Fireside Partners has been a partner in the Global Aerospace SM4 Aviation Safety Program since its inception in 2010. This innovative and industry leading safety program combines all four critical components of Safety Management. With a commitment to safety unsurpassed in the aviation insurance industry, they help their customers understand how to manage risks, improve safety training, strengthen their safety culture and improve their safety systems. The SM4 program continues to evolve to meet the needs of the industry and provide targeted subject matter experts and financial support to the aerospace sector.  


The SM4 Community of Excellence promotes a concept that elevates the program and delivers unmatched service to the aviation industry. The Partners and Subject Matter Experts continue to revolutionize the program to make it more visible and provide easy access to the many aviation safety benefits it provides.

SM4 Safety Resource Articles 

High-Consequence Decision-Making: The Data is Telling an Important Story
Pilot Error Accidents: There Is More To the Story

Your Pandemic Operating Plan: Process vs. People
Empirical Safety Data Finally Emerges Regarding Masks and Face Coverings. It May Not Be What You Expected.
Travel Safety - Watch What You Drink!
Confidence as the Foundation for Effective Emergency Response

Evaluating Safety When Selecting Air Charters
Vetting and Selecting a Supplemental Lift Provider
After all the Industry Hyperbole, Conferences, and Congressional Hearings—Is Business Aviation Any Closer to Reliability In Aircraft Tracking? 
The Question Game 
Emotional Buy-In to Your Emergency Response Program 
Emergency Response Program: A Holistic Approach 
Sorry, There's No App For That 
The Missing Component of a World-Class Flight Department 
Key Considerations When Building a Family Assistance Team Beyond Notification and Family Assistance 
Emergency Response and Fast-Moving Media 
NIMS Resource Management 
Gaining Situational Awareness in your EOC 
Improving Post-Incident Communication and Coordination 
Using NIMS to Improve Your Emergency Response Plan 
The National Incident Management System 
Clearing the Air on Family Assistance, Part III: If The Unthinkable Happens, Will We Be In It Alone? 
Clearing the Air on Family Assistance, Part II:
Family Assistance. So What IS It?
Clearing the Air
A Culture Of Readiness And Responsibility