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SYSTEM SAFETY

The application of operating, technical, and management techniques and principles to the safety aspects of a system throughout its life to reduce hazards to the lowest practical level through the most effective use of available resources. (NTSC)

SYSTEM SAFETY MANAGEMENT

An element of management that defines the system safety requirements and ensures the planning, implementation and accomplishment of system safety tasks and activities. (NTSC)

SYSTEM SAFETY PROGRAM

The combined tasks and activities of system safety management and system safety engineering that enhance operational effectiveness by satisfying the system safety requirements in a timely, cost-effective manner throughout all phases of a system life-cycle. (NTSC)

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

the process to arrive at a final design of a system which is selected from a number of alternatives that would accomplish the same objectives. As in most disciplines, there are usually a number of technical solutions to a set…