Basic Guide to System Safety, Second Edition

Basic Guide to System Safety, Second Edition

Author(s): Jeffrey W. Vincoli

Published Online: 7 OCT 2005

Print ISBN: 9780471722410

Online ISBN: 9780471786450

DOI: 10.1002/0471786454

About this Book

Provides a nuts-and-bolts understanding of current system safety practices

Basic Guide to System Safety is an ideal primer for practicing occupational safety and health professionals and industrial safety engineers needing a quick introductionto system safety principles. Designed to familiarize the reader with the applicationof scientific and engineering principles for the timely identification of hazards, thisbook efficiently outlines the essentials of system safety and its impact on day-to-dayoccupational safety and health.

Divided into two main parts - The System Safety Program and System Safety Analysis: Techniques and Methods - this easy-to-understand book covers:

  • System safety concepts
  • System safety program requirements
  • Probability theory and statistical analysis
  • Preliminary hazard analysis
  • Failure mode and effect analysis
  • Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) and what-if analyses

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