Aligning MoD POSMS safety and poems environmental risk approaches - experience and guidance

R.L. Maguire
2010 5th IET International Conference on System Safety 2010   unpublished
The alignment between safety and environment risk assessment processes has been done for one UK MoD Land Systems defence project and this paper provides a record of that along with guidance on how this alignment may be done for other programmes. The rest of this paper is arranged as follows; section 1 gives an introduction; section 2 looks at the POSMS and POEMS procedure descriptions of severity and likelihood; section 3 considers how the POSMS and POEMS procedures differ in their construction
more » ... of risk tolerability matrices; and discusses potential issues and difficulties concerned with the alignment process; section 4 describes how the alignment process has been followed through on an existing Land project; and section 5 captures some guiding principles for carrying out future alignment processes in other programmes.
doi:10.1049/cp.2010.0834 fatcat:4xhos6t3zfgxlark2pnq2pxhdq