Audit Question Set Section 5.5 Safety Risk

These questions can be used as an aid to assure that your project adheres to the policy briefed in clause 5.5 of the Statute Policy mandated by Defence Regulators which states;

Products, Systems or Services shall not have safety risks that have not been formally assessed, justified and declared to be Tolerable and As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).

- Policy Clause 5.5 Safety Risk

These questions address ASEMS Part 1, Clause 5.5 and DSA 01.1, Elements E and K.
Risk Assessments and Safety Cases
  1. How did the team ensure that the risks associated with its products were tolerable and ALARP at the point of delivery? 
  2. How did the team ensure that risks continued at tolerable and ALARP levels through life till disposal and where are details of its risk management activities recorded?
Self-Assurance
  1. How has the team assured itself that its risk management processes are adequate and effective and where are the results recorded?

Covers assurance for policy clause

Safety Risk

Products, Systems or Services shall not have safety risks that have not been formally assessed, justified and declared to be Tolerable and As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).

5.5

Assures Procedures

SMP07

Risk and ALARP Evaluation

This procedure provides guidance through Risk and ALARP Evaluation in order to identify where the system Risk meets Tolerability criteria, and where further action is required.

SMP08

Risk Reduction

This procedure provides risk reduction guidance for hazards that have not been evaluated as being either tolerable or broadly acceptable and ALARP.

SMP09

Risk Acceptance

This procedure provides guidance for the acceptance of risks based upon the evidence presented in support of the ALARP statements.