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Basic Guide to System Safety

ISBN-10: 0471722413
ISBN-13: 9780471722410
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: Basic Guide to System Safety, Second Edition demonstrates how the various methods and techniques first developed under the principles of system safety engineering can best be applied to the every-day practice of occupational safety and health  More...

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List price: $96.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/31/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Basic Guide to System Safety, Second Edition demonstrates how the various methods and techniques first developed under the principles of system safety engineering can best be applied to the every-day practice of occupational safety and health compliance. This book approaches the subject without assuming that the reader has an extensive background in system safety engineering.

JEFFREY W. VINCOLI, CSP, received the Performance Excellence Award in 2002 for his work at the World Trade Center disaster recovery. Currently, he is the Manager of Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Assessments and Procedures for Bechtel Corporation. He has decades of experience as a consultant and professional safety engineer for companies including McDonnell Douglas/Boeing. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the System Safety Society, and the National Environmental Health Association and has written numerous journal articles on occupational safety.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The System Safety Program
System Safety: An Overview
Background
System Safety and Assessment of Risk
System Safety Concepts
Fundamentals
The System Safety Process
System Safety Criteria
Cost and Risk Acceptance
Management Commitment
System Safety Program Requirements
The Safety Charter
Selling Safety to Management
The System Safety Effort
Life Cycle Phases and the System Safety Process
The Industrial Safety Connection
The Occupational Safety and Health Act
Accident Prevention through System Design
The Process of Task Analysis
Job Safety Analysis and System Safety
System Safety: An Integral Part of the Overall Organization
Probability Theory and Statistical Analysis
Introduction
Probability
Statistics
Summary
System Safety Analysis: Techniques and Methods
Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Introduction
The PHA Development Process
The Preliminary Hazard Analysis Report
PHA Example
Summary
Subsystem and System Hazard Analysis
Introduction
The Subsystem Hazard Analysis Report
SSHA Example
Summary
Operating and Support Hazard Analysis
Introduction
Ergonomics
When to Perform the O&SHA
O&SHA Example
Summary
Energy Trace and Barrier Analysis
Introduction
Uses of the ETBA
Performing the ETBA
ETBA Example
Summary
Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
Introduction
Performing a FMEA
FMEA Example
Summary
Fault or Functional Hazard Analysis
Introduction
The FHA Process
FHA Example
Summary
Fault Tree Analysis
Introduction
Qualitative and Quantitative Reasoning
Constructing a Fault Tree
FTA Examples
Probability Values and the Fault Tree
Summary
Management Oversight and Risk Tree
Introduction
The MORT Analytical Chart
MORT Use
The MORT Event Tree
MORT Analysis Example
Summary
HAZOP and What-If Analyses
Introduction
Background
Team Members
Reference Data Requirements
The Concept of "Nodes"
Conducting the What-If Analysis
Conducting the HAZOP Study
The Analysis Report
Summary
Special Use Analysis Techniques
Introduction
Sneak Circuit Analysis
Software Hazard Analysis
Summary
Epilogue
Sources of Additional Information and Training
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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