Safety Management Systems Virtual Assistant 




SMS Virtual Assistant

Would you like personalized SMS training, consulting, advice, coaching, or assistance? If so, our SMS Virtual Assistant (SMSVA) is perfect for you! An SMSVA provides that extra help you might need with your SMS implementation, as well as the ongoing processes once your SMS has been established.


SMSVA Benefits

  • Cost effective
  • No travel expenses
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Quick response times (< 24 hours)
  • Global availability
  • SMS expert guidance and advice
  • Virtual options include teleconference, Skype, WhatsApp, and email  


What can an SMSVA help with?

Non-exhaustive list

  • SMS implementation guidance
  • Safety policy development
  • Safety risk management / hazard identification assistance
  • Safety assurance assistance
  • Safety promotion assistance
  • SMS manual development
  • SMS documentation development / assistance
  • Coaching
  • Training
  • Mentoring
  • Participation in your Safety Review Board (SRB)
  • Analysis / review / feedback of your SMS (Gap Analysis)
  • Brainstorming sessions


Pricing for an SMSVA is simple and affordable, retainer-based, with no long-term commitments. You only pay for what you need, when you need it!




SMS Virtual Safety Office


There are many smaller aviation service providers without the infrastructure or expertise to efficiently manage their own SMS. These operators are not SMS subject matter experts and need help! Their SMS may (or may not) be required, but the need exists, nonetheless. Examples of these operators include small:

  • Corporate flight departments
  • Part 135 flight departments 
  • Helicopter operators
  • Airports
  • Aviation Maintenance Organizations (AMOs or MROs)
  • Drone operators
  • Agricultural operations
  • Sight-seeing tour operators
  • FBOs
  • Manufacturers 



Benefits of a Virtual Safety Office

Your VSO is available through your own SMS Internet portal operated by a Safety Analyst Mentor (SAM).

A VSO enables smaller operators to capitalize on the features and capabilities of a robust SMS Web application for a very low monthly subscription fee. A dedicated, trained Safety Analyst Mentor (SAM) becomes part of your VSO subscription and performs the following functions:

  • SMS Application administration
  • Hazard/safety event identification, analysis, tracking, and assignment
  • Trend analysis
  • Assist with risk analysis
  • Create reports
  • Client coaching, training, and mentoring
  • Track and manage action item assignments
  • Perform safety promotion activities (surveys and newsletters)
  • Update stored manuals, documents, policies, and procedures as directed by client


If you're a small operator, you may also be interested in our SMS for Small Aviation Organizations online course 

Contact us for more information about our SMS virtual services