ICAO Cabin Safety Programme
The Flight Operations Section is responsible for the development and maintenance of standards and recommended practices as well as guidance material related to cabin safety.
ICAO's CABIN SAFETY PROGRAMME FOCUSES ON:
Regulations relating to cabin operations;
Operator’s procedures and documentation;
Cabin crew training and qualifications (including facilities and devices);
Design and manufacturing;
Equipment and furnishings on board aircraft;
The operational environment.
View the ICAO Cabin Safety Programme for 2017-2019
Overview of Cabin Safety
The Safety Role of Cabin Crew
Preventing incidents from escalating in the cabin, such as smoke or fire;
Informing the flight crew of abnormal situations observed in the cabin or relating to the aircraft, such as
pressurization problems, engine anomalies, and contamination of critical surfaces;
Preventing unlawful interference and managing passenger events that can compromise safety and security
of the flight, such as hijackings.