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This IET factfile seeks to set out the key principles of arc flash risk management using a risk-based approach. It is aimed at persons with responsibility for the management of safety in the control and implementation of work on electrical power equipment. Have a look and let us know what you think? Any technical questions or points you want to raise, then comment below and we will get to them. read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Jul 16, 2021 3:06 pm BST
The IET System Safety Engineering Technical Network are pleased to announce that Paulo Oliveira, Humberside Associate Director at ESC has been nominated Vice Chair. Paulo has been working with the TN since 2018. Paulo’s role as Vice Chair will be focused in identifying and presenting hot topics for discussion, drive engagement, input into TN plan and budget for the year as well as deputising for the IET Safety Chair. The IET System Safety Engineering TN supports activities that improve the development and assurance of safe systems drawing together professionals working in functional and system safety as well as helping the development of safe systems and services by giving safety issues proper consideration as part of system engineering. The TN interests include functional safety, Human Factors, Systems of systems and dynamic management of safety and exploring the interactions between safety, cyber security, resilience and other allied disciplines. Amongst its many activities like conferences, seminars and webinars the network has supported a number of initiatives including the recently developed and published IET code of practice for Cyber Security and Safety. Congratulations Paulo. read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Mar 30, 2021 6:08 pm BST
Help organisations understand how to assess and improve Safety Culture. The Safety Critical Systems Club's Safety Culture Working Group is running a survey on Assessing and Improving Safety Culture.  They are seeking feedback on organisations' experience of assessing and improving Safety Culture and have produced a short questionnaire: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SCWGsurvey read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET System Safety Engineering Network Feb 9, 2021 11:26 am GMT
The IET System Safety Engineering Network Committee organises programme of activities for IET members, engineers and members of the public. All of these events and activities are made possible by the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers. If you would like to know more about volunteering your time to help with our activities, please get in touch with any of the current volunteers listed below or the Community Manager for the network. read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Mar 19, 2019 11:23 am GMT
Leading on from the 'IET Software Tools in the Development of a Safety System' event that took place on 20th November, one of our excellent speakers at exida, Loren Stewart,  mentioned that they do a regular recorded webinars covering various fields, but that there were specific ones on Functional Safety, Certification and Software.     read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Nov 22, 2018 2:20 pm GMT
Over the past year, the Executive Committee has reviewed the scope and the direction of the Functional Safety Technical and Professional Network (TPN).  We want the network to stay relevant to the Safety community, by covering a wider remit and broadening our vision. Safety has a key part to play in the IET technical structure and we want the TPN to have a key role. We decided to change our name to the System Safety Engineering TPN to reflect this.   read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET System Safety Engineering Network Oct 30, 2018 7:36 am GMT
The IET Functional Safety TPN has been a partner organisation for the 2018 Environment & Safety Assurance Symposium, the UK MOD's flagship equipment safety and environmental protection event.  Held at the Defence Equipment & Support headquarters at MOD Abbey Wood in Bristol, it is attended by around 200 people from the MOD, industry and academia over two days.    read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Sep 20, 2018 10:49 am BST
We have a series of Safety and Cyber related events planned for the remaining quarter of 2018 covering safety critical systems and human factors, system safety and cyber security, software tools in the development of safety systems and cyber security in transport. read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Aug 17, 2018 3:04 pm BST
The Safety TPN Vice Chair is James Inge and James Inge is deputy head in the Quality, Safety and Environmental Protection group. His job is to ensure DE&S is delivery focused and safety driven. read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Jun 5, 2018 4:20 pm BST
In partnership with the IET, Atkins, IEMA and IIRSM The Environmental and Safety Assurance Symposium (ESAS ) is the MOD’s flagship Symposium focusing on Equipment Safety and Environmental Management.  18th and 19th September at MOD Abbey Wood, Bristol, BS34 8JH Hosted by DE&S and in partnership with Atkins, IET and  IIRSM read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET System Safety Engineering Network Mar 2, 2018 2:06 pm GMT

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