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The IET Functional Safety Technical and Professional Network has been set up to support activities that improve the development and assurance of safe systems, and to draw together professionals working in functional and systems safety.


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Call for Contributions is now open and for the first time, no formal abstract is required. Simply email your proposed talk title and up to 200 words about what you want to present to Olexander Hryb by 30 March 2017.  Find out more here.
IET Safety and Security Code of Practice - Have your say on the brief for a new code of practice
The IET Safety TPN has been working closely with the IET Standards Team on a scope for a new Safety and Security Code of Practice.   Have a look at the briefing documnet and let us know what you think of the idea, does it cover what you would expect, would this be useful and any other comments that we can feed back to the committee.

The next stage is to hold a scoping meeting at with around 30 interested stakeholders.  If you are interested in participating in a future scoping workshop on the area, see contact details here.

Get involved and give us your thoughts.
Functional Safety TPN Annual Open Meeting - 12 Oct 2016, IET London: Savoy Place

The TPN held its Annual Open Meeting as part of the System Safety and Cyber Security Conference 2016, on 12 Oct 2016.  The meeting confirmed the steering group members and set out plans for the coming year.  Slides from this and previous meeting are available in our files area.

ESAS16, DE&S's Environment and Safety Assurance Symposium, saw several new innovations this year.  For the first time, ESAS 2016 was hosted by MOD, DE&S in partnership with Atkins, IET and IIRSM.  Also in 2016, the IET and IIRSM introduced the Safety and Environmental Management Awards to the symposium. Awards were presented from the IET for ‘Innovation in Safety’ to an individual or team.  There were two awards, one for MOD and one for Industry.

The first winners of these prestigious awards were:
MOD - Osprey CSL and MOD A400M PT Win IET Innovation in Safety Award

Industry - Frazer-Nash Consultancy Win IET ‘Innovation In Safety’ Award At ESAS16
We hope to build on the success of these awards for and the collaboration between IET and DE&S in 2018.

Upcoming Events


SSCS is the largest conference for system safety specialists held in the UK; and the only conference where both safety and security engineers from around the world can meet and share ideas, new research and network. The 12th edition of the IET System Safety and Cyber Security conference, addressing key cyber challenges for the critical safety systems ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on Functional Safety TPN Mar 21, 2017 12:43 PM GMT


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