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... 17 To gain a better understanding of who within the airport organization submits safety reports, a series of questions was asked to ascertain what divisions, departments, tenants, and stakeholders submit what types of reports and through what methods. The reporting was further categorized into mandatory and voluntary segments to assess whether compatibilities, similarities, or differences existed.
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... 18 or rotated through individual airport assignments (including law enforcement support of TSA) operations.
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... 19 Enforcement Type Lease Agreements Licenses Rules and Regulations Contracts Municipality or City Ordinances Other Respondent count by enforcement type 13 1 16 8 7 4 Respondent percent by enforcement type 37 3 46 23 20 11 3 shaded cells = 3 highest percentages. TABLE 9 AIRPORT SAFETY REPORTING ENFORCEMENT MECHANISMS codes of regulations.
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... 20 Passengers, the Flying Public, and Communities Most safety concerns reported from the public were routed through onsite staff (for the most part staff located in the terminal or landside) , such as police, customer service agents, custodians, or any badged airport staff.
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... 21 A Safety report received B/C Methods to analyze or collect additional information D Methods of response to submitter (if any) E Methods to assess risk F Methods to identify mitigation or resolution G Methods to trend and track activities H Identified trends I Methods to report on activities J/K Frequency and audience of reports FIGURE 4 Sequential data collection and management steps relating to safety report processes.
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... 22 Mitigation Solution Identification Methods As Part of SRA Initial Triage/ Response Formal Meeting Management Decision (escalation) Brainstorming Risk Parameters or Thresholds Regulatory or Safety Guidance Individual/ Small Team Decision Other Respondent count of mitigation solution identification methods 20 30 26 19 26 10 33 29 2 Respondent percent of mitigation solution identification methods 57 86 74 54 74 29 94 83 6 3 shaded cells = 3 highest percentages.
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... 23 Fewer Reports Incomplete Reports More Anonymous Reports Fewer Accidents and Incidents Better Quality Reports More Complete Reports Other Respondent count of trend types 3 1 0 1 6 2 4 Respondent percent of trend types 9 3 0 3 17 6 11 3 shaded cells = 3 highest percentages. TABLE 17 DATA COLLECTION -- TRENDS IDENTIFIED THUS FAR Methods to Present Information Posters Website Bulletin Board Meetings Training Briefings Verbal Reports Email Other Respondent count of methods to present information 0 4 1 30 7 10 14 5 Respondent percent of methods to present information 0 11 3 86 23 29 37 14 3 shaded cells = 3 highest percentages.
From page 24...
... 24 a start-to-finish series of questions. As noted previously, most safety reports are received by phone, meetings, and verbally through an airport representative.
From page 25...
... 25 For airports with formal SRA processes in place, 74% used a formal SRA risk matrix to assess risk, 71% assessed risk definitions (or thresholds) , and 49% used a documented risk procedure to aid in formal risk analysis.
From page 26...
... 26 we are using to inform everyone." A non-hub airport representative indicated that the airport staff are in the process of standardizing information collection, including photos of or detailed description of slips, trips, and falls for insurance claims, which is improving overall quality and the value of the reports. Most respondents (86%)

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