To understand the aviation SMS database tools below, work from left to right.
Hazard Reporting Solution is the simplest and focuses on basic and advanced hazard reporting tools. The risk management portion to track corrective actions and conduct investigations is the same powerful Issue Manager that is available in all the SMS solutions.
Risk Management Solution builds on the Hazard Reporting Solution. The most significant addition to this solution is the Proactive Hazard Analysis Tool (PHAT) and the Hazard Register. There is also a highly configurable Risk Assessment Tool, commonly known as FRAT or Flight Risk Assessment Tool. FRAT can be used for all types of operations, and not just Flight Ops.
Safety-Quality Assurance Solution builds on the Risk Management Solution. If you are really serious about complying with regulatory requirements, then this is the recommended solution. Besides great online and offline auditing tools, you will also gain access to more advanced charting and analytical tools.
Enterprise version has all modules. If your company has several sister companies, SMS Pro will give your company access to the Enterprise version at the price of the Safety-Quality Assurance Solution, provided all companies use the system.