Safety Chats

One of the many benefits Baldwin offers our clients is live Safety Chats every Monday morning from 10:00 - 10:22 am (EST) when Baldwin's staff of experienced aviation professionals discuss topics affecting the aviation community. Below is a sampling of previous chats for you to enjoy.

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  • January 18, 2021

    Using Water Vapor Imagery to Understand the Atmosphere

    The atmosphere is our work environment and we should learn all we can about it. We look at the importance of imagery for weather predictions and flight planning.

  • January 11, 2021

    Elements of Safety Policy

    Safety policy and objectives is foundational to a safety management system. Policy is leaderships expression of how they want safety to be managed.

  • January 4, 2021

    Constructing a Functional Safety Manual

    We look at the importance of a safety manual, what to include and not include, constructing the manual, and more.

  • December 21, 2020

    WX Alert: Freezing Rain and the Effect on Santa's Sled

    A unique look at freezing ran

    and its effect on aviation.

  • December 14, 2020

    What's the Point of the

    Safety Committee?

    What should the safety committee be doing? Who should be on it? Should it be strategic or tactical? This and much more.

  • December 7, 2020

    Let's Get Real about the FRAT - Part 2

    A continuation of last weeks discussions on the FRAT. A discussion of the ways to make the FRAT more real.

  • November 30, 2020

    Let's Get Real about the FRAT

    Is a FRAT all that is needed for an effective SMS or has that been a misconception that has grown through the years

  • November 16, 2020

    WX Alert: The Alberta Clipper

    We discuss the implications Alberta Clippers have on business aviation safety.

  • November 9, 2020

    Organizational Pathogens:

    Just Culture in Action

     We discuss internal actions that can harm the organization and what leadership can be doing in the area of justice.

  • November 2, 2020

    Appropriate Safety

    Manager Training

    Safety manager training is important but what constitutes good training? We discuss the need for teaching the interdependency of the four elements of SMS.

  • October 26, 2020

    An Introduction to ARMS Methodology of Risk Assessment

    Learn more about ARMS and its ability to quantify some of the unquantifiable in operational risk assessment.

  • October 19, 2020

    Business Continuity in

    Times of Emergency

    A discussion of the means for preserving functions critical to the nature of your business in the face of a disaster.

  • October 12, 2020

    Using Inferential Statistics in Safety Management

    When we get data in, what can do with it besides sticking it in a graph which can have very little meaning.

  • October 5, 2020

    Reducing Stress and Anxiety During the Pandemic

    A discussion on the relationship between stress and fatigue and how you can communicate to reduce stress for others.

  • September 28, 2020

    Using Objectives to Improve Safety in the Organization-Part 2

    Learn how SPIs and SPTs fit into safety objectives. We take a look at some sample data and it can be used to set objectives

  • September 21, 2020

    Using Objectives to Improve Safety in the Organization-Part 1

    What safety objectives are and how they tie into performance indicators and performance targets. 

  • September 14, 2020

    Threat and Error


    We take a look at the framework for looking at hazards, assessing them and implementing controls.

  • August 31, 2020

    WX Alert: Atmospheric Stability

    Listen as we discuss what atmospheric stability is, how it develops, and how it effects weather locally and world-wide.

  • August 10, 2020

    Revisiting SPIs

    What are SPIs and how can you use them most effectively within your organization

  • August 3, 2020

    Setting Up Initial and Recurrent SMS Training

    What are the requirement for a safety manager in the area of initial and recurrent training and how to keep it relevant for your employees.​

  • March 9, 2020

    Accountable Executive Training

    We discuss how to present to your accountable executive including best formats, timetable, and what's required for an ISBAO Audit

Organizational Excellence
00:00 / 27:24

June 22, 2020

Organizational Excellence

Learn more about how an Internal Evaluation Program (IEP) can support  not just compliance but Organizational Excellence and Safety Performance Monitoring. 

Leading for SMS Engagement
00:00 / 18:56

June 1, 2020

Leading for SMS 


A discussion about the ways your leadership style can encourage your employees to report and be fully engaged in safety management. 

Leading Remotely
00:00 / 22:10

April 27, 2020

Leading Remotely

Conversation regarding leadership and the ways the we can adapt our leadership rather in person or with our remote employees.

WX Alert: The Meso-scale Convective Complex
00:00 / 16:33

June 15, 2020

WX Alert: The Meso-Scale Convective Complex

We talk about the Meso-Scale Convective Complex - what it is and how it affects your flight plans​.

WX Alert: Low-Level Jets
00:00 / 18:30

May 11, 2020

WX Alert: Low-Level Jets

Find out more about the causes of and preventative action you can take when encountering low-level jets.

WX Alert: Virga
00:00 / 20:06

April 13, 2020

WX Alert: Virga

The effects Virga can have causing moderate to severe turbulance and pose a hazard to flight operations.

Safety Communication Strategy
00:00 / 17:22

June 8, 2020

Safety Communication 


Do you have a strategy to communicate within your safety management system? 

The Safety Committee vs. The Safety Action Group
00:00 / 19:29

May 4, 2020

The Safety Committee vs.

The Safety Action Group

Learn more about the differences between the Safety Committee and the Safety Action Group and their uses no matter the size of your org.

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