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Basic Guide to System Safety

Basic Guide to System Safety - 2nd edition

Basic Guide to System Safety - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780471722410

ISBN10: 0471722413

Basic Guide to System Safety by Jeffrey W. Vincoli - ISBN 9780471722410
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Basic Guide to System Safety by Jeffrey W. Vincoli - ISBN 9780471722410

ISBN13: 9780471722410

ISBN10: 0471722413

Edition: 2ND 06

Summary

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

Basic Guide to System Safety is an ideal primer for practicing occupational safetyand 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

The Second Edition reflects current industry practices with a new chapter on the basic concepts, utility, and function of HAZOP and what-if analyses, two analytical techniques that have been routinely and successfully used in the petrochemical industry for decades. In addition, expanded coverage on the use of the job safety analysis (JSA) adds practical examples emphasizing its value and understanding.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. I. The System Safety Program

Ch. 1. System Safety: An Overview
Ch. 2. System Safety Concepts
Ch. 3. System Safety Program Requirements
Ch. 4. The Industrial Safety Connection
Ch. 5. Probability Theory and Statistical Analysis

Pt. II. System Safety Analysis: Techniques and Methods

Ch. 6. Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Ch. 7. Subsystem and System Hazard Analyses
Ch. 8. Operating and Support Hazard Analysis
Ch. 9. Energy Trace and Barrier Analysis
Ch. 10. Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
Ch. 11. Fault or Functional Hazard Analysis
Ch. 12. Fault Tree Analysis
Ch. 13. Management Oversight and Risk Tree
Ch. 14. Emerging Concepts

Other Editions of Basic Guide to System Safety

Basic Guide to System Safety by Vincoli - ISBN 9781118460207
Basic Guide to System Safety by Jeffrey W. Vincoli - ISBN 9780471285199