A safety culture is the natural consequence of the presence of human beings in the aviation system. Safety culture has been described as "the way people behave in relation to safety and risks when no one is looking." It is an expression of the way in which the management and employees of an organization perceive, value and prioritize safety and is reflected in the extent to which individuals and groups:
Annex 19 requires States and service providers to promote a positive safety culture with a view to fostering effective implementation of safety management through the State Safety Program or Safety System. Operational Safety Management. (Safety Management System).