Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Apply system safety definitions, principles, and concepts as discussed to a system safety program.
2. Illustrate how the safety precedence sequence is used and its relationship to the phases of the product life cycle.
3. Differentiate and assess the various roles and responsibilities of the members of the System Safety Planning Group.
4. Justify the need for a system safety program and the issues which must be addressed when implementing a program.5. Explain and evaluate the role of human factors in the system safety discipline.
6. Assess a system’s development and its applicable system safety precepts through its life cycle phases.
7. Apply statistical analysis techniques in Risk Management and risk acceptance decisions.
8. Identify and evaluate hazards using the hazard analysis techniques presented in the course (e.g., Energy Trace and Barrier Analysis, Management Oversight and Risk Tree, and Event and Causal Factors Charts and accident investigation.)
9. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)