Through Life Safety - COM00059M
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- Department: Computer Science
- Module co-ordinator: Dr. Mark Nicholson
- Credit value: 10 credits
- Credit level: M
Academic year of delivery: 2020-21
Module will run
||Spring Term 2020-21
This module addresses the safety issues that arise after system deployment including:
- Safe management of operational systems
- Procedures required to maintain the safety of systems when maintenance or modification is required.
- Safety monitoring and advanced safety monitoring.
Module learning outcomes
- Compare equipment and operational safety cases
- Describe the relationship between equipment and operational safety cases
- Review operational procedures for safety implications
- Describe and participate in processes for the maintenance of ALARP in operation
- Plan data collection using information from the design safety case
- Describe the role and different levels of health monitoring in operational safety
- Describe and participate in analysis of operational data for safety
- Identifying and discuss issues relating to multiple organisations interacting in a safety programme
- Describe and participate in the application of the principles of obsolescence and change management
- Describe and participate in the application of techniques for accident modelling
- Critically compare techniques for accident modelling
- Explain the role of emergency planning in through life safety
- Discuss the state of the art and future directions in Through Life Safety
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Special assessment rules
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Individual written feedback is provided via the online feedback system. There will be a general feedback on the answers I was expecting and individual feedback on how well you did for each question.
**** Barry Turner, The Organizational and Interorganisational Development of Disasters, Administrative Science Quarterly, 1976
*** Sidney Dekker, Just Cluture, Ashgate, 2007
*** Charles Perrow, The Next Catastrophe, Princeton, 2007
*** Diane Vaughan, Challenger Launch Decision, Chicago, 1996
*** Leveson, Nancy, et al., Applying STAMP in accident analysis, Nasa Conference Publication, NASA, 2003
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