• 1. Managing safety as a fundamental operational priority.
  • 2. Continually improving the company’s management system.
  • 3. Meeting all relevant national and international safety standards.
  • 4. Complying with all applicable legislative and regulatory operational requirements and standards, including the protection in the use of safety information contained in SDCPS established for the sole purpose of improving aviation safety, and qualified for protection under specified conditions. (Safety Data Collection and Processing Systems)
  • 5. Providing the necessary human and financial resources for the implementation of this Safety Policy, including facilities and systems.
  • 6. Promoting and fostering the Safety Management System as the company’s primary means of achieving operational safety.
  • 7. Establishing, maintaining, reviewing and improving safety programs, safety procedures and individual safety responsibilities.
  • 8. Developing and embedding a safety culture across the Company, as measured by:
    • a. Having safety paramount in the actions and decisions of the Board, Management and Employees.
    • b. All operational staff having clear written definitions of their responsibilities with respect to safety performance and having been successfully trained in the meaning, extent and practical application of those responsibilities.
    • c. Establishing and maintaining “Just Culture” based on the principles of ‘good faith’ and ‘reasonable care’ that defines the line between acceptable and unacceptable actions distinguish wilful acts of misconduct from inadvertent errors, providing for an appropriate punitive response as necessary.
    • d. Maintaining records in the Safety Office that clearly demonstrate that safety is Yangon Airport Group first priority and that on-time performance is a secondary priority.
    • e. Improving throughout the operation, employees actively report occurrences, hazards and incidents to ensure adherence to company policies.
    • f. Continuous improvements to the level of safety in the airline’s operations.
    • g. To encourage staff and contractors in reporting hazards, a rewards/recognition scheme is established and reviewed by management.
  • 9. Providing our employees with adequate and appropriate aviation safety training and regular safety information dispatches to enable them to work safely.
  • 10. Managing risks to either eliminate them or mitigate them to an acceptable level of safety.
  • 11. Ensuring externally supplied systems and services meet appropriate regulatory (both local and relevant foreign regulatory bodies) and company safety standards.
  • 12. Providing our employees with all personal protective equipment required for a task and ensuring that our employers wear the equipment when performing the task. Employees are required under the authority of this policy to refuse to carry out any task where required such equipment is not available or is defective and shall be held responsible if they are not wearing the equipment in circumstances that demand the equipment to be worn and for any incident resulting from the non-wearing of the equipment.
  • 13. Management committed to a culture that has safety, security and quality as fundamental priorities and continued efforts in promoting a positive safety culture with working together to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • 2. If not, employees must report the circumstances of their unsuitability to their immediate supervisor for instructions. Under no circumstances shall an employee continue to undertake duty while unfit or unwell.
  • 1. Develop and instill a security culture across all operations and activities
  • 2. Comply with, and wherever possible, exceed, legislative and regulatory requirements
  • 3. Ensure that all staff are provided with adequate and appropriate aviation safety information and training, that they are competent in safety matters and are only allocated tasks commensurate with their skills with clearly defined accountabilities and responsibilities
  • 4. Ensure resources are available to implement security policy in order to minimize risks.
  • 5. Ensure that all staff and contractors are aware of the importance of communicating relevant security information and reporting any potential hazards or security breaches
  • 6. Senior management will regularly review safety/security trends and issue directives and orders for controlling/improving those trends
  • 7. Regularly review these Security policies with the goal of continual improvement
  • 8. Ensure that Emergency Response planning is based upon assessment of risk and includes consideration of a major aircraft accident and/or non-aircraft accident relative to YAG operations or to assist customer airlines in time of their need for assistance

Yangon Airport Group will make every effort to provide a safe and healthy work environment. All employers, supervisors and workers must be dedicated to the continuing objective of reducing risk of injury.
Yangon Airport Group as employer is ultimately responsible for worker health and safety, taking every reasonable precaution for the protection of workers in the workplace.

Managers and supervisors will be held accountable for the health and safety of workers under their supervision. Managers and supervisors are subject to various duties in the workplace, including the duty to ensure that machinery and equipment are safe and that workers work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures.

Every worker must protect his or her own health and safety by working in compliance with the law and with safe work practices and procedures established by the employer. Workers will receive information, training and competent supervision in their specific work tasks to protect their health and safety.

Every employee is obligated to him/herself, his/her fellow workers, our customers and visitors to immediately report all unsafe practices or procedures to his/her supervisor whenever they occur.

  • 2. Employees who report unintentional errors or acts will not be punished.
  • 3. All YAG employees have the duty to report safety, security and compliance irregularities to their manager verbally and by calling or emailing.
  • 4.YAG employees are responsible for their actions. This non-punitive system does not eliminate responsibility for any INTENTIONAL non-compliance or a DELIBERATE failure to report safety or security violations.
  • 5.Violations of this policy can lead disciplinary action, up to and including termination

Any employee reporting for duty or being found performing duty while under the influence of alcohol or psychoactive substances shall immediately be removed from duty and placed on suspension pending review by his supervisors, managers and the MD.

  • a. Violations of this policy can lead disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
  • b. Recognizing that employees with alcohol problems require professional help, YAG provides an Employee Assistance Program for any employee or family member who wants to seek confidential counseling.

Operationally critical functions are those functions have the potential to affect operational safety or security. In general, most front line operational functions in load control, passenger handling, baggage handling, aircraft handling and loading, aircraft movement and cargo handling would be considered operationally critical as well as function that involve the front of operational personnel.

  • 1. Meeting or exceeding all environmental laws and regulations;
  • 2. Developing and maintaining systems and processes that identify and manage the significant environmental impacts and risks that are apparent in our operations;
  • 3. Integrating considerations for the environment into business planning and operating activities;
  • 4. Setting and reviewing objectives and targets to effect continuous improvement in environmental performance;
  • 5. Promoting processes and work practices which minimize and where possible eliminate environmental impacts;
  • 6. Minimizing waste and improving the efficiency of resources utilized, and;
  • 7.Building relationships by communicating openly with authorities, community and other stakeholders;

Through the active participation of all YAG staff, we will strive to meet and exceed these goals and to demonstrate environmental excellence to our customers and the community.

  • 1. Providing sufficient and suitable resources to implement and maintain an integrated Management System.
  • 2. Management procedures shall be implemented, supervised and controlled at all stations
  • 3.Educating and training all personnel to continually improve the skills at YAG.
  • 4. Regular Review of performance based indicators by senior management.
  • 5. Regular analysis of malfunctions or undesirable operational results
  • 6. Establishing , reviewing and communicating performance measures
  • 7. Auditing all Operational activities on a regular basis, whether done internally or by external auditors.
  • 8. Following up with corrective actions
  • 9. Ensuring that the audit schedule for each department is approved by the MD
  • 10. Ensuring that contracts executed with external service providers that conduct outsourced operations for security, equipment maintenance, training, etc. Identify measurable standards that can be monitored to ensure safety, security and all other requirements of the contract or agreement are fulfilled.
  • 11. Ensuring that YAG has an effective system for the management and control of documentation, records and data used in the conduct of operations.
  • 12. Creating and documenting the implementation of processes to manage changes within and external to the organization.
  • 13. Monitoring compliance with all regulatory, company, customer airlines and ISAGO standards.
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