4.7. Safety and Environmental Objectives and Targets

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This clause is part of policy clause section 4 Safety and Environmental Cases/Assessments . These Clauses contain the requirements that each safety and environmental case/assessment shall contain. Defence Regulators may require further, additional, requirements to what is contained in these clauses. Adherence to these Clauses will ensure safety and environmental cases/assessments contain the minimum evidence necessary to support safety and environmental arguments that Products, Systems and Services are safe to use.

Clause 4.7 of the Statute Policy mandated by DE&S states;

Operating Centres, Project Teams or equivalents shall establish and maintain relevant safety and environmental objectives with a resourced programme to achieve targets.

- Policy Clause 4.7 Safety and Environmental Objectives and Targets

This page links to all of the guidance and assurance that is necessary to fulfil in order to adhere to this policy.

Procedures Subject to Policy

GMP01

Contracting for Safety

This generic procedure serves to outline the process of managing contracting safety.

EMP06

Objectives and Targets

Setting objectives and targets are vital in helping to maintain environmental performance and drive continuous improvement. This procedure should help project teams identify objectives and targets related to impacts or aspects assessed as medium or high priority.

SMP01

Project Safety Initiation

This procedure describes the start-up of safety management activities on a project. It identifies safety stakeholders, and legislative and other standards that should be satisfied. The procedure also creates the key elements of the safety management organisation for the project.

SMP02

Safety Committee

This procedure describes the implementation of a Safety Committee, in order to ensure effective co-ordination between persons holding safety responsibilities.

SMP03

Safety Planning

This procedure guides the development of a Safety Management Plan which defines the Safety strategy, ensuring acceptable Safety performance through life.

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.

SMP10

Safety Requirements and Contracts

This procedure provides guidance for defining the requirements of the Safety Management System (SMS), and how it will be demonstrated that safety targets have been met. The procedure also provides guidance for the development of contractual terms with external contractors where they are required.

SMP12

Safety Case and Safety Case Report

This procedure provides guidance on the development of a Safety Case and Safety Case Report. The Safety Case brings together all project safety information, forming a number of arguments which are summarised in the Safety Case Report.

SMP13

In-Service Safety Management System

This procedure provides guidance for sustaining safety performance by ensuring in-service arrangements are recognised and operated.

Audit Question Set

Audit Question Set Section 4.7 Safety and Environmental Objectives and Targets

The Audit Question Set used as assurance in order to adhere to the policy described in policy clause 4.7.

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