Archives For system safety

In case you’ve been wondering what I’ve been doing since I said finis to this bog, the answer is, I’ve been writing. In fact I’ve been writing a book, titled, Critical Uncertainties. After several false starts, and putting it down for a bit I’ve got it to a stage that I’m ready to share a draft of it. There’s a couple of of the practice chapters to go, still working human factors, and I may add a safety case chapter, but at this point I’d be interested in feedback.

Update 15 June: Draft chapter on Off the Shelf added.

Update 4 Oct: First draft completed, phew! Now onto the first edit.

Yep, here I am in Canberra teaching for a week at ADFA. Though right at the moment I’ve been gazumped by RADM Uzzel. 🙂

For those of you interested in such things here’s a link to a draft copy of Professor Nancy Leveson’s latest book on system safety Engineering a Safer World, and her STAMP methodology.

Like Safeware it looks to become another classic of the system safety canon.

Over the last couple of months I’ve posted on various incidents involving the Airbus A330 aircraft from the perspective of system safety. As these posts are scattered through my blog I thought I’d pull them together, the earliest post is at the bottom.

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