The overall goal of Airside Safety is to maintain a secure and efficient environment for aircraft, vehicles, personnel and the travelling public. This department also promotes airport safety through posters, videos and educational awareness programs.
Safety and Security Officers (SSOs) play a key role when it comes to safety and security. Highly skilled and well trained, the team is fully capable of covering all facets of the airside environment. They are on duty 24/7 to monitor compliance in a wide variety of disciplines such as:
The Safety and Security team responds to all levels of emergencies and investigates all incidents and accidents. This department places great emphasis on the Airside Vehicle Operator's Permit (AVOP) program by administering tests and monitoring and enforcing all aspects of that program.
More information about AVOP.