System Safety Links

System Safety Reference Documents:  
Air Force System Safety Handbook   First chapter has an excellent introduction to system safety with a discussion of the evolution of the DoD Standard 882 (DOD Standard Practice for System Safety).
MIL-STD-882E   MIL-STD-882E 11 May 2012 SUPERSEDING MIL-STD-882D 10 February 2000

LATEST released version, DoD Standard Practice for System Safety,  February 10, 2000  (pdf file)


Archived Superseded by 882D, MIL Standard Practice for System Safety,  January 19, 1993  (pdf file)


Archived Superseded by 882C, MIL Standard Practice for System Safety,  March 30, 1984  (pdf file)

System Safety Related DIDs   A listing of US Military DIDs associated with System Safety Tasks and Safety related analyses and data (Word files).
Software System Safety Handbook   From the Joint Services Computer Resources Management Group, US Navy, US Army, And US Air Force (pdf file)
NASA Software Safety Standard   NASA's Software Safety Standard (pdf file)
NASA Software Safety Guidebook   NASA's Software Safety Guidebook (pdf file). The handbook complement to the Software Safety Standard.
MIL-STD-1472F MIL-STD-1472F, 23 August, 1999, Superseding MIL-STD-1472E 31 March, 1998, Department of Defence Design Criteria Standard : Human Engineering
MIL-STD-882D MIL-STD-882D, 10 February, 2000, Seperseding MIL-STD-882C 19 January, 1993, Department of Defence Standard Practice for System Safety AMSC N/A AREA SAFT MIL-STD-882D
Web Links to Useful Sites:  
Board of Certified Safety Professionals BCSP - Advancing the Safety, Health, and Environmental Professional Since 1969.
Fault Tree Central   Dedicated to the advancement of fault tree analysis technology and information.
Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) A government and industry focal point for Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability, and Interoperability related Engineering, Data, Software, Information, Training and Technical Assistance.
Lightning Safety Information  
MSDS A portal that offers various MSDS related services. Among them is the MSDS search engine. This is a service that is becoming more popular every day. Containing over 715,000 different MSDS sheets, the database is available for free.
Safety-Critical Systems Club (SCSC)   The SCSC is part of the Centre for Software Reliability (CSR) at Newcastle University. The SCSC exists to raise awareness and facilitate technology transfer in the field of safety-critical systems. It is a non-profit organisation which cooperates with all bodies involved with or interested in safety-critical systems. For more information click the link above or contact Joan Atkinson.
Nancy Leveson MIT Software Safety Research, Nancy Leveson's page, a great resource for software safety research including Papers, Research, and the People of the MIT System/Software Safety Research Group headed by Nancy.
Semiconductor Safety Association  
System Safety Primer

Developed by the New England Chapter, this primer has been developed to provide basic information to those who might be interested in pursuing a career in the field of system safety. It contains a brief history describing how the discipline came into being, and its historical importance. A global portal dedicated to the tank and vessel industry.
Ted Goff's Safety Cartoons Some humorous bits that will probably hit home.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.  
US Army Missile Command Safety Homepage   Good link for some Army Aviation and Missile System Safety
OSHA Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)