ॐ सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः
सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः ।
सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु
मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् ।
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥


Meaning:
1: Om, May All be Happy,
2: May All be Free from Illness.
3: May All See what is Auspicious,
4: May no one Suffer.
5: Om Peace, Peace, Peace.


Alice in wonderland

Safety is a condition where no one is harmed

In order to ensure safety, it has to become a way of life & not a chore which needs to be repeatedly performed.Complying with the bare minimum standards is not enough to ensure safety. Keep enough buffers for your personal safety & for others too.

A generative safety culture prevails when everyone feels responsible for managing their safety and that of others.

Today’s high safety standards in some countries are a direct result of long-term policies encouraging social dialogue, effective legislation and a strong prevailing safety culture. .

Even a non-traditional work environment builds on traditional values and concepts. Trust is one of those values that are of increasing importance. In order to build and promote safety culture, there is an urgent need to build trust amongst the stakeholders. Steven Covey author of ‘Speed of trust” has observed that in poor-performing work cultures low trust often masquerades as bureaucracy, dysfunction, inefficiency, turnover or disengagement. Leaders mistakenly dismiss trust-building as a secondary focus, concentrating on the wrong cause — when the trust should actually be the primary focus.


The sole objective of ‘Safety Matters’ is to establish a generative safety culture through collaboration with the society & the government

Safety matters is a non governmental organisation formed under the India Trust Act. Strong institutions are considered to be the essential foundations and play an important role in shaping and incentivising the way societies and organisations behave.

Safety matters through its various endeavours, will help take up the cause of initiating a dialogue on safety, facilitate to establish a generative safety culture through collaborative decision making and institutionalise safety.

“The first duty of business is to survive and the guiding principle of business economics is not the maximisation of profit – it is the avoidance of loss…”

Peter Drucker


MOU

The Memorandum of Understanding

To promote safety culture in all industry using any forms of transportation.
To assist individuals and organizations to build trust and a healthy relationship in the industry
which promotes safety.
To take up the cause of safety and represent individuals at various forums where they
would need expert assistance.
To disseminate knowledge and training for a better understanding of safety culture for the
industry.
.To increase awareness about the concept of safety and safety culture amongst the users
of all forms of transportation.

Read here for more….


The Trustees

Trust

Capt. Amit Singh FRAeS is a training and safety expert with over 30 years experience in the commercial air transport industry. Amit has been associated with two startup Low-Cost Carriers and has hands-on experience with the needs & challenges. Amit has been a part of the senior management with IndiGo & Air Asia India. Amit has been speaking at international forums on training & safety. Amit is also the author of mindFly the Human Factors blog.

Mrs. Kavita Singh is a successful business entrepreneur & interior designer. She holds degrees and diplomas in Economics and Business Management amongst others. She is currently working in the senior management of a leading American Design Firm.


Membership

Membership rules (coming soon)


Iceberg

Safety Initiatives

  • Safety Survey
  • Repository of Anonymous Safety Experiences(RASE)
  • Technical reports to MoCA for re-investigation of accidents
  • Suggestions submitted for the restructuring of DGCA
  • FSD, DGCA Road map (2008)
  • The petition filed with MoCA for change of Indian Aircraft Rule 1937, 19(3)
  • A grievance filed with PMO, CPGRAMS
  • Letter to MoCA providing evidence of tampering at Kozhikode crash site
  • Read more ……

Be positive

Take up a cause with Safety Matters


 
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