The FAA today published a Notice and request for comments relating to its intent to conduct a suvey of Part 145 maintenance organizations regarding the human factors elements of part 145 including training, error management, fatigue management, to name a few. According to the Notice, “Part 145 organizations will receive an invitation via e- mail to complete a web-based survey. The information collected will be used to assess what companies have done, are doing or are planning to do regarding the human factors elements of part 145” and what they do in support of their human factors program. The FAA intends to collect the data from an anticipated 1,080 companies world-wide.
Comments to the Notice should be submitted by February 23, 2006 to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention FAA Desk Officer. If you would like further information regarding the Notice or the proposed survey, you may contact Judy Street at (202) 267-9895.