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Data service providers--safety management system

             (1)  A data service provider must have a safety management system that:

                     (a)  is a systemic approach to managing safety; and

                     (b)  integrates human factors principles; and

                     (c)  includes the matters mentioned in subregulation (2).

             (2)  For paragraph (1)(c), the matters are the following:

                     (a)  organisational structures, accountabilities, policies and procedures necessary to manage safety in a systemic way;

                     (b)  a statement of the data service provider's safety policy, objectives and planning, including details of the following:

                              (i)  the management commitment to, and responsibility for, safety;

                             (ii)  the safety accountabilities of managers;

                            (iii)  the appointment of safety management personnel;

                            (iv)  how human factors principles are integrated into the safety management system;

                             (v)  a safety management system implementation plan;

                            (vi)  relevant third party relationships and interactions;

                           (vii)  coordination of an emergency response plan;

                          (viii)  safety management system documentation;

                     (c)  a safety risk management process, including:

                              (i)  hazard identification processes; and

                             (ii)  risk assessment and mitigation processes;

                     (d)  a safety assurance system, including details of processes for:

                              (i)  safety performance monitoring and measurement; and

                             (ii)  internal safety investigation; and

                            (iii)  management of change; and

                            (iv)  continuous improvement of the safety management system;

                     (e)  a safety training and promotion system, including details of the following:

                              (i)  safety management system training and education;

                             (ii)  safety management system safety communication.

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