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Improvements in System Safety

Proceedings of the Sixteenth Safety-critical Systems Symposium, Bristol, UK, 5-7 February 2008

Editors: Redmill, Felix, Anderson, Tom (Eds.)

  • Proceedings of SSS 2008

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Improvements in System Safety contains the full complement of papers presented at the sixteenth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium, held at Bristol, UK, in February 2008.

The Symposium is for engineers, managers and academics in the field of safety, across all industry sectors, and so the papers included in this volume offer a wide-ranging coverage of major safety issues as well as a good blend of academic research and industrial experience. They include discussions of some of the most recent developments in the field.

The first paper reflects a tutorial – on The Safety Case – held on the first day of the Symposium. The subsequent 14 papers are presented under the headings of the Symposium’s sessions: Themes Reprised from SSS ’07; The Safety Case; Safety Culture; Human Factors; Achieving and Improving System Safety; Safety and Risk Analysis.

This book will be of interest to both academics and practitioners working in the safety-critical systems arena.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Safety Case Experiences from Harrier

    Jeff Lucas

    Pages 77-91

  • Investigation to Establish Whether Cultural Analysis can be used to Improve the Interactions Between Design, Safety and Operations Departments

    Tim Smith

    Pages 95-116

  • Human Performance Improvement-Reducing Significant Events in Nuclear Power

    Don Goble

    Pages 117-135

  • A Human Factors Perspective on Safety Management Systems

    Christopher Lowe

    Pages 139-153

  • Simplifying the Creation and Use of the Risk Matrix

    Robin Cook

    Pages 239-264

Buy this book

eBook $159.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84800-100-8
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  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84800-099-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Improvements in System Safety
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Sixteenth Safety-critical Systems Symposium, Bristol, UK, 5-7 February 2008
Editors
  • Felix Redmill
  • Tom Anderson
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84800-100-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84800-100-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84800-099-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 266
Number of Illustrations and Tables
42 b/w illustrations
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