(1) This regulation applies to an aerial work operator that is required by regulation 138.140 to have a safety management system.
(2) The operator's safety manager must have:
(a) sufficient relevant experience in carrying out, or managing other persons in carrying out, air operations; and
(b) sufficient relevant safety management experience to capably lead, manage and set standards to enable the operator to safely implement its safety management system in accordance with its operations manual; and
(c) a satisfactory record in the conduct or management of air operations; and
(d) sufficient safety and regulatory knowledge to enable the operator to conduct the operator's aerial work operations safely and in accordance with its operations manual and the civil aviation legislation.