Rural Fire Service task rejection management
Date issue released
Safety Issue Description

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service did not have a policy or procedures in place to manage task rejections, nor to communicate this information internally or to other pilots working in the same area of operation.

Issue number
AO-2020-007-SI-01
Issue Status
Open – Safety action pending
Transport Function
Aviation: General aviation
Issue Owner
New South Wales Rural Fire Service
Mode of Transport
Aviation
Issue Status Justification

To be advised

Safety recommendation
Action number
AO-2020-007-SR-09
Organisation
NSW Rural Fire Service
Action date
Action Status
Released
Action description

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the New South Wales Rural Fire Service take further action to address the absence of policies and procedures for personnel to effectively manage and communicate task rejections on the basis of operational safety concerns.