Vision Statement

To make the world a safer place through safer systems.

Mission Statement

Advance the system safety discipline by creating an international, interdependent network of system safety professionals dedicated to the continuous improvement of the art, sciences and technology needed to provide the best total system safety solutions. Be the recognized international leader in the system safety discipline.


The International System Safety Society is a non-profit organization supporting safety professionals worldwide. With a wide range of individual and corporate members, the Society is affiliated with major corporations, educational institutions and other agencies. The system safety concept focuses on the application of systems engineering and systems management to the process of hazard, safety and risk analysis. Chapters around the globe, the annual International System Safety Conference, and the renowned Journal of System Safety are just a few of the means by which we strive to accomplish our objectives.

Our Web site offers a wealth of resources for members and visitors alike. We invite you to return to it often.

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ISSS Information Brochure

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Journal of System Safety

Journal of System Safety

About the Journal

Journal of System Safety is the official publication of the System Safety Society and is the leading source of cutting-edge information about the latest developments in the system safety field.

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Membership Status

Membership Application Form

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Professional Members — Join now for $130 — No application fees

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Administrative This membership status is reserved for Students and Honorary members only. Join for free — No application fees — No annual dues

You can now pay your dues to the ISSS through the ISSC37 website.

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Conference Info

Conference Info

Current Conference

The 37th International System Safety Conference

Norfolk VA
July 29 - Aug 2, 2019

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Past Conferences

The 36th International System Safety Conference

August 13-17, 2018
Phoenix, AZ

The 35th International System Safety Conference

August 21–25 2017
Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico

ISSC 35 Gallery

The 34th International System Safety Conference

August 8–12, 2016
Renaissance Hotel at Sea World, Orlando, Florida

Bulletin Board

2019 ISSS Call for Award Nominations

June 15th cutoff for applications.

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Download the awards program (.ppt format)


MIL-STD-882E officially released on 11May2012.

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Officers, Directors and Chapter Presidents —

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