Safety Engineering



Definition

Safety engineering is the activity consisting of the cohesive collection of all tasks that are primarily performed to ensure the safety of an endeavor and its work products.

Goals

The typical goals of the safety engineering activity are to:

Objectives

The typical objectives of the safety engineering activity are to:

Examples

Examples of the safety engineering activity include engineering the safety of a:

Preconditions

Safety engineering typically may begin when the following preconditions hold:

Completion Criteria

Safety engineering is typically complete when the following postconditions hold:

Tasks

The safety engineering activity typically involves the following producers performing the following tasks:


Environments

Safety engineering is typically performed using the following environment(s) and associated tools:

Work Products

The safety engineering activity typically results in the production of the following work products:

Phases

The safety engineering activity tasks are typically performed individual phases as documented in the following table:


Phase Relevant Safety Tasks
Business Strategy Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Certification
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Business Optimization Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Certification
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Initiation Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Construction Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Delivery Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Certification
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Usage Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Certification
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis
Retirement Phase Incident Investigation
Safety Compliance Assessment
Safety Certification
Safety Monitoring
Safety Program Planning
Safety Risk Analysis

Guidelines