Basic Guide to System Safety / Edition 2

Basic Guide to System Safety / Edition 2

by Jeffrey W. Vincoli
     
 

This book draws practical examples from functioning programs to demonstrate the most prevalent approaches to system safety today. Readers can quickly familiarize themselves with the essentials of everyday system safety in such vital areas as the interaction between occupational and system safety, integrating system safety into equipment design, OSHA compliance, and… See more details below

Overview

This book draws practical examples from functioning programs to demonstrate the most prevalent approaches to system safety today. Readers can quickly familiarize themselves with the essentials of everyday system safety in such vital areas as the interaction between occupational and system safety, integrating system safety into equipment design, OSHA compliance, and hazard analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900471722419
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition

Meet the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IThe System Safety Program1
Ch. 1System Safety: An Overview3
Ch. 2System Safety Concepts11
Ch. 3System Safety Program Requirements27
Ch. 4The Industrial Safety Connection39
Ch. 5Probability Theory and Statistical Analysis50
Pt. IISystem Safety Analysis: Techniques and Methods59
Ch. 6Preliminary Hazard Analysis61
Ch. 7Subsystem and System Hazard Analyses82
Ch. 8Operating and Support Hazard Analysis90
Ch. 9Energy Trace and Barrier Analysis101
Ch. 10Failure Mode and Effect Analysis110
Ch. 11Fault or Functional Hazard Analysis127
Ch. 12Fault Tree Analysis135
Ch. 13Management Oversight and Risk Tree150
Ch. 14Emerging Concepts159
Appendix169
Acronyms and Abbreviations174
Glossary177
Bibliography186
Index189

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