the norms and push back the barriers to understanding aviation safety issues. Browse our library of industry-leading Thought Leadership Papers, articles and informative materials to help you develop your own views.

Putting the spotlight back on the CAMO
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
Managed Competence - a key enabler for safety performance
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
Human Factors in Engineering: Understanding the Impact of the Human in the System
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
Kevin Hopwood
Baines Simmons
Just Culture for safety performance
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
2015 CHC Safety Summit: Keven Baines - Just Culture
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
What is Safety Performance?
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
The Flight Operations Manager in the 21st Century
Chaz Counter
Baines Simmons
No Human Factors – No SMS
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
Building Effective SMS in Business Aviation
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
New Frontiers - New Safety Risk Management Challenges?
Keven Baines
Managing Director, Baines Simmons
Perfect Storm - RAF Air Safety Magazine Article
Gp Capt Ian Gail,
Wg Cdr Anthony Keeling and
Wg Cdr Simon Strasdin
RAF Lossiemouth
The importance of safety as a strategic boardroom issue - Flight Safety 2013 Conference
Keven Baines
Managing Director, Baines Simmons
Steve Solomon
Director of Group Aviation Safety, Compliance & Security at Thomas Cook Group
The Challenges of Integrating SMS
Keven Baines & Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
Risk-based oversight: who has control?
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
Initiating safety culture changes in a military environment - Defence Management Journal Feature
Steve Harriss
Baines Simmons
How fast is SMS Maturing? Results from the 2012 SMS Maturity Index Survey
Ronnie Smith
Baines Simmons
Safety Training: Ticking boxes or unfolding arms?
Neil Richardson
Baines Simmons
Unlocking safety information through a Just Culture
Dr Sarah Flaherty
Baines Simmons
Safety Management Systems - An Independent Perspective
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
Driving Your SMS Beyond Compliance to Performance
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
CAMO Evolution Aviation Week 'European Perspective'
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
SMS Standstill Aviation Week 'European Perspective'
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
Flight Manuals - Who needs them?
David Innes
Baines Simmons
Safety Culture - What's Yours?
Jim Smith
Baines Simmons Americas
Air Operators Regulation Change close to Final Issue - A Reflection on its Impact
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
Back to basics? A commentary on the management of Airworthiness
Neil Richardson
Baines Simmons
A Just Culture Reality Check
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
Safety Management Systems - What is the Problem
Rob Spence
Baines Simmons
Just Culture Guidance Material for Interfacing with the Judicial System
Eurocontrol
The importance of Organisational Leadership
Rob Spence
Baines Simmons
The Nimrod Review - Executive Summary
Charles Haddon-Cave QC
Zero Tolerance?
Peter Hogston
Baines Simmons
Be SMARRT® and FAiR® to Improve Your Safety Performance
Jerry Allen
Baines Simmons Americas
SMS... Safety and Security but not what you might be thinking
Baines Simmons
Aircraft Maintenance Incident Analysis
Safety Regulation Group
UK CAA
Moving away from the Penalty Driven Culture: A Maintenance and Ground Operations perspective
Jerry Allen
Baines Simmons Americas
Getting It Right: Human Factors helping the maintainer or ticking the box?
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
ICAO Safety Management Proposal
ICAO
SMS Solutions
Baines Simmons
Achieving a Safety Culture in Aviation
Patrick Hudson
Leiden University
One small step for management one giant leap for error management
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
HK Safety Management Systems - a guide to implementation
Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department
"An International Call to Action" SMS speech
Rogert A Sturgell
CAAS - SMS Assessment Checklist
CAAS
ICAO Safety Management Manual
ICAO
Fatigue Risk Assessment of Aircraft Maintenance Tasks
Rhodes & Associates Inc.
Safety Management Systems - Advisory Circular
Civil Aviation Safety Authority Australia
An introduction to Safety Management Systems
Transport Canada
Safety Culture - The Ultimate Goal
Patrick Hudson
Human Factors in Maintenance - JAA Working Group Report - May 2001
JAA
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
2015
Chris Drew & Kevin Hopwood
Baines Simmons & Baines Simmons
2015
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
2015
Keven Baines
Baines Simmons
2015
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
2015
Keven Baines
Managing Director, Baines Simmons
2014
Gp Capt Ian Gail,
Wg Cdr Anthony Keeling and
Wg Cdr Simon Strasdin
RAF Lossiemouth
2014
Keven Baines & Steve Solomon
Managing Director, Baines Simmons & Director of Group Aviation Safety, Compliance & Security at Thomas Cook Group
2013
Keven Baines & Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
2013
Bob Simmons
Baines Simmons
2013
Neil Richardson
Baines Simmons
2012
Dr Sarah Flaherty
Baines Simmons
2011
David Innes
Baines Simmons
2011
Jim Smith
Baines Simmons Americas
2010
Chris Drew
Baines Simmons
2010
Charles Haddon-Cave QC
2009
Peter Hogston
Baines Simmons
2009
Safety Regulation Group
UK CAA
2009
Baines Simmons
2008
Patrick Hudson
Leiden University
2007
Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department
2007
Civil Aviation Safety Authority Australia
2003