The CAA has a fundamental role of setting safety standards and ensuring that these are met.
Any occurences with possible safety implications are closely scrutinsed so that we can be confident that the highest practicable levels of safety are achieved.
All parts of the 'aviation system' are closely monitored, this includes:
Data is collected and analysed, and potential risks are identified. Where appropriate we will fund research or a specific safety initiative.
This section of the web site provides details of this important work.