ICAO Annexes contain Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) adopted by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization as the minimum Standards applicable to international civil aviation. The Annexes below comprise SARPs related to cabin safety.Annex 6 — Operation of Aircraft, Part I — International Commercial Air Transport — Aeroplanes presents Standards and Recommended Practices related to:
The operator’s in-flight procedures
The minimum number of cabin crew required for each type of aeroplane
The assignment of cabin crew members’ emergency duties
Cabin crew at emergency evacuation stations
The protection of cabin crew during flight
Cabin crew training programmes
Equipment required on board aeroplanes
Cabin crew members’ fatigue management
Security-related procedures and security training programmes (for the prevention of illicit acts
against civil aviation)
Annex 8 — Airworthiness of Aircraft presents Standards and Recommended Practices related to:
Design and manufacturing of the aircraft cabin and the protection of its occupants
Systems design features
The operating environment and human factors, including ergonomics
Crashworthiness and cabin safety, including:
Design emergency landing loads
Cabin fire protection
Lighting and marking
Security-related design aspects of the cabin
Guidance material on airworthiness, including certification and surveillance can be found in the following documents:
Airworthiness Manual (Doc 9760) and Manual of Procedures for Operations Inspection, Certification and Continued Surveillance (Doc 8335).
Annex 19 — Safety Management presents SMS requirements applicable to operators of aeroplanes authorized to conduct international commercial air transport in accordance with Annex 6 Part I.
Safety Management Manual (Doc 9859) presents guidance on SMS and developing SMS training.