TITLE

ASSESSING ALL THE RISKS

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);7/19/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7608, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the safety-case system that tries to assess all the risks that the technology might import on to the rail network in England. Mitigation of a possible hazard; Safety cases the equipment must pass during the procedure; Effect of the process on rolling stock on to the network.
ACCESSION #
7360747

 

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