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, Delivery 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
Contracting for Safety
This generic procedure serves to outline the process of managing contracting safety.
Objectives and Targets
Setting objectives and targets are vital in helping to maintain environmental performance and drive continuous improvement. This procedure should help Delivery Teams identify objectives and targets related to impacts or aspects assessed as medium or high priority.
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.
This procedure describes the implementation of a Safety Committee, in order to ensure effective co-ordination between persons holding safety responsibilities.
This procedure guides the development of a Safety Management Plan which defines the Safety strategy, ensuring acceptable Safety performance through life.
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.
This procedure provides risk reduction guidance for hazards that have not been evaluated as being either tolerable or broadly acceptable and ALARP.
This procedure provides guidance for the acceptance of risks based upon the evidence presented in support of the ALARP statements.
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.
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.
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.