Inherently Safer Design - issue 262

Issue Number: 262


Have you ever been asked to undertake an ISD study and wondered why something so simple is so hard to achieve in practice? Presented below is a way that ISD can be applied as a team process — not the only way, but one way — and hinges on the premise that the real value of an ISD team study is the thought processes and safety discussions it initiates as part of creating an inherently safer design. In other words, it’s not just what you do, it’s the way that you do it, and that’s what gets results.

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