Preliminary Hazard Analysis Procedure

Overview

Preliminary hazard analysis is performed to identify possible hazards that could be created by the system being designed. This information can then be used to reduce the severity or build-in safeguards against the effects of the identified hazards.
Common sources of hazards are:

When a hazard is identified it can be categorized and treated as accepted or as needing further investigation. When safety is an issue the hazard will be tracked in an hazard log and subjected to continual review.

When a hazard is accepted its effects shall be controlled by a change in design.

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