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Chapter Objectives

  • Advance the management and technology of System Safety in all areas of human endeavor where a systematic approach and analytical evaluation directed toward hazard control can be applied.
  • Improve the dissemination of information between individuals in this field and related fields.
  • Improve public understanding of the discipline.
  • Promote and improve System Safety as a profession.
  • Promote within the Chapter's jurisdiction the activities and objectives of the International System Safety Society.

 

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