Aims to capture and discuss the multitude of safety principles in a practical and applicable manner. It is organised by five categories of safety principles: Safety Reserves; Information and Control; Demonstrability; Optimisation; and Organisational Principles and Practices. Includes the history, the underlying theory, and the limitations and criticism of a large number of safety principles relevant to all related fields principle. Several chapters also problematise and critically discuss the very concept of a safety principle.
- Insights from leading international experts on safety and reliability
- Real-world applications and case studies including systems usability, verification and validation, human reliability, and safety barriers
- Different taxonomies for how safety principles are categorised
- Breakthroughs in safety and risk science that can significantly change, improve, and inform important practical decisions
- A structured treatment of safety principles relevant to numerous disciplines and application areas in industry and other sectors of society
- Comprehensive and practical coverage of the multitude of safety principles including maintenance optimisation, substitution, safety automation, risk communication, precautionary approaches, non-quantitative safety analysis, safety culture, and many others