Aerodrome Chief Tasks Staff On Safety


In a bid to ensure safety in the aviation industry the Head of Operations, Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standard (DAAS), Mr A.T. Oladipo, has charged staff of his directorate to take their safety responsibilities very seriously.
Oladapo, who gave the charge during a two-day interactive training session for the Aerodrome operations officers, held in Lagos, noted that safety starts from the ground.
He drew the attention of participants to the core responsibilities of aerodrome safety officers and inspectors which include proper work ethics and mode of operation of all their activities.
Oladapo also educated the participants to the review of all their operational documents in line with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPs).
The aviation executive urged them on the need to review some vital documents like Civil Aviation Act 2006/ Part 12 Regulations, Airport Operations, Aerodrome Standard Manual and Aircraft Handling, among others.
According to him, the primary responsibility of DAAS is to ensure safety and security at all Nigerian aerodrome and its airspace in conformity with the relevant standard and recommended practices of ICAO.
He tasked his staff to show full concentration and professionalism in the discharge of their duties for effective service delivery.